Only 6 Domain names ?!?

From: Brad Parker <>
Date: Thu Jan 13 06:26:13 2005

Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:
>On Jan 12, 2005, at 12:30 PM, Brad Parker wrote:
>> (yes, there I was, sitting on my horse - in '87 - watching the prairie
>> grass blow and wondering what the *hell* those long iron rails were
>> for... little did I know they would bring 63 million settlers! :-)
>I remember thinking back then... "someone should snarf, or
> might be worth something one day". I never did get around
>to it, even after 1991/1992 when it was clear the web was starting to
>take off.

I registered '' in um, 95 an it caused a bit of a stir :-)
seems the folks at american university ( didn't like that
(but hey, the company was called 'american internet' so it seemed

(I know the whois says 98 but the original registration was way before that)

This was before the namespace land grab - once that started no one
looked back.

In the end no one really cared and I didn't make any money off the name.
It's now held by a large corporation who will probably do nothing with
it. hi ho.

Received on Thu Jan 13 2005 - 06:26:13 GMT

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