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Father Domainicus on Elon Musk and the X.com domain deal

My brothers and sisters in domaining, I salute you; this is Father Domainicus, on a rare sunny and dry afternoon here in Florida. I have been working diligently to preserve the faith to our Domain Lord, rest assured, hallowed be His name. Many a domain investor inquired during the past 24 hours, about Elon Musk’s […]

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Billionaire Elon Musk reacquired x.com

Billionaire entrepreneur and PayPal founder Elon Musk has reacquired the domain name x.com for an undisclosed sum. X.com was the domain he acquired in 1999 and originally used for PayPal, before its 2001 rebrand. Musk, who currently runs private space travel trailblazer SpaceX, confirmed the purchase in a tweet today: Thanks PayPal for allowing me […]

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Five fun ideas about what Elon Musk might do with the domain X.com

Elon Musk spent an “X” amount of money to acquire the domain X.com from PayPal. Although it’s ironic that the transaction didn’t involve making PayPal payments, the Media Options brokerage most likely ended up being a lucrative one; when acting on behalf of a buyer, a domain broker’s bonus is inversely proportional to the acquisition […]

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Boom! Media Options brokers the sale of X.com back to its original owner – Elon Musk

It’s not ever day that a one letter .COM sells period, and it’s almost never that the previous owner is the buyer (in fact this might be the first time it has happened). Couple this with the fact that that original owner is Elon Musk and it’s fair to say the sale of X.com which was […]

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Company wants to trademark Pets.com, X.com and famous slogans

47 / 72 Inc. is already drawing negative attention from celebrities because of its trademark filings. A company has filed over 70 trademark applications in an effort to register trademarks similar to famous brands, popular slogans and terms used by celebrities and brand owners. Mike Lin, who was an early employee at LinkedIn, told Domain […]

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