Yahoo Is Auctioning Off These 'Premium' Domain Names (Stuff Like And

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Yahoo just announced that it is auctioning off over a hundred "premium" domain names.

"When you’re a company that’s been around as long as Yahoo, there are lots of fun things that you stumble across," says Kevin Kramer, Deputy General Counsel for Yahoo. "This year, we found a huge list of domain names that the company has owned for quite some time."

"As we discussed what to do with them, it became obvious that it was time to set them free…back into the wild of the Internet. Surely, creative people, businesses and entrepreneurs could come up with something great to do with them. They could even spark some brand new ideas or companies."

Here are 29 domains Yahoo is currently listing on Sedo:

Presumably, we'll see the rest in time. Prices for these range from $1,000 to $1.5 million.

Now, feel free to speculate about why Yahoo owns

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