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 4:19 am on Jun 15, 2009 (gmt 0)

Just saw a registrar offer .IM

I didnt hear about it. I have no interest either however wanted to update you guys in case you might be interested:

* .IM for you
* .IM for instant messaging
Turn your screen name into your domain name and connect your online chats with your Website
* .IM for Isle of Man businesses and residents



 4:27 am on Jun 15, 2009 (gmt 0)

According to their FAQ they've been live since July 2006.

Looking at the price they're charging I don't think I'll be bothering with this one either.


 4:52 am on Jun 15, 2009 (gmt 0)

Best known is url shortening service tr.im, but you are right they seem pricey.


 3:15 pm on Jun 15, 2009 (gmt 0)

they've been live since July 2006.

Hmmm...I reckon I was looking at their names more than 6-7+ years ago when I was thinking of moving there.

Understandably all the names I wanted were available however I never bothered plus, as noted, they are not the most cost effective!


 8:37 pm on Jun 15, 2009 (gmt 0)

I was suprised to see country names available. such as Iraq.im and ...

I searched several popular terms which almost all were available.

It shows how interested people are in this extension.;)


 5:08 am on Jun 17, 2009 (gmt 0)

Well they've only about 7K .im domains registered and it is essentially a repurposed ccTLD. A lot of domainers who stumble across it seem to think that it has the capability to be the next big thing. However the ccTLD domaining world is far more cutthroat than the .com world that most are used to and if you don't do your research, you will lose a lot more money than with .com speculation.


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