E.CO Auction – Your Chance to Own Shortest Domain

The auction for the E.CO domain name is currently underway with a top bid at the time of writing of US$20,500.The domain name, the shortest possible domain name, is being auctioned to celebrate the re-launch of .CO, Colombia’s country code Top Level Domain. Bids close on 10 June and ends on the same day the Sunrise period for .CO closes.Following the Sunrise period will be the Landrush from 21 June to 13 July and domains will be available to all from 20 July.The E.CO auction is being conducted by Sedo and funds raised will be going to charity.”The E.CO domain name can be a strategically important asset for any organization looking to enhance customer engagement and adapt to changes in technology, like Twitter and Facebook, that demand shorter urls,” according to Kathy Nielsen, director of sales at Sedo. “The shorter the URL, the easier to spread awareness and engagement with your brand.””We wanted to celebrate our upcoming global launch in a way that would not only raise awareness about the availability of the .CO domain extension – but also raise money for a deserving charity,” said Lori Anne Wardi, director of marketing of .CO Internet S.A.S.”The upcoming auction of e.co is the perfect way to do that, and will give the buyer the added bonus of donating the auction proceeds to the charity of their choice.”To check out the latest bids for E.CO or even bid yourself, see E.CO.