Aron Meystedt, the domain investor and serial entrepreneur behind such domain assets as Copier.com, Tablets.com and Symbolics.com, has deleted the latter in a protest that is expected to shock many. Symbolics.com, the oldest hand-registered domain name on the Internet, is no more. “It was a symbolic act, a digital self-immolation if you may, to raise [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
It’s embarrassing. It’s unforgivable. It’s preposterous. It’s outraging. It’s inexcusable. It’s horrific. It’s disappointing. But it’s true. This year, on March 15th, we missed the birthday of the first .com ever registered, Symbolics.com It’s now officially 27 years old, older than many newbie domainers. Happy belated birthday, Symbolics.com !Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
It might be that Symbolics.com is the oldest .com domain in the world, what with having been registered in 1985 – a year many of you were not even born – but at least it has been actively used since then. Verisign is known for being in control of the .com and .net domains and [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Today, March 15th it’s the 25th anniversary of the first .com ever registered; technically setting the footprint of the commercial Internet. That first domain, Symbolics.com, registered on March 15, 1985 represents now an Internet monolith. The Internet brought forth many changes in everyday life. Here’s hoping to another 25!Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Congratulations and Happy Birthday to Aron Meystedt of XF.com who turns 30 years old today. In today’s post, he’s sharing 30 important “points” from his life with other domainers. For every man, the milestone of becoming thirty years old seems to be an important time in their lives. Although men reach mental maturity in their [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Bruce Marler pumped both fists in the air. “It finally loaded,” he shouted. Bruce is among the many domainers waiting more than three hours for pages to load while he tries to register domain names today. “It’s insane,” he says with a glazed look in his eyes. “Me and Chef Patrick have been waiting since [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.