Github registers domain

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We check all of the new .io and .ly domain registrations daily to see what’s going on, and today we noticed that Github just registered the domain

$ whois
   GitHub, Inc.
   GitHub Hostmaster
   88 Colin P Kelly Jr St
   San Francisco
   Zip/Postal code: 94107
   Phone: +1.4157354488

Domain Name:

Created: 2015-02-05 15:52:11
Updated: 2015-02-05 15:52:11
Expired: 2017-02-05 15:52:11

Domain servers in listed order:

Domain Status: ACTIVE

What could it be for? If you have any ideas, leave it in the comments below.

It’s cool to see awesome tech companies buying .ly domains - it is more confirmation that the “hacker TLDs” (.io and .ly) are the best domains for hackers.