.blog won in eight-figure auction by Primer Nivel

by Kevin Murphy
A Colombian registrar has become the unlikely owner of the coveted .blog new gTLD, beating eight other applicants to the string at auction. Winning bidder Primer Nivel is a Panamanian company affiliated with Bogota-based CCI REG, which runs my.co. The company was the first to reveal its plans to apply for .blog, telling DI back in April 2012 about its ambitions of the gTLD.Read the full article