DOMAIN NAMES: How Much Will Medicare.com Cost?
The sale of Web site names has arrived as a burgeoning money- maker on the Internet. But when a San Francisco domain name brokerage put the Medicare.com name on the block, it garnered a quick -- and negative -- response from federal regulators and consumer groups. California Healthline columnist Stephen Robitaille examines the issues surrounding the proposed sale of what for regulators and consumer groups alike is a sacred cow -- the good name of the Medicare program.
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