Mashable: NSA.Org Owner Selling Subdomans and Email Addresses For $100
According to Mashable.com, the owner of NSA.org just started selling email addresses for $100.
According to the story, Chris Fisher, is registered the domain in 1995.
“At the time, since they were cheap, he said, he harvested various domain names. Fisher claims he even registered tacobell.com.”
“Since then, he has kept the domain, and even turned down offers from people who wanted to buy it. ”
“Fisher declined to specify the largest offer he received, saying that most offers came from non-profits, although “one of the highest offers I received was from the
National Smokers Association in the late 1990s”
According to the site, NSA.org:
For a limited time one may purchase a lifetime^ nsa.org account for the bargain price of $100.
This account includes email, shell and a personal url of your choosing*
This account comes with ONLY 2GB of storage. Store your Miley Cyrus somewhere else.
This is a notorious vanity domain and some downtime may occur because of DDoS attacks.
SSH standard access.
Accounts are backed up twice daily to a different continent.
The current name host for IRC and such is: taco.nsa.org. This may change.
Shell programs can be run, low impact daemons allowed.