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Politicians, don't forget your domains!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Sherbert Hoover, Feb 17, 2016.

  1. Sherbert Hoover

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    Justin Bieber would say:
    LMAO that Jeb Bush link is priceless :p
     
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    Haha :D I saw a trump.win domain on auction today for $1000 :D
     
  4. Sherbert Hoover

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    Is this some kind of fuckin' troll account?
     
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    One of the NY papers had a story on this whole deal.

    I can see another position in many industries opening up:

    Domain Public Relations Manager

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/pol...mp-presidential-domain-game-article-1.2534863

    It's a huge oversite on the part of the campaign manager to allow that sort of thing to slip through but perhaps the expansion of the public relations field is something that is exponential and hard to keep a handle on.

    On a note that could have positive repercussions for those of us that serve clients, do some thinking here and see what could affect your client in a positive way and consider a module to offer them that covers that for them.

    I'm sure that some KW research and using some of the available tools out there can protect and enhance your clients' brand by scooping up domains that would make them look good and either redirecting or building them as separate properties.
     
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    If Jeb was smart he would locate the domain owner and offer him a big paycheck.
     
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    From the article:

    "Carly Fiorina, who ended her presidential campaign earlier this month, had domain-savvy support and criticism.

    A number of domains, including Hillaryclintonforamerica.com and Chucktodd.org ? yes, the "Meet the Press" moderator ? redirect to Fiorina's campaign site.

    But Fiorina's team failed to register the domain Carlyfiorina.org."

    i can't even
     
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    It would be interesting to come up with an algorithm that helps predicts the likelihood a relative high profile or would be high profile(during election) person is of deciding to run for President. So that you could narrow down the possible amount of domains to purchase to something that would help gain a high profit.

    It should be easier to find those kinds of people with all the social media profiles that people use these days such as linkedin and facebook.
     
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  9. zombie007

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    Jebs official site is jeb2016.com i checked out Trump2016.com and it directs to Trumps site but if you check the domain on google it was for sale on flippa in 2012 and it didnt even sell i wonder if the guy ended up keeping the domain and made a big profit or did he sell it if he did i bet he feels like an idiot.
     
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    Silly politicians. I read it earlier from Donald Trump's tweet. He's messing with them.
     
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