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World’s most expensive domain name sold, the world’s most famous domain name, was sold for an amount of 13 million U.S. dollars (9.5 million Euros).

The Sedo GmbH, the German trading platform for buying and selling of domain names, announced Thursday. is therefore the most expensive domain name in the world, followed by and

The sale of the domain name has been officially confirmed by the court in California. It is not known who the new owner is. “That we can not disclose” said a spokeswoman of Sedo GmbH.

The previous owner of, the U.S. company Escom, was declared bankrupt and was therefore forced to sell the domain.

Escom bought in 2006 for an amount between 12 and 14 million U.S. dollars. is seen as the most valuable domain name in the world.