By Derek Iwasiuk
October 31, 2006
Sedo, "Search Engine for Domain Offers", recently sold the domain name gays.com $500,000 (US). The domain was bought by Julius and David Dreyer of Germany.
very proud to have invested in such a representative domain as
gays.com. 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
At Sedo, high value domain sales are negotiated regularly. This year
alone, bike.com and blue.com were each sold for $500,000 (US) over
Sedo. The highest sales record for any domain also occurred in 2006,
when sex.com sold for $14 million (US).
Sedo (www.sedo.co.uk) 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
(Sedo.fr), Germany (Sedo.de), and Spain (eSedo.com).