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Are there any disadvantages to using domain hacks for your product website?

My answer to Are there any disadvantages to using domain hacks for your product website? on Quora

If you ever get written up
In the mainstream press you can almost guarantee that they will screw up the URL they publish (by sticking a .com on the end or fixing a deliberate misspelling). Sadly this still seems to be the case after 20 years of the Web!

Scary story about this here: http://www.skrenta.com/2007/03/k...