Dot Com domain names still rule….

When it comes to domain names… dot com is still king, as the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers – AMPTP recently discovered.

Ed Lee gives the heads up in his blog post The Importance of buying the right domain names | Don’t let your brand get hijacked online

In essence, the AMPTP owned the rights to but not With time on their hands, a couple of striking writers put the dot com version of the domain name to good use and launched a parody site.

The important lesson here for any business owner is the importance of picking up ALL the versions of your domain name, especially if you’re building your business on a dot net or dot org domain name.  Leave the dot com version of your site “out there” and you could find yourself in a similar situation.