"Paul Pietromonaco" <paulp@w...> Date: Fri Aug 10, 2001 11:54
am Subject: Wow - I didn't know we were worth that much!
Some of us, offline, have been talking about acquiring the old
"sockheads.com" web address to possibly post some of the convention pics,
Here's the letter I got from DomainSource today.
Talk about un-cres....
(Take a minute to read the note below and marvel at the unmitiaged greed,
So, I've gone ahead and reserved sockheads.net from Network Services.
It's in my name, but that's just so we don't get hosed by domain companies,
etc. Now, all we need is some web server space and some bandwidth. I have
a pretty small backbone here at weasel-bot.com, plus I need to put some
more hard discs up, etc.
I do have 20 Megs on qwest.net's servers that we could use. That might be
a good place to put up some pages to start. Anybody want to help with some
Let's get this happening!
> From: DomainSource <andrew@d...>
> To: paulp@w...
> Subject: Re: Sockheads.com
> Date: Thursday, August 09, 2001 11:18 PM
> Dear Paul,
> Thank you for your interest in our domain name Sockheads.com.
> I look forward to helping you in any way that I can, with information and
> answering of your questions in regard to your possible acquisition of
> excellent name.
> We are in the wholesale web traffic and domain name business. Because we
> are wholesalers
> your savings over normal domain name retail prices are substantial should
> you decide to purchase a domain name from us. We have discovered that
> there are hundreds of possible uses for this name in the world. If you
> Google.com search engine search you will find there are 4,500 references
> for the name Sockheads! - which makes this domain name valuable. This is
> popular name throughout the world. In fact, should you ever desire
> to sell it on the open market you would probably realize a good profit.
> would be
> an asset that grows in value with the rapid growth of the Internet.
> Right now we are using this name for it's traffic income.
> We will sell you the domain name Sockheads.com for $950. Since there
> are so many USES for this rare name .com in the world, this is a great
> wholesale price. Retail for this name would be in the $3,500 range.
> All the good names have all been taken and are going up in value every
> With the Internet doubling in size every year, this is the best time to
> purchase a GREAT name like this, while they are still affordable. Let us
> know if you are interested, and if we can be of further assistance to
> We await your offer!
> Kind Regards,
> Andrew Sievright
> Domain Source, Inc.
> Domain Source, Inc.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <paulp@w...>
> To: <jasonpeterson10@h...>; <andrew@d...>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2001 2:30 PM
> Subject: Domain Inquiry
> > Name: Paul Pietromonaco
> > Company:
> > Email: paulp@w...
> > Domain: sockheads
> > TLD: .com
> > Comments:
> > How much would it be to get this domain name?
> > Source: Type-In Domain Name