2/21/2010

The world's most expensive domain name sex.com super 14 million U.S. dollars will be auctioned

Two years ago, Sex.com domain name has been a U.S. company bought 14 million U.S. dollars, the highest transaction price domain name record. But the domain name will once again be auctioned next month, starting at 100 million U.S. dollars.

The buyers are the United States in 2006 in Boston engaged in adult entertainment company Escom. But now it seems the company since the purchase of domain names to carry a huge debt burden. In the tender notices in the transfer of Sex.com's, Escom said that he had the domain objects as collateral to apply for loans, because the company could not repay the loan DOM Partners, only the transfer of domain names.

Sex.com Domain Auction starts at one million U.S. dollars, Escom said that those who wish to participate must submit a one million U.S. dollars of bank deposits to prove.

Media analysts believe that the domain name can bring huge traffic, perhaps value for money. Sex.com is currently part of PG-13 level site content, including stories, video, Shop, classified information. It is worth mentioning that, in the Google search "sex", Sex.com does not appear in the first result page.

Sex.com is perhaps in the history of "story up" the domain name, around which the domain name since there were several lawsuits, the domain name has also become the protagonist of two books.

According to reports, Sex.com first registered person named Gary Kremen, he registered the domain name in 1994. And in 2006 transferred to Escom.

Top ten most expensive domain name in history, in addition to Sex.com, other were Fund.com (financial Web site, the transaction price of 10 million U.S. dollars); Porn.com (adult sites, 9.5 million U.S. dollars); Business.com ( Finance website, 7.5 million U.S. dollars); Diamonds.com (jewelry network, 7.5 million U.S. dollars); Beer.com (male entertainment sites, seven million U.S. dollars); Casino.com (gambling sites, 5.5 million U.S. dollars); Toyes.com ( Toys website, 5.1 million U.S. dollars); AsSeenOnTv.com (e-commerce, five million U.S. dollars); Korea.com (telecommunications company information websites, 500 million).