31 May '17, 6pm

(.)io domain leads this week's end user sales report:

Three letter domain .io domain name sells for $12,000. It’s not often that the top end user sale I discover at Sedo is a .io domain name. And, the asterisk on this sale is that it’s not yet clear who bought the domain. But at $12,000, the sale of ICO.io is definitely an end user. The domain name expired at the end of last year and the new owner cashed in. Other end user buyers at Sedo over the past week include a $6 billion company that bought a .ru (Russia) domain name and a real estate firm that picked up a .berlin. Here’s the list of end user sales I uncovered: (You can view previous lists like this here .) ICO.io $12,000 – The new owner hasn’t been revealed yet. But this price for a .io like this is definitely an end user. SitePad.com £10,000 – Softaculous, a Mumbai software company, bought this domain name for its website builder. TurnIt.com $9,000 – Greip (translates...

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