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Technological Surrealism / Alec Nerds Out

Freudian’s Lips

I mentioned earlier that I got hold of the list of all 107 million dot-com domain names. It’s a pretty fun corpus to crunch for hilarious accidents of fate.

Some unfortunate misparsings:

Try telling a friend to go to the U.S. Department of Transport website, www.dot.gov. It’s like “Who’s On First” for the new millenium.

My favourite subcategory is Accidental Hitlers. There aren’t many of these — mostly Turkish websites — but the best I was able to find is a typosquatter who registered “whitlerblackcomb.com” — in case someone is booking a Third Reich ski getaway?

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