sold for $1 Million, Most Ever For .org Domain

David Diaz
Wednesday, February 17, 2010; 2:03 PM

Sedo, a domain marketplace, has brokered the largest sale of a .org domain to date. Brokered on behalf of A-1 National Advertising, the domain was sold to for the sum of $1 million. Prior to the sale of, the highest .org sale was $198,000 for, followed by which sold for $151,400. The sale price for is smaller than those of some of the largest .com sales, which rang in at $5.1 million for, and $3 Million for the sale. Edit: was the largest .com sale at $14M. was notable in that it sold for $10 million.Domain registrations for .org's have risen recently, up 11% in the first half of 2009 over the same period a year before according to Currently there are over 7 million .org domain registrations, making .org's the third largest domain extension, trailing only .com and .net.

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