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Why don’t more websites use alternative domains?

My answer to Why don’t more websites use alternative domains? on Quora

Because regular human beings don’t understand them, and expect everything to be a .com. Here’s an interesting post from 2007 on why Topix.net spent $1,000,000 buying the .com domain: http://www.skrenta.com/2007/03/k...

This is Why don’t more websites use alternative domains? by Simon Willison, posted on 13th October 2010.

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