masters of their domain

masters of their domain

The Owner of FuckFascism.com Is Leasing the Domain to Fund His Startup

The domain's owner says he can make an impact with an "ethical shopping companion."
Samantha Cole
8.25.17
Uber Earth

Uber Was Originally a Tiny Monthly Magazine in Niagara, Canada

The ridesharing company wasn't the first startup to use the name "Uber."
Jason Koebler
5.24.16
News

The Story of Cock.li, the Site Used to Shut Down the LA School District

"The largest email related cock joke on the internet."
Matthew Braga
12.17.15
Features

Lawsuit: Ashley Madison Harassed and Threatened Owner of AshleyMadisonSucks.com

The insane saga of a website that tried to take on Ashley Madison.
Jason Koebler
10.21.15
uk

How an Obsessed Billionaire Finally Bought Gold.co.uk After Seven Years

Rob Halliday-Stein bought the domain for £600K to build his bullion brand.
Emiko Jozuka
10.20.15
News

The Domain Name Vigilante Trying to Extort Pharma Goblin Martin Shkreli

1: Buy Shkreli.org for $10. 2: Raise the price to $10,000. 3: ????? 4: PROFIT!!!!
Jason Koebler
10.1.15
News

This Week, Some Random Guy Apparently Bought Google.com for $12

For a minute, he says.
Jason Koebler
10.1.15
News

How the Government Makes Lying a Crime

A man is going to jail for teaching people how to beat polygraph tests. How is that possible?
Jason Koebler
9.25.15
All Fronts

An Obscure American Company Has Owned Army.com for 20 Years

And one of its founders says they've been approached "probably on a daily basis" to sell.
Matthew Braga
9.18.15
Internet

Coca-Cola Owns All 61 URLs From Ahh.com to Ahh-With-60-More-‘H’s.com

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.com
Emiko Jozuka
8.28.15
Internet

Why BushDid911.com Redirects to the University of Pittsburgh

It was redirecting to a Penn State student site, and now it's targeting Pitt.
Ben Richmond
5.15.15
Culture

The Long-Forgotten Battle for the Longest Domain Name on the Internet

Does having the longest domain name in the world make you a content king?
Emiko Jozuka
4.24.15
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