Global brands snap up new .tickets domain names

James Hanley

Bands such as U2 and companies including Ticketmaster, Google, Amazon, eBay, Sky, Yahoo and Apple have all acquired newly available .tickets top level domain names.

Owned by London-based start-up Accent Media, the .tickets domain names have only been available to pre-registered trademark holders since July 13, as part of the soft pre-marketing phase.

The firm says the domain names enable brands and rights-holders to easily protect and develop their assets, while helping customers feel safer when buying tickets.

“The substantial ...

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