The history of domain names dates back to over three decades ago when the first ever .com name, symbolics.com, which was registered by a Massachusetts based computer manufacturing company, Symbolics Inc. on March 15, 1985. The domain name marketplace has grown significantly and today some highly demanded domain names sell for millions of dollars.
Digital land rush
While many new investors entering into the industry are focusing on their initial cryptocurrency purchases and there is a digital gold rush taking place with high quality Blockchain domain names. The Ethereum Name Service (ENS) auctioning of decentralized domain names has been a huge and hit with millions of dollars worth of sales having taken place. While usage and overall popularity of .ETH or other decentralized domain names is minimal and the trend is likely be continue in growth.
As big as it gets
Perhaps the most impressive of the recent domain which offerings is not a single name but a group of them. President of Blockchain TV, Jason Cassidy, has assembled over 500 of the best Blockchain domain names which for sale. The portfolio is put on the market for the first time with a price tag of $6 mln.