Table: Master Of Their Domains?
What's in a name? On the Internet, plenty. NameEngine Inc., a New York-based domain-name registration company, checked on whether major U.S. corporations are protecting the online use of their names worldwide. There are 249 different domain designations used in the U.S. and other countries. It's not enough to register Yourcompany.com in the U.S. and forget to register Yourcompany.co.uk in Britain. Oddly, 6 out of the 10 least-vigilant companies are in high tech. Hey guys, it's the WORLD WIDE Web. Here are the 10: Web Addresses Web Name Taken Company Owns by Others Worldwide Worldwide Company CBS 4 46 Times Mirror 1 41 KeyCorp 1 40 Gateway 3 39 AMP 8 39 SCI Systems 1 36 Merrill Lynch 5 36 Reynolds Metals 1 34 SBC Communications 2 33 Texas Instruments 2 31 Quantum 3 31 DATA: NameEngine Inc.
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