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In the world of domains, it’s first come first serve. Linda Ikeji has been using a blogspot since 2006, and didn’t bother to register an actual domain.

Of course, it was only a matter of time before someone would buy the dot com. Linda is said to make close to a million dollars per annum, making her unclaimed domains a fiery red bull’s eye for even more cybersquatters. Linda didn’t care about any of this until Google pulled her blogspot for alleged copyright infringement. Now she has to register a domain willy nilly. The trouble is, all the good ones are gone.

Here’s a list of lindaikeji domains and the “sharp” people who nabbed them. This list is updated as we find more squatted domains.

lindaikeji.com

Registrant’s name: Jonathan Santos
Registration date: 2007
Location: Belize
Status: Parked

lindaikeji.net

Registrant’s name: Emmanuel Efremov
Registration date: 2011
Location: New York, United States of America
Status: Redirects to lindaikeji.blogspot.com

lindaikejiblog.com

Registrant’s name: Private
Registration date: 2011
Location: Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Status: Parked

lindaikeji.mobi

Registrant’s name: Ayodeji Balogun
Registration date: 2012
Location: Ife, Osun State, Nigeria
Status: Aggregates LIB content for mobile devices, overlaid with Twinpine advertising, ostensibly endorsed by Linda.

lindaikeji.info

Registrant’s name: Jideofor Igbelina
Registration date: June 2014,
Location: Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
Status: Parked

lindaikeji.org

Registrant’s name: Andy Duviri
Registration date: June 2014

Location: Ikotun Egbe, Lagos State, Nigeria
Status: URL doesn’t resolve

lindaikeji.com.ng

Registrant’s name: Kanayo Chineme
Registration date: April 2013
Location: West Yorkshire, Great Britain
Status: Redirected to Gistus.com, a Nigerian online tabloid.

lindaikeji.ng

Registrant’s name: Tosin Odunfa
Registration date: September 2014
Location: Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria
Status: URL doesn’t resolve

lindaikeji.us, lindaikeji.biz, lindaikeji.me

Registrant’s name: Abiodun Balogun
Registration date: October 2014
Location: London, United Kingdom
Status: all point to lindaikeji.us

lindaikeji.co.uk

Registrant’s name: Claire Thomas
Registration date: June 2014
Location: London, United Kingdom
Status: WordPress blog that simply duplicates LIB content.

lindaikeji.in

Registrant’s name: NIZ Admin
Registration date: October 2014
Location: Nigeria
Status: Parked

lindaikeji.co

Registrant’s name: Donrich Okorie David
Registration date: October 2014
Location: Kaduna, Nigeria
Status: Parked

Do let us know if you find any straggling lindaikeji domains out in the wild. Thanks.

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Bankole Oluwafemi Author

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