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$10 million bid for Web address was probably a hoax

SAN FRANCISCO -- Online auctioneer eBay Inc. said Tuesday that a $10 million bid for the Web address www.year2000.com is apparently a hoax. If the deal had gone through, it would have been a record sales price for a domain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/06/tec_277978.shtml
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Online auction site pulls racist Web address up for sale

...BALTIMORE -- An online auction seeking $1 million for a Web address containing a racial slur against blacks has been stopped...Calif.-based eBay, told the newspaper. The racist Web address is the latest in inappropriate items offered on eBay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/16/tec_278119.shtml
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Judge orders Internet porn site to drop Teen magazine's name

...pornography site to stop using Teen magazine's name in its Web address. The magazine's president, Lynn Lehmkuhl, said staff...District Judge Joseph E. Irenas. The magazine's Web address is www.teenmag.com. Irenas scheduled a hearing for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/08/tec_278338.shtml
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Corrections

...Augusta Chronicle on Wednesday incorrectly listed the Web address for a listing of 2003 Richmond County school employee salaries. The updated web address is www.audits.state.ga.us/internet /ead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/26/met_405908.shtml
Metro
'Ferraro' Web site links to D'Amato

...ALBANY, N.Y. -- Oh, the tangled webs we weave. A Web address containing the last name of Democratic Senate candidateGeraldine...supporter, said he recently bought the rightsto the Web address "www.ferraro.org" and set up the page. "It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/04/tec_221874.shtml
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Newspapers' names are not what they appear to be

...the Web site of The Philadelphia Inquirer got racist material instead this week if they used the logical but incorrect Web address "philadelphiainquirer.com." At least nine other newspapers suffered the same headache. Someone registered Internet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/10/tec_241551.shtml
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In the know

...time frame, such as June 2003. Listings include place, dates, contact info, a brief description of the event and a Web address to find out more. WHAT'S NEW Fire Bowl sets the mood Does spring have you in the mood for an outdoor party? Don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/14/liv_338469.shtml
Life & style
Syrian Electronic Army hacks Gigya Web site

...social media says a Syrian group hacked the company's Web address to upload a message to other Web sites.Gigya CEO Patrick...rerouted Gigya's Web traffic by tweaking the company's Web address on Internet registry Whois.com so that it would point...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-27/syrian-electronic-army-hac
San Jose man gets millions for Web address

SAN FRANCISCO -- A man struck it rich by selling a Web site address to Compaq Computer Corp. for $3.35 million, the San Francisco Chronicle reported today. Quoting unidentified sources, the newspaper said Compaq paid Jack Marshall of San Jose one of the highest prices ever for a Web site -- in this case, www.altavista.com. The deal settles a two-year fight between Marshall and the computer giant, which owns the Alta Vista Internet search engine.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/29/tec_234609.shtml
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Upcoming Backroads Events

...email all the details to Harriette Jacobs at southofthegnatline@gmail.com to be included here. Please include any web address, Facebook page [if one], email and phone contact information as well.

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