Well its been over a month since the what looks like what will go down as the worst ecological disaster in US History (so far) started.
I thought it would be interesting to see who owns some of the most relevant domain names.
You might be surprised that some of the most relevant domains we’re registered long ago.
OilSpill.com was registered in 1998 and is currently owned by Frank Donato Co which sells products to clean up the mess. The traffic has increased somewhat in the last 30 days according to Alexa its now in the top 1M of site where the 90 average is 2M.
OilSpills.com was 1st registered in 2000 and is owned by Oversee.net but is not resolving. The Alexa rank on this domain has gone from a 3 month average of 20M to a one month average of 10M.
OilSpillCleanUp.com was 1st registered in 1999 and is owned by Elastec.com which sells products to clean up the mess.
OilCleanup.com is a domain we own & was first registered in 2001, according to Alexa, traffic on that domain has increased going from a 3 month average of 20M to 10M this month
CONTAINMENTBOOMS.COM is owned by Frank Schilling and was first registered in 2005.
OILSKIMMERS.COM was first registered in 1995 and is owned by a company that sells that equipment.
TopKill.com was registered in 2005 and goes to a parked page.
OilSpillEquipment.com was registered in 2005 and belongs to a cleanup company.
TheOilSpill.com was registered in 2009 and goes to a parked page.
OILSPILLCONTAINMENT.COM was 1st registered in 2005 and is owned by the legendary domainer Garry Chernoff
Here are some recently registered relevant domains all of us missed:
CleantheOil.com May 13th and CleanTheOilSpill.com were registered on May 13th by a guy named Darwin Burke,
CleanUpTheOilSpill.com was registered yesterday May 26th
CapTheWell.com registered on April 29th.
CleanTheGulf.com May 3rd.
BPOilSpill.com April 27th
GulfOilSpill.com April 28th
PlugtheHole.com May 27th
PlugtheWell.com May 25th
OilSpillLawyers.com April 29th
OilSpillLitigation.com April 30th
CleanUpTheOil.com May 5th.
OilSpillNews.com May 1.
OilDispersants.com May 15th
MassiveOilSpill.com May 5th
GulfOfMexicoOilSpill.com was registered on April 28th and seems to be owned by a law firm.
FireBooms.com I registered this one today, while I was writing this story.