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August 8, 2000 8:25 AM   Subscribe

I really hope nobody's fallen for this one.
posted by harmful at 8:32 AM on August 8, 2000

(And if it were true, Matt had better start getting a lot more quarters via PayPal!)
posted by harmful at 8:35 AM on August 8, 2000

... In other news today, San Francisco non-profit organization serving the lesbian community has offered to buy controlling interest in The chair of the organization,, was quoted as saying "Dot org domains are for losers."
posted by rschram at 8:36 AM on August 8, 2000

Had me going until I read this:

"We were seriously considering assigning a name in the ".gov" domain based on the current rate that your corporation is losing money. "

HAHAHAHA!!!! Shareholders would FREAK if they read this!!!

Well, uh... more than they usually freak, that is.
posted by CyberPal at 3:21 PM on August 8, 2000

Bezos has been telling a variant of this himself for at least two months or so... His goes that the name of the company should be, since clearly they're non-profit...

posted by aurelian at 4:46 PM on August 8, 2000

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