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Leading Domain Name Marketplace Sedo Sells for $500,000 (US)


By Derek Iwasiuk
October 31, 2006

Sedo, "Search Engine for Domain Offers", recently sold the domain name $500,000 (US). The domain was bought by Julius and David Dreyer of Germany.

“We are very proud to have invested in such a representative domain as Building an internet portal for the gay community has always been one of our biggest goals,” said Julius Dreyer. “We are confident that we will be able to introduce an entertaining and informative website in the near future; one that will meet the needs of the gay community.”

At Sedo, high value domain sales are negotiated regularly. This year alone, and were each sold for $500,000 (US) over Sedo. The highest sales record for any domain also occurred in 2006, when sold for $14 million (US).

Sedo ( is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling domain names and websites. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany, Sedo has assembled the world’s largest database of domain names for sale, with more than five million listings. Sedo offers regional versions of its site for France (, Germany (, and Spain (

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