Digi International owns ancient domain Rabbit.com

Welcome to the Chinese year of the Rabbit, an animal-run lunar calendar with a long tradition in Asia. Arriving every 12 years, the sign of Rabbit is a symbol of longevity, peace, and prosperity in Chinese culture. With it arrives “rabbit” as a domain name keyword or construct for domains and brands. There’s no single […]

Copyright © 2023 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

Domain history: The ultra-old domain AOCGL.com

In 1988 you could register just about any domain name you wanted. The internet was not available, for the most part, in a commercial package. Dot .com domain names were already being registered, albeit a trickle at a time, since March 15, 1985 that Symbolics.com was granted registration. Exactly three years later, the domain name […]

Copyright © 2023 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

Domain terror : Owner “blows up” ancient .com domains

Old domain names are a heritage to the world, and the Internet as a whole. Despite efforts to preserve a portfolio of domain names registered between 1985 and 1990, the unthinkable has happened. Outraged by a recent turn in international politics, domain investor Selim Mehmet Admin proceeded with the forceful deletion of these domains. “Innocent […]

Copyright © 2023 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

Newb domainers: Deleted domains aren’t “aged” or “17 years old”

A post proclaiming that the domain name CanadianWebmaster.com is “aged” and “17 years old” caught our attention; its seller pointed us to Archive.org in order to justify this inaccurate claim. Buyers that are being told a domain is “old” or registered in the 1990’s (or earlier) are strongly advised to take this type of sales […]

Copyright © 2023 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

Verisign: Really old domains go bad

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 © 2023 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.