is no longer available on the Google .dev domain registry. This news comes amid the public rollout of the .dev top-level domain (TLD).

$12,500 for

If you were eyeing ownership of while waiting for Google to release the new TLD officially, that chance is long gone. A redditor with the name “salsa-system” posted a couple of hours ago that Google has registered both the and domains on Tuesday (February 19, 2019).

This news means that someone splashed $12,500 to lock down the .dev domain for the top-ranked cryptocurrency. That’s $25,000 in total if the same entity also acquired

As at press time, a quick check on the registry shows that is unavailable but addresses like and haven’t been claimed yet. Like in other…

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