Simply put, a domain name is the name of a website. Unique identities, domain names are important to anyone seeking to build an online reputation and presence. In addition to this, it gives an air of professionalism. Domain names also provide some legal protection to their owners, such as copyright and trademark infringements.
Those that are serious about their business and online presence will go above and beyond to secure the right name. This even includes spending exuberant amounts of money. So, just what are those price tags? Here’s a list of some of priciest domain names in the history of the web.
CentralNic Group Plc (LON:CNIC) provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. They use their in-house developed IT platforms to distribute its portfolio of popular domains to a global network of over 1,500 registrars (retailers such as GoDaddy LLC), which sell these to end users.