Top 10 Most Expensive Domain Names In The World: Insurance, Rentals & Private Jets

9. P0rn.com – 9.5 million (2007)

P0rn is a multi-million dollar industry and ranks high in internet searches.It’s just understandable that a company would pay a high price to have exclusive rights and control to this domain name. The sale of p0rn.com to MXN Limited for more than $9.5 million in 2007 is said to be the ‘largest all-cash domain transaction in history.’

8. Fund.com – $9.9 million (2008)

It’s surprising that an entity paid a whopping amount to buy this domain name considering that no content, not even an ounce of advertising, can be found here at the moment. This just goes to show that when it comes to domain names, some people have the money to burn.

7. Hotels.com – $11 million (2001)

In 2001, paying $11 million for a domain name was already considered steep. Looking back, hotels.com president David Roche considers it a bargain. It just goes to show that buying top-level domains pay off huge dividends. Today, hotels.com is one of the major online booking sites on the internet, specializing in lodgings and accommodations for all types of travelers across the globe.

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