18 May '11, 2am

Breaking: Amazon Buys A.co, Z.co, K.co and Cloud.Co

According to TechCrunch, Amazon purchased these domains from the .Co Registry for an undisclosed price. “.Co is about to hit its 1 millionth domain registered in little under a year of service (.com is at over a hundred million) and is about to set up a stable pricing plan for one letter and two letter domains.” .Co representative Lori Anne Wardi was quoted by TechCrunch as saying: “With every allocation of a single letter domain name the pool of these gets less and less, with every sale we do the resource becomes smaller. We have a very long list of people who want one letter and two letter domains and price will be set high enough that each person who buys one of these will use it.” As we all know Overstock bought O.co for $350,000 and has rebranded its non-US operations as O.co . We also know that the .Co registry allocated Twitter; T.Co for use as a shortener and Godad...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2011/05/17/breaking-amazon-buys...

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According to TechCrunch, Amazon purchased these domains from the .Co Registry for an undisclosed price. “.Co is about to h...