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Username: ForgetTheHype
Date/Time: Tue, October 17, 2000 at 6:38 PM GMT
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This is all public information. As I was going through whois on webtld.com I kept noticing that a guy by the name of "Marc Brittan" seemed to own the majority of the most generic names. Seeing that his email address was at brittan.com, I went to the site, where he prominently displays the link to his .web names collection.

Mr. Brittan isn't alone. If you go through the webtld.com whois, you'll start to see that a handful of people have pre-registered the majority of generic names.

We've heard a lot in this forum about big corporations getting all the good domains. What about a handful of individuals getting them? The bottom line is the same: other individuals and small businesses don't have a chance at getting a good name.

Why even bother to add .web if all the desireable names are taken AND owned by relatively few people? They might as well just give .web to them.
     

 


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