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Single-letter web addresses fetch £39,000 in domain name auction

Publié par Clifford Armion le 10/03/2011

John Bingham

"Facebook, Google and Mercedez Benz were among big name companies which reportedly bid in an auction of pithy new UK domain names which included several single letter addresses.

"Domains such as x.co.uk and O.co.uk were among the most sought-after addresses on offer in the latest auction by Nominet, which runs Britain's web infrastructure.

"Twelve single letter web addresses fetched an average of £39,000 each in the sale.

"The auction helped raise £3 million for the Nominet Trust, a charity which promotes safe internet access."

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"Single-letter web addresses fetch £39,000 in domain name auction", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2011. Consulté le 16/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/single-letter-web-addresses-fetch-39-000-in-domain-name-auction