Amazon Owns Amazonsucks.com (and Plenty Worse Than That)

By Jamie Condliffe on at

If you're a huge commercial organisation, it pays to not have too many random people on the internet making cheap jokes at your expense. Which is, presumably, why Amazon owns a slew of silly and offensive domains that include its name.

As well as Amazonsucks.com, you can include Screwamazon.com, Amazonstinks.com and—my personal favourite—Fuckamazon.com. You have Alex Shepard to thanks for this discovery:

Buying up domains is, of course, common practice, but clearly someone in Amazon's legal department is doing their best to avoid any potential embarrassment. Still, this seems like a challenge: what's the best name you can find that Amazon hasn't yet registered? Bonus points if you buy it and use it in an amusing way. [WhoIs.net via Alex Shepard via Verge]