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Websites using .NYC on sale

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If you are looking to change the domain name for your website, a new one ending in .NYC will be available starting August 4th.

The international non-profit that regulates domain names will began taking bids on Monday.

Only businesses that can prove they're based in the city will be permitted to obtain the extension.

Sex.com was sold in 2012 for a reported $13 million, It was the highest price ever paid for a single domain name.

People are waiting eagerly for .nyc, to become available on Aug. 4

Gerardo Aristizabal runs the domain registrar Hello NYC, which acts as portal for those looking to snap up valuable addresses like, Bedbugexterminator.nyc or Whatsmellslikeurine.nyc. He said inquiries are already flooding in.

"It becomes like real estate," Aristizabal says. "People want the best locations."


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