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Sites Under gb.com Go Offline Amidst Legal Battle Over Domain

Kevin Murphy reporting in DomainIncite: “Thousands of companies that use the pseudo-top-level-domain .gb.com have gone offline due to a legal fight between the registry and its founder. CentralNIC sells third-level gb.com domains as a ‘Great Britain’ alternative to .co.uk. A Google search reveals a great many small businesses use the extension for their web sites. They’re all out of luck today.”

Related Links:
Fight over gb.com claims thousands of victims DomainIncite, Jul.31.2011
Centralnic’s Gb.com In Dispute - gb.com now wildcarded Michele Neylon, Jul.31.2011

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