General Electric Drops Many GE Domain Names (MyGE.com)

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When I was looking at my Dropping.pro emails this morning, I noticed quite a few domain names in pending delete status beginning with “GE.” A few Whois searches showed me that the domain names were previously owned by General Electric, which is commonly referred to as GE. The domain names I noticed were registered at CSC, and once they were allowed to expire, they went into pending delete status, where they will be caught by drop catching services.

Here is an assortment of the GE domain names that were in pending delete status today that could have TM issues if used in an infringing manner:

  • GEConsumerFinance.com
  • GEFinancialServices.com
  • GEMoneyBank.com
  • GECapitalBank.com
  • GECars.com
  • GELogin.com
  • GEFinance.com
  • GEDebt.com
  • GEDental.com
  • GELending.com
  • GEFinancing.com
  • GELeasing.com
  • GECardServices.com

Here are some of the GE 4 and 5 letter .com acronym domain names that deleted today:

  • MyGE.com
  • GECS.com
  • GESB.com
  • GEGS.com
  • GEFPS.com
  • GECPS.com
  • GetDL.com

Some of the non-GE domain names that expired that I noticed were:

  • IncredibleCar.com
  • UsedOfficeEquipment.com
  • SalesLift.com
  • EquityCapital.com

There may have been many more non-GE domain names, but that would have required more extensive research since there wasn’t really anything that stood out about the generic names to associate them with General Electric.

While some of these domain names would have trademark issues (in my opinion) if they are bought and used in an infringing manner, there are a number of domain names that hold generic value. The four letter acronym domain names, like MyGE.com and GESB.com, are valuable due to their broad usability. In addition, I think the non-GE domain names are also valuable.

I don’t believe these domain names were listed for sale nor do I think the company indicated that they could be for sale, so perhaps there is some pent up demand from prospective buyers who saw names were owned by General Electric and did not even attempt an acquisition.

My bet is the auctions with these names will gross thousands of dollars for the auction houses, and it was surprising to see a large company like GE drop domain names like these.

11 COMMENTS

  1. “We Bring Good Things To Life,”
    “‘Imagination at Work’

    I guess someone is sleeping a work and not bringing good things to life anymore!!
    GE-Gone Enough

    They cannot afford the $10 renewal fees but they can afford to pay billions$$$ to the CEO

    Regards,
    BullS
    MBA,PhD
    Magna cum laude
    Graduate of Domain King Academy

    MBA-My Big Ass(all of you have one)
    PHD-people having dickheads

    • You’re committing a crime putting forth ‘PhD’, if you aren’t one. It doesn’t matter that you ‘play with it’, like your toy.

      Did you know? It’s a serious matter.

      Kind of like the kind of folks that make claim, Oh “IBM” is generic 3 letter string – it can mean *ANYTHING*. No infringement! The type makes me SICK. Bad name to domaining! QUACK ‘domainers’!

        • You have no respect for anyone. No doctor, nothing. Not me, as I have asked you repeatedly not to reply to me.

          So be a gent and stop tying to talk to me.

          U probably support stolen valor and all that. I know because of your character.

  2. Now that Verisign $VRSN has been officially encouraged by ICANN and the Trump administration’s NTIA to engage in monopolistic and systematic price gouging of the captive registrants of almost 150 million .COM domain names, what do you expect? ICANN, including its “community” of lobbyists and lawyers representing a few special interests and ICANN’s “contracted parties,” views ALL domain name registrants as just a resource for predatory exploitation (it’s all about the money!) by both (CANN and its contracted parties (registry operators and registrars). See https://www.domainmondo.com/2015/08/icann-domain-registry-operators.html However, a ‘day of reckoning’ is coming for both ICANN and its contracted parties, caveat emptor!

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