BTC.com reportedly bought for record $1.1 million

Cryptocoins News reports that the high-profile BTC.com domain was purchased by Josh Garza of GAWMiners for $1.1 million. It was

Cryptocoins News reports that the high-profile BTC.com domain was purchased by Josh Garza of GAWMiners for $1.1 million.

It was reportedly available for a couple of weeks.

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GAWMiners manufactures Bitcoin mining equipment. It states to differentiate itself through its involvement and expertise gained from other ventures such as internet service and advanced telephony. According to their site, they “are not a fly-by-night start-up or some guy working out of his garage and hoping to become successful. We are a real company.”

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On its homepage, the theme of green, environmentally friendly mining is emphasized with ads for low power miners.

Visiting BTC.com, the home page says that “something amazing is coming soon”, but that’s currently the extent of its content.

If confirmed, the $1.1 million price tag would be the most paid for a digital currency domain, beating out bitcoinwallet.com, sold for $250k. The recently suspended auction for Mark Karpeles’ bitcoins.com was estimated to be capable of fetching $750,000.

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