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Amazon Buys Cryptocurrency Domains


The three domains in question are,, and
According to trade publication DomainNameWire, Amazon registered the three domains on Tuesday.
This isn't Amazon's first cryptocurrency related domain, as the company purchased over three years ago. However, the web address just redirects to (NASDAQ:AMZN), at least for now.
Clement Thibault, senior analyst at, said in a note that the move didn't come as a surprise. "It's not surprising to see companies protecting their brand names. Amazon already had a cryptocurrency related domain, and it makes sense that they would cover their bases on this front. Amazon isn't expected to allow Bitcoin payments in the near future."

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