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It’s Official: Sex.com Sale a Guinness World Record

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World RecordMost of us probably already know that the $13 million sale of Sex.com was the top all-cash, public domain sale of all time. This sale has now been officially documented by the folks at Guinness World Records, the organization that publishes the Guinness Book of World Records.

In a press release issued this morning, Sedo, celebrating its 10 year anniversary, has announced that the Sex.com sale set a Guinness World Record for "most expensive internet address domain name."

I am not sure if this was a newly introduced category in the Guinness World Records or if there was a previous title holder, but it's pretty cool to see the sale of a domain name listed as a World Record. Congrats to Sedo!

Press Release Follows:

Sedo, the online domain specialist, today announced that its recent brokerage of Sex.com has earned the Guinness World Recordâ„¢ for "most expensive internet address domain name." Sex.com was sold for £8.2 million on 17th November 2010.

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