Donald Trump Himself Owns And Many Other Websites

Posted: Nov 2 2016, 8:51am CDT | by , in Latest Political News


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Donald Trump Himself Owns and Many Other Websites
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Donald Trump owns so many different websites that it is almost a joke - and the number keeps growing. Some of the websites he owns includes,, and many other websites that go against the billionaire Republican nominee.

Why would he own these domains? Probably to make sure that his rivals and critics can't use them.

In fact, Trump and the Trump Organization owns more than 3,600 web addresses according to the research firm DomainIQ. The vast majority have names relating to his products, properties, and family. There are nearly 300 domains about Ivanka Trump alone.

There are also ones that work with the anti-Trump rhetoric, including domains that end in "scheme," "fraud," and "sucks."

It is common for celebrities and companies to do this.

"Domains are cheap," branding expert Rebecca Lieb said. "Mopping up when somebody acquires a domain and does something malicious with it is expensive."

Trump's collection is really just comprehensive. He owns more than General Motors and more than Target.

Hillary Clinton owns 70 for comparison, though they don't appear to be ones like Trump owns. However, their family has 214 domains in total, including four that end in .xxx.

"Mr. Trump has built a globally recognized, highly successful brand, and it's only natural he would attempt to protect his name and his brand in all respects," Trump campaign spokeswoman Hope Hicks said in an email Monday to ABC.

It isn't expensive to register an email address. After that, you are able to sell them to someone else for a lot more money. Unless, of course, it involves a trademark. That's how Trump has so many options.

Looking through the domains that he owns will show some of the failures he has had, including different brands and hotel locations.

Trump also still owns

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