According to an article in the Wall Street Journal many job-site .com operators say they are worried how the .Jobs extension “will affect their already crowded and distressed sector of the economy”.
The Journal quotes Eric Shannon, who operates DiversityJobs.com and other niche job sites as saying “he’s worried about competitors.”
“I feel threatened,” Mr. Shannon points out that if someone were to buy the rights to diversity.jobs, they could essentially create a duplicate of his business, which has already seen revenues shrink in half since the start of the recession.
The story is by subscription only so that’s all you get on this one, but this story its only the first of many such stories we will be reading as hundreds of new extensions will be coming in 2012 threatening lot of businesses in almost every sector.
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