Re: [DNS] Searcher twists name rules

Re: [DNS] Searcher twists name rules

From: Deus Ex Machina <vicc§>
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2005 13:08:01 +1100
Dassa [dassa&#167;] wrote:
> Perhaps it is more a question of where the value lies.  Not in the domain
> name itself which is only a string of words but in the services the name
> represents and the potential of building business behind the name.  Once the
> services stop being provided the domain name looses all value until such
> time as other services are built up behind it.
> The domain name market has put inflated value on hostnames and it is to curb
> this inflation that regulation is used.
> If anyone pays 100k for a hostname they really want to look at how they can
> realise that expense by the use of the name and not expecting the name
> itself to hold the value or make a return itself.
> Subtle difference but it is there.

again this is nothing but armchair speculation. I have a generic domain
which has no search engine visibility which by virtue of its generic nature
attracts more visitors then my brand name domain does with google rankings.

clearly names have values in their own right.

Received on Fri Oct 03 2003 - 00:00:00 UTC

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