Dozens of domain names registered about…a chair.
Clint Eastwood’s speech at the Republican National Convention last Thursday gave 24 hour news networks and election watchers something to talk about for the next few days.
And it once again showed that when there’s news, there will be domain name registrations.
On the evening of Eastwood’s speech, in which he pretended Barack Obama was sitting in an empty chair next to him on stage, a California man jumped on Go Daddy and registered emptychairobama.com (along with the hyphenated version).
The next day a flood of “empty chair” registrations were made:
News of the speech continued to make the rounds the following day. Here are registrations from September 1:
Of course, the simplest domain about the now infamous chair was registered long ago.
Who would have thought that domain names about chairs would become so popular?