Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/01/07/yahoo_domain_sale/

Chancer! eBays! Yahoo.is!

$100,000 to declare yahoo.is/shite?

By Lester Haines

Posted in Bootnotes, 7th January 2008 10:52 GMT

Ask yourselves this question: how much would you pay for the chance to declare yahoo.is/shite across the internet?

Yes indeed, the comedy potential of the domain is endless, but you'll have to dig deep in this case to indulge your taste for quippery:

Screen grab of yahoo.is sale on eBay

According to the vendor, Yahoo! may itself be sniffing around yahoo.is, presumably with a view to announcing that yahoo.is/not_a_chinese_blogger_grassing_running_dog_lackey. Expect hot bidding. ®

Bootnote

Ta very much to Arnar Flókason for the tip-off.