A prime example of the growth of domain name speculating was
seen today, when virtually all four letter .com domains were registered. The
growth of domain name speculating has increased in recent years as
cyber-property speculators, businesses and individuals all scramble for valuable
Whether the newer top level domains do anything to reduce
the speculating remains to be seen. While it is likely that the newer top level
domains may replace the second-tier .com and .nets of the world, it is unlikely
that the highest quality .coms will ever see a substantial reduction in value.