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Amazon has got round to buying itself the domain AWS.com, 12 years after the cloudy behemoth as we know it today went live. As spotted by the Domain Name Wire website, WHOIS records reveal that AWS.com no longer resolves to its previous owners, AWS Convergence Technologies Inc. At the time of writing, the domain resolves to …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Today a domain...

    ...tomorrow the world.

    1. Ryan 7

      Re: Today a domain...

      Yesterday the world, more like.

    2. Velv Silver badge
      Coat

      Re: Today a domain...

      aws.world ?

      1. Korev Silver badge
        Coat

        Re: Today a domain...

        Did you re:Invent that one?

    3. SotarrTheWizard

      Re: Today a domain...

      (cue "Pinky and the Brain" theme song. . . )

      Hey Jeff, what are we going to do tonight ?

      The same thing we do every night, shareholders. . . . Try and Take Over the World!. . .

  2. Danny 14 Silver badge

    hmm

    nice domain you have there. Would be a shame if you were involved in years of litigation with people in our pocket.

    1. Banananas

      Re: hmm

      Yeah, I hope it isn't another iTunes.co.uk

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    So they gonna stop trying to get aws TLD and amazon TLD now?

    Seriously, they're pointless anyway.

  4. Paul Hovnanian Silver badge

    Now redirects to ...

    https://www.earthnetworks.com/

    Weather or not this was a hostile takeover, it appears that the whether service is still in business. And Amazon is making the transition go smoothly. I hope they were paid well for their domain.

    1. Kane Silver badge
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      Re: Now redirects to ...

      I see what you did there.

      Well played.

  5. IGnatius T Foobar !

    Too big

    Remember when Microsoft was too big and almost everyone agreed that they should be broken up? Amazon is now way bigger and way more abusive.

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