It’s come to our attention that Martin Shkreli, the dagger-faced pharma bro who won’t leave the world alone, is buying up domains for the names of journalists who have written about him. He even targeted Gizmodo writers. Let’s make sure this doesn’t happen to you.
Anyone who’s used a link shortener has probably considered their vulnerability. It’s no big deal when you’re just bookmarking a blog post, but a little more troubling when you’re shortening directions to your house. If you’ve ever punched in the wrong bit.ly link, you may have inadvertently spied on someone already.
Jeb Bush is no longer running for president, and even his trolls are abandoning him. Since last year, the owner of JebBush.com has redirected the site to Donald Trump’s campaign page. Now it seems Jeb is too irrelevant to be domain pranked.
If domain names like “.com” and “.org” lack the sense of buzzword-fuelled modernity that your website requires, well, it’s your lucky day. You can now buy “.cloud” domains, because the internet isn’t clichéd enough just yet.
#?&%! Why do some URLs look like cuss words in comic books? We have the answer.
The way Tumblr is built means you can use a certain set of URL tricks on any of these Tumblr-hosted blogs, whether created by media powerhouses or teenage nerds. They work on custom domains hosted at Tumblr too. Here's how to master Tumblr with the power of your URL bar.
Does the world really need another URL shortener? One backed by Lady Gaga, 50 Cent and Pepsi, at that? One that's run by a CEO described almost entirely by the fact that he lives on New York's hipster-laden LES (Lower-East Side)?
...I'd suggest hanging around the Westin St Francis Hotel in Union Square, San Francisco, during your lunch-break on the 17th of March. The Free Speech Coalition, which is the basically a porn trade union, is holding the rally for anyone in opposition of the proposed .xxx domain names. They believe it'll only…
"Hang on a minute," you cry, "Auschwitz has its own website?!" Well, naturally—it may have once been a concentration camp, but now millions visit it every year, and no doubt visit the Auschwitz.pl website for information.
According to GoDaddy, you should maybe stop buying .tv domains because Tuvalu, who owns all such domain names, is currently sinking underwater. Once Tuvalu no longer exists as a nation, the domains will also disappear.
ICANN has just made a decision that goes beyond allowing .xxx to be a top level domain; they're allowing all words to be top level domains. That means you're going to see domains like fuck.shit, shit.shit, shit.fuck, whatisthisshit.fuck, and so forth. What's not allowed is domains that conflict with trademarks (.pepsi…