I just received one of my daily emails from NameJet, and it was filled with 3 letter .net and 3 letter .org domain names. The names I checked don’t appear to be expiring, and they appear to be registered with privacy at Godaddy. Some already have bids far exceeding the $69 minimum.
According to the email, the Top 100 Pre-Release Names for November 28, 2010 are all 3 letter domain names, including:
Wow, these are some high quality domains that are in pre release!
The top 3 are definitely going to sell for $xxxx
Wish I had the money..
I spot checked a few and whoishistory saidthey were from mdnh which I think is really marchex
Approx. 900 domains on yesterday’s auction.
And, another 900 on today’s list.
I wonder if Marchex sold the domains in Oct. to a buyer
who listed them on Namejet this week?
Or, is Marchex trying to cover their tracks by transferring
the domains to Godaddy in Oct. and changing the dns to
If they sold them to a particular buyer, I’m sure Marchex also
offered the domains to NameMedia. And, if so, NM probably
lowballed thinking that very few people could step-up and
buy the package. NM might be kicking themselves this