List of most expensive domain names

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This is a list of the top 15 highest prices paid for domain names.

1.Insure.com $16 million in 2009 [1]
2.Sex.com for $14 million in October 2010[1][2]
3.Fund.com 2008 £9.99 million[1]
4.Porn.com 2007 $9.5 million[1]
5.Fb.com by Facebook for $8.5 million in November 2010[1][not in citation given]
6.Business.com for $7.5 million in December 1999[1]
7.Diamond.com 2006 $7.5 million[1]
8.Beer.com 2004 $7 million[1]
9.Israel.com 2008 $5.88 million[1]
10.Casino.com 2003 $5.5 million[1]
11.Toys.com: Toys ‘R’ Us by auction for $5.1 million in 2009[1][3]
12.iCloud.com by Apple for $4.5 million in April 2011[4]
13.GiftCard.com by CardLab for $4 million in October 2012[5]
14.AltaVista.com for $3.3 million in August 1998
15.Candy.com for $3.0 million in June 2009[6]
16.Gambling.com for $2.5 million in 2005[7][8]

 

References

1.^ a b c d e f g h i j k Irvine, Chris (10 Mar 2010). “Top 10 most expensive domain names”. The Telegraph. Retrieved 23 November 2011.
2.^ Merritt, Tom (May 29, 2009). “Top 5 most expensive domain names”. CNET TV. Retrieved 23 November 2011.
3.^ Jackson, Nicholas. “Domain Name Prices – 01.” The Atlantic. Oct. 25, 2010
4.^ “Macrumors.com”. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
5.^ “GiftCard.com”. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
6.^ “Techcrunch.com”. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
7.^ “Techcrunch.com”. Retrieved 6 March 2012.
8.^ “Gambling.com”. Retrieved 6 March 2012.