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BW: Huge and Rare Portfolio of Linux Domain Names on Sale Today

Jan 14, 2000, 18:36 (16 Talkback[s])

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"An exceptional portfolio of over 150 Linux domain names will be auctioned off beginning today, including names that will identify Linux leaders in the coming marketplace."

"According to principal Tasha L. Kidd..., "Most of the names... have built-in mindshare to likely customers of Linux providers... insiders are beginning to recognize... that those who dominate mindshare names and phrases are 100 jumps ahead of the game in bringing traffic to their site... Web consumers are turning more and more to entering keywords in their browsers... These keywords and phrases become virtual doorways to websites that want to dominate.

"This could end up being a watershed event in the Linux marketplace," said Kidd, "Because serious Linux contenders who do not snatch up Linux mindshare names at this critical juncture of the Linux explosion, will demonstrate to investors that they are either not serious about dominating their position in the marketplace, or that they don't understand the subtle but critical shifts in internet dynamics. Either scenario should send chills to savvy investors."

Press release.