Sex is always popular when it comes to domain name sales, and the sale of sex.xxx was no exception, selling for $3,000,000 through ICM Registry, becoming the third largest sale in the year-to-date and topping the Domain Name Journal chart in the two weeks to 1 June.
In second place was datacenter.com, which would have topped the charts itself in most weeks, selling for $500,000 in a private sale while lk.com came in third, selling for $287,500 in a sale that would also have topped the charts in most weeks, selling through Heritage Auctions.
The chart consisted of 41 sales being for two weeks and included 35 .com domains. There were also two each for .tv and .org and one each for .xxx and .de.
On the aftermarket side of things there were 14 sales through GoDaddy/Afternic, 13 through Sedo and eight through NameJet.
To check out the Domain Name Journal list of top reported sales for the fortnight ending 1 June, go to: dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2014/20140611.htm.