The Domain Name That Started The Internet,, Has Been Sold To Investments

After 25 Years, the Very First Domain,, Has Been Sold To Investments

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.--(), widely known as the first and oldest domain name, has changed hands for the only time since it’s original registration in 1985. Investments, based in Missouri, has purchased the unique Internet address for use in their business.

On March 15, 1985, the Internet officially became active with the registration and use of the domain name. Now, nearly 25 years later, there are over 180,000,000 registered domains in use.

“We are extremely excited to own the domain name,” said Aron Meystedt, the 29-year-old CEO of Investments. “For us to own the first domain is very special to our company, and we feel blessed for having the ability to obtain this unique property.” says they have plans for the domain name, and are creating something special for the 25th anniversary of this URL. “On March 15, 2010, will celebrate its 25th year,” Meystedt says. “This is a special milestone for all of us. The Internet has changed the face of business and entertainment, and to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the domain that started it all is very special.”

The Symbolics company continues to operate, but the domain asset has been sold to Symbolics pioneered computer development in the 1980s. The company designed and manufactured a line of Lisp machines, single-user computers optimized to run the Lisp programming language. The Lisp Machine was the first commercially available "workstation" (although that word had not yet been coined). Symbolics also made significant advances in software technology, and offered one of the premier software development environments of the 1980s and 1990s.**

About is a real estate and domain investment company, based in Missouri. owns many premium web properties such as:,,,, and Current development projects include and

For information: and
Phone: 573.803.1120

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Contacts Investment Company
Aron Meystedt, 573-803-1120 (GMT-5)

Contacts Investment Company
Aron Meystedt, 573-803-1120 (GMT-5)