Every month, Verisign publishes a report with the 10 trending keywords in .com and .net domain registrations from the prior month. For the last two months, “trump” has been one of the ten trending keywords for .com registrations. This is obviously related to Republican US Presidential candidate, Donald Trump.
Using Verisign’s DomainView tool, I had a look at newly registered domain names that contain the word “trump” in them. I would guess that the vast majority of these registrations were related to Mr. Trump, and some of them are pretty funny.
Here is a list of ten funny Donald Trump domain registrations from the last 30 days:
Yes, people actually spent time and money buying these domain names.
Mr. Trump’s company has been known to use the UDRP process to take domain names that the company believes are infringing on its brands and trademarks. Once the election has ended, it will be interesting to see if they file any UDRP proceedings to attempt to take any Trump-related domain names.