will I use my .name Domain?
some mini-case studies to give you ideas on how you can use
your .name now - and in
Sarah Dean is taking a year off from college and plans to
travel. Her dad gets her a .name dual
registration as a good-bye gift. Wherever she is in the world,
he'll know he can always get in touch with his daughter via her .name e-mail
address. Then, when Sarah gets back from her travels, she uses
her .name domain to create
an online album to share photos of the places she explored, with
her friends and family.
Pete Smith has just left college and is looking for his first job.
In order to advertise his skills, he uses his website as an online
résumé, directing potential employers to his details
with his .name web address.
Adder Ajala is a New York disk jockey. Whenever he meets a woman who
catches his eye, he slides a small card into her palm that reads: www.adder.ajala.name.
He smiles and whispers, 'here's my name'.
Kennedy works in IT and frequently shops online. However, she's
aware of the security risks associated with giving out her credit
card details and tended to buy online from a few trusted sites.
When she bought her .name digital
identity, she used it to securely store her financial details.
She now shops safely without giving away her credit card number
by using her .name as a universally
recognized digital signature.
Monique Desjardins is a science student from Paris. She loves her .name because,
instead of having loads of contact numbers and addresses, she has one
universal address. Her friends use it to contact her on an array of
different devices, including her workstation at college, her cell phone
and via her digital TV at home.
Marcello Frusin, while on a business trip to Brazil, lost the bag holding
his documentation, his laptop and cell phone. Luckily he had a .name domain,
so could log in at a cyber café to view his address book, credit
card details and passport number.