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… Billionaire entrepreneur and PayPal founder Elon Musk has reacquired the domain name x.com for an undisclosed sum. X.com was the domain he acquired in 1999 and originally used for PayPal, before its 2001 rebrand. Musk, who currently runs private space travel trailblazer SpaceX, confirmed the purchase in a tweet today: Thanks PayPal…
…? In the early 1990s, the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, the non-profit organization that oversees domain names, reserved single character domain names for future use. Only a handful that had already been registered were allowed to remain, one of those was X.com. Previously X.com was owned by a newcomer to the tech scene by the name of Elon Musk…
Tweet As much as I hate doing a post on what a shiton of people will probably abuse to once again sell products (when Panda came out “hundreds” of “panda proof” guides came out) I do think it’s important to reiterate a few points for those wondering my opinion on the recent blog network de-indexing and what not.