Happy 25th Birthday .com!

In the busy world of Tech PR, pause for a moment to celebrate the 25th birthday of .com! On the 15th March, 1985, a computer manufacturer based in Cambridge, Massachusetts called Symbolics, Inc was the first company to register a .com address. Now, with close to 80 million .com addresses registered, the .com suffix has become one of the most ubiquitous keywords of the internet.

Now if only I’d registered .com for BradJ, Technology PR and Online PR whilst I had the chance. BradJ.com wasn’t taken back in the early 90’s, but .co.uk was much cheaper (and still is), and had a better ring to it…


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