We checked what was happening with the oldest domains on the Internet. One aspect of the study was the current status of the addresses. Of the domains registered between January 1, 1985 and November 30, 1987:
- 12 are inactive,
- 4 are parked,
- 84 are used,
- 58 have changed hands,
- 35 are among the top 500 companies in the world,
- 7 are still owned by the original owners (web pioneers).
Domains owned by original owners: