Yahoo! News, Tuesday early afternoon
Dr. Black, Wednesday, just before noon.
Brad DeLong, about fifteen minutes after Dr. Black
Me, Monday morning.
But this isn’t a “First Mover” claim. It’s a note that there are no “savings” in getting rid of the website. There aren’t even the “registration fee” that applies to private enterprises. Commenter Bryan at Skippy notes:
The Federal government is the registrar for the .gov TLD [Top Level Domain], so the only cost is storage and bandwidth on government servers.
The cost of locating and removing a site is probably the equivalent of 20 years of ignoring it.
So not only is “the Sheriff” going after chump change, the actions aren’t even going to save any money.
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