ProtonMail most likely acquired premium two letter domain

ProtonMail, the secure, encrypted email provider acquired, an ultra short two letter domain name.

The domain will be used as a shortcut for its expanding user base, that currently go to

News of the two letter domain acquisition was shared on social media today:

“We have recently obtained a very special two letter domain name. A shorter ProtonMail alias is coming!”

ProtonMail is a Swiss-based secure email service, created by CERN and MIT scientists; they provide free and easy-to-use encrypted email.

There is no official reference to at this point, but the domain was listed for sale on Afternic, and changed hands last week, according to WHOIS from DomainTools. belonged to a list of premium domain names sold directly by the .ME Registry, and it now forwards to is definitely short, memorable and very brandable indeed; GoDaddy uses and PayPal uses

Dot .ME is the national ccTLD of Montenegro, and a global “brand domain” according to Google definitions.

Hat tip: Supratik.

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