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Apple acquires ‘leaked’ domain name, still missing others


Apple has officially acquired the domain name, the fourth generation of its iPhone that was released in 2010.

The iPhone 4 has been one of Apple’s more controversial devices, after technology news site Gizmodo obtained a prototype of the smartphone before its release.

The Whois record for switched from Whois Privacy Services to Apple Inc on July 11.

Apple Inc.
Apple Inc.
1 Infinite Loop
Cupertino CA 95014

Domain Name:

Registrar Name:
Registrar Whois:

Administrative Contact:
Apple Inc.
Apple Inc.
1 Infinite Loop
Cupertino CA 95014

Created on…………..: 2006-08-11.
Expires on…………..: 2020-08-11.
Record last updated on..: 2011-07-11.

Apple may now own, but according to registrant records the company still doesn’t own,,,… you get the idea.

Apple acquired for an undisclosed amount in 2007, which many speculate the company paid over $1 million to acquire the name.

This week Apple also acquired the domain name for an undisclosed amount.

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11 replies on “Apple acquires ‘leaked’ domain name, still missing others”

What happens if one registers a domain before the name is registered for trademark??

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