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#Swedish domains : Is ENEA.se really older than Symbolics.com ?

While Symbolics.com is the oldest registered .com domain, it’s not the oldest domain. That title goes to NORDU.net, registered on January 1, 1985. Swedish-operated NORDUnet was the first European network to embrace the TCP/IP technology and to connect to the National Science Foundation Network in the United States, providing open access for university students in […]

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Back to the future: Has the Symbolics.com #domain registration date changed?

Savvy domain investors know that Symbolics.com, the first hand-registered .com domain, was marked with a registration date of March 15th, 1985. It was a Friday, and during that same week people in US were listening to “Can’t Fight This Feeling” by REO Speedwagon, all while in the UK the Dead Or Alive had sent “You […]

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#Symbolics .com : Aron Meysted’s #domain baby is now 35 years old

Happy 35th birthday, Symbolics.com. The first domain name ever to be registered, on March 15, 1985, celebrates is third-and-a-half decade today. 😀 Aron Meystedt‘s baby of a domain is a milestone of Internet history. Back in the day, nobody had ever heard about domain names. Aron wasn’t much of a toddler either, but in 2009 […]

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Do you want to buy Frank Schilling’s first #domain name?

We all remember our first domain name registration, and some of us still own that “precious” domain name. Maybe that first domain is crap, but we are attached to it. Or, perhaps, that domain is semi-decent, as in the case of uber domain investor, Frank Schilling. The Uniregistry founder actually still holds his first domain […]

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New York City 1970 : The oldest #domain ever registered?

New York City, 1970. The Vietnam war was still raging at the time, but business was strong in the Big Apple. In this pre-disco era, funk is strong, and so is crime. Drugs, prostitution, murder – the core elements in NYC of the early 70’s led to its nickname at the time: Fear City. And […]

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Shocking : You can buy the “first domain” for only $20,000 dollars!

When it comes down to buying aged domains, they arrive with a price tag representative of their maturity. Old domain names can be very expensive, and can cost tens of thousands of dollars, or more. Just how much would one have to pay to acquire the first domain? That’s hard to answer, without disclosing the […]

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#Symbolics .com : Oldest .com #domain now hosting an Internet museum

Symbolics.com, the oldest registered .com domain, is a piece of Internet history on its own accord. Registered on March 15, 1985, this domain relic represents the beginning of the domain industry’s 30+ year history. Aron Maystedt, owner of Symbolics.com since 2009, announced the addition of an Internet Museum as a permanent exhibit on Symbolics.com. The […]

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