Pope Domains: Godaddy Reports Almost 500 Domain Registrations Within 1st Hour

Godaddy is reporting that the election of Pope Francis is causing 100′s of new domain name registration within the 1st hour of the election.

“Keywords such as Pope, Francis, Bergoglio and Habemus Papam were used in identifying the new domain names registered with Go Daddy.”

“In the first hour 479 domains were registered with Go Daddy”

At we already reported on some of the domain name registrations that took place just minutes after the renouncement.

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