Protecting its brand by buying Internet domain names that link the iPhone with Verizon
In an item posted Saturday, Blass writes that the sites were once owned by Jim Benton of HolyShnikes.com, whose catch phrase — “share with someone who cares” — is deliciously ambiguous.
Using whois searches, Blass turned up similar sites — such as verizoniphone.com — that are still held by domain name squatters. They may be holding out for a better offer.
Below: The whois.com listing for iphoneonverizon.com
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