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  • Rupert Murdoch Buys and Domain Names

    1. BY - Nov 22, 2010
    2. Domain Sales
    3. 6 Comments

    Domain name purchases come in advance of new make-for-tablet newspaper.

    Earlier today news hit the web that News Corp founder Rupert Murdoch is working on a new iNewspaper called “The Daily”. The Daily will be designed for tablets such as the iPad.

    This caught one Domain Name Wire reader off guard, as he recalls previously visiting from ASSIST Information Services. As it turns out, ASSIST sold the domain name to Murdoch’s company a while back (it looks like this happened last year) and changed its web address to

    More recently, Murdoch bought from BuyDomains in August of this year.

    Both and are listed as owned by DNStinations, a stealth domain name acquisition company, but show as their nameservers.


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