Montenegro : The first 10 years of .ME domains

Montenegro became an independent country on June 3, 2006. The former Yugoslav republic was allocated its own ccTLD, dot .ME, ten years ago; the rest is history, as they say, and a successful one at that. Dot .ME domains are used both for local companies and individuals, and worldwide as a personalized brand. More than […]

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Not so Despicable .me: Speedtest keyword sells for a small chunk

Behold, all ye despicable minions! When the movie Despicable Me hit the theaters in 2010, it became an overnight success. Very creatively, the film producers used the Montenegrin .Me ccTLD to promote the movie, from the URL Despicable.Me. Since then, the .Me ccTLD has been used on numerous occasions to create ‘domain hacks‘ that include […]

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Move.me sale to West Coast entrepreneur completed!

Having reported the sale of Move.me on Sedo, by Mike Berkens, we are now following up on its completion: the domain has been transferred to the buyer. San Francisco-based entrepreneur, Lisa Shanower, appears to be the new owner of the domain name, Move.me, for a so-far undisclosed amount; the sale completed on Sedo. Knowing Mike […]

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Mike Berkens moves Move.me

Domain investor and blogger extraordinaire, Mike Berkens, has apparently just sold the domain name Move.me. Registered to WorldWide Media, Mike’s umbrella corporation that manages domain assets, Move.me just entered escrow at Sedo. It looks like yet another multi-thousand dollar sale, as Mike’s known for sizable domain sales. And that’s how things should be; flipping is […]

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Colombia wins war against Montenegro

It’s a little known fact that in 1594, a Spanish nobleman – Don Juan Ramon Esposito de la Cruz – was used as a mercenary by the Ottoman Empire to suppress an uprising of knights in Montenegro. The bloodbath that ensued left Montenegro with its main castle and walls destroyed; the city was consumed by […]

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