01 Jun '17, 3pm

New uses for domain names? Good luck with that.

It would be nice to find new uses for domain names, but there’s a reason nothing has come to fruition yet. .XYZ’s new promotion comparing numeric .xyz domain names to bitcoin is certainly bizarre. One of the pitches in Uniregistry’s promotional email yesterday was that cheap number .xyz domains could be used in ways domain names currently are not used: Nominal overhead costs allow businesses and entrepreneurs to affordably register blocks of .xyz domains (e.g. everything between 1230000.xyz – 1239999.xyz or all dates between 01012018.xyz – 12312018.xyz), which can then be paired with Internet of Things (IoT) device serial numbers, used as vanity addresses for system networks, matched to phone numbers or identification numbers, traded as digital currencies, or repurposed for any other type of creative function. Finding new uses for domain names is the only hope the domain n...

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