March 15, 2010

Dot-Com Turns 25: The Oldest 100 Dot-Com Domains

Greetings. Today marks 25 years since the registration of the very first DOT-COM (.COM) domain, certainly a landmark of sorts in the history of the Internet. It's hard to believe that a quarter century has passed since then.

As you can see from this list of the 100 oldest still-existing registered .COM domains, the initial pace of registrations was fairly sluggish!

Various of these domains have changed hands over the years, but an example of one that has maintained the same owner registration since its registration on 27-Oct-1986 is #39 on the "oldest 100" list -- definitely my personal favorite.


Posted by Lauren at March 15, 2010 08:29 PM | Permalink
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