15 Jun '11, 6pm

GM Buys Domain Name AkersonIsAnIdiot.com + More

GM Buys Domain Name AkersonIsAnIdiot.com + More

Since the main flower man (DomainShane.com) in the domain name space covered some domain names that grabbed his eye with several "Fraud" domain names registered, I thought I would share a couple domain names that grabbed my eye and all of them were registered by General Motors . For some reason, somebody at GM felt that "somebody else" may think that AkersonIsAnIdiot.com (Daniel Akerson is Chairman and CEO of GM) so they (GM) registered the domain name. I only assume they registered it because they thought somebody may register it (defense registration), that is unless the person that registered it at GM truly feels that Akerson IS an idiot as the domain states… My first thought was "brand protection" but my second thought was… somebody that buys domains for GM might be upset with Mr Akerson… so the verdict is still out on that one. I never met the guy, so I can’t say eith...

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