Friday, May 20, 2011

43,000 Domains Registered

According to this thread at Namepros, 43,492 have been registered by a Cyprus-based company.

It appears they are being used for local/zip code domains, see for an example of a Chicago zip code domain.

I guess since Marchex (Nasdaq: MCHX) owns the .com and .net for nearly every US zip code, anybody wanting to make a US zip code domain must look to other extensions, I am curious why they chose .pro.

I will try to contact the company and see how the zip code domains are doing and whether they intend to renew them.

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