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Hottest Extension Sizzles At Premiere .ME Auction

September 30
19:24 2008

Web Hosting NewsNew York, NY – The results are in from last week’s premium .ME domain name auction and the numbers demonstrate the power of the most popular new domain name. During Thursday’s T.R.A.F.F.I.C. auctions, the eleven domain premium .ME names offered to the public fetched a total of $218,000.

Date.Me went for $70,000. Below is a complete breakdown of the .ME auction results:

Domain

Final Bid

Date.Me

$70,000

Love.Me

$32,500

Ask.Me

$20,000

Kiss.Me

$20,000

Buy.Me

$17,500

Loan.Me

$15,000

Marry.Me

$12,000

Show.Me

$10,000

Watch.Me

$7,500

Play.Me

$7,500

Rent.Me

$6,000


“We are thrilled with the success of dot-ME,” said Predrag Lesic, the registry’s executive director. “The buzz was tremendous during the auction.  Clearly the TLD is connecting with people in a big way.”

During the .ME Landrush auction period, more than two-million dollars was generated with names like Insure.Me and Sync.Me going to the highest bidder.

Meet.Me is still available via an extended online auction. To take part in bidding for this premium domain, please visit http://www.moniker.com/extendedauction.

Look for more premium .ME names to be auctioned off in the future. To find out about all the premium domains, please visit http://www.domain.me/index.php?page=6.

To find out more about the .ME extension or to secure your own, please visit http://www.domain.me/.

About the .ME Registry:
.ME Registry (the d.b.a. of doMEn, d.o.o.) was chosen by the government of Montenegro to operate the new .ME domain name extension..ME Registry partners include ME-net, GoDaddy.com and Afilias Limited. Me-Net is located in Montenegro and its principals have been leaders in the ICT sector in Montenegro, including the privatization of its largest ISP. GoDaddy.com is located in the USA and is the world’s largest domain name registrar and the largest paid hostname provider in the world, according to Netcraft Ltd. Afilias Limited is headquartered in Ireland and is a leading registry services provider, supporting more than 13 million domains worldwide.

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