Once he gained control of sex.com domain name illegally, Stephen M. Cohen created an advertising rich site which earned him $50 K – $500 K per month. The domain’s legitimate owner was Gary Kremen, of Match.com fame.
To take control of sex.com, Stephen M. Cohen provide false information to the domain name registrar Network Solutions. Gary Kremen, sued and finally won with the courts ordering Cohen to pay $65 million.
A generic term for products advertised on the television, AsSeenOnTV.com domain name was bought by the LA Group, Inc in 2000 for $5.1 Million. The web site now lists more than 1500 products that are advertised on television. [more...]