It sounds rather silly, but the quite popular ccTLD and vanity TLD of Montenegro – dot .me – imposes a little known restriction to registrations. When someone attempts to register a dot .me domain that consists of more than four digits, or more than four digits and dashes, the following message appears, in perfect Balkanized [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
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 [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Here at DomainGang we have a soft spot for Montenegro and the .me extension. With more than 400,000 registrations, this ccTLD has character – to the point that Bob Parsons uses BobParsons.me for his personal blog of rantings. As with every domain Registry, the .me Registry held back several premium domain names in order to [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Some of you might be too young to remember the world before the Berlin Wall came tumbling down and the eventual collapse of the USSR. In the Balkans, a similar restructuring took place, followed by local wars in the former Yugoslavia that left the once powerful USSR ally split into several nations: Slovenia Former Yugoslav [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.