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Strange Inheritance TV Series

I wonder when a domain name inheritance will make the series.

     
5:38 pm on Feb 24, 2015 (gmt 0)

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I have been watching a new TV series called Strange Inheritance where people inherit very unusual items from a bug collection worth millions, rare coins, salvage yards, 8 year old inheriting a wine vineyard....

I wonder when the show will feature someone who inherits domain names.

PLease Note: I realize the show is on Fox News but lets not make this thread about politics.
8:26 pm on Feb 24, 2015 (gmt 0)

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I saw the subtitle and thought it was going to be about "inheritance dot com".

A thing can only happen on TV if the writers know it exists. I don't think TV writers know that domain names are property which can be inherited.
:: insert boilerplate about truly staggering number of things that TV writers either don't know, or know incorrectly ::
Especially when you consider that the time it takes for something to go through probate may well take you past a domain's renewal period. So you'd only find yourself with an inherited domain if it was already big enough that your family lawyer-- or some designated employee-- handled renewals along the way.

Every time there's a discussion of "example.com" vs. "www.example.com" I have a mental picture of some bizarre inheritance situation where one son inherited the with-www and the other inherited the without-www and they end up being developed as entirely different sites.
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Strange Inheritance TV Series
I saw the subtitle and thought it was going to be about "inheritance dot com".
I didn't see the subtitle and thought the TV show was about OOP.

Definitely been in IT too long...
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A thing can only happen on TV if the writers know it exists. I don't think TV writers know that domain names are property which can be inherited.

All the more reason it would be on "Strange Inheritance"

Especially when you consider that the time it takes for something to go through probate may well take you past a domain's renewal period. So you'd only find yourself with an inherited domain if it was already big enough that your family lawyer-- or some designated employee-- handled renewals along the way.

I am sure there are a lot of domainers out there that have planned ahead and taught their heirs the value of domain names and left the names to them in their will.