GoDaddy, the domain name registrar and Web hosting company, knows the big money is in reselling those domain names.
The company, which at one time was known for its over-the-top, racy Super Bowl advertisements, announced Thursday that it's acquiring Afternic, a Waltham, Mass.-based "aftermarket" network, which sells domain names that are already owned. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Founded in 1999, Afternic lists domain names that are up for grabs with the owner's asking price, and also gives a potential buyer the option to make another offer. The site sorts the names … Read more