Monday, March 15

Somewhat Symbolic Anniversary

Happy Birthday, dot-com's!

Twenty-five years ago today, the very first dot-com domain name was registered. It went to a company called Symbolics; their domain was

Why them? As my feeble mind recalls, there was a mad dash that day, and they just happened to be first off the blocks.

Sadly, Symbolics is no more, as a company, anyway. But in a fairly significant turn of events, symbolic if you will, the domain name lives on.

Owned by a domain-name broker.

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