The Kerry/Edwards ticket is set to spark a domain bidding war. From the Indianapolis Star:
The Web site an Indianapolis bail bondsman started two years ago so he could post a photo of his toddler became an instant bonanza on Tuesday.
The phone at State Bail Bonding started ringing off the hook for Kerry Edwards early in the day, even before Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry announced his running mate will be Sen. John Edwards.
Suddenly kerryedwards.com was a highly sought-after Web address.
But back in 2002, the 34-year-old Indianapolis man was the only one with an interest in it. He bought the rights and posted a picture of his now 4-year-old son, Kerry Parker Edwards. He figured few would ever see it.
One of the first calls was from the newly formed Kerry-Edwards campaign, asking Edwards to donate his Web domain to the campaign.
Edwards said he’s in no financial position to give it away, especially when he says offers up to $30,000 are pouring in.Admit it, you’re jealous…