turned 36 – museum and internet history added, the first .com domain ever registered, turned 36 years old today.

Registered on March 15, 1985, has become the symbol of a new technological era in communications, following the invention of the internet in 1974. Two years before was registered, the adoption of the TCP/IP protocol enabled the creation of the modern internet.

That and other tidbits of information can be found in an ebook of internet history available to download at – the title is “Internet History in the Making.”

Aron Meystedt, owner, registrant, and biggest fan of, also announced that a new museum section is available on the web site.

Did you know “Symbolics” exists in other TLDs too? Here’s what we found:

None of these is the authentic! 😀

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