Re: PAB The Multiple Monopoly Approach

Bob Helfant (
Mon, 02 Mar 1998 12:10:15 -0500

At 05:06 PM 2/27/98 -0400, John Charles Broomfield wrote:
>Bob Helfant wrote:
>You mean that you didn't have to throw away stationary that had the
>TLD on it? You mean you didn't have to redo publicity with the "old" TLD
>on it? You mean you didn't have to inform EVERYONE who had your "old"
>address that it had changed and here was the new one? You mean you
>get in touch with those webpages that had links to yours telling them
>they should re-do the links? You mean you didn't have to resubmit to all
>the search engines all your pages again?
>If it was like zero dollars, then did the company actually have ANY
>before the change of TLD?
>Yours, John Broomfield.

No, we didn't have to do any of those things because we kept the old SLD as
well. Much as you would forward your mail or the phone number for a year
after you move, we forwarded our email and URL. When we printed new cards,
we put the new email address on it.