You Paid How Much For That Domain Name? » "Selling domain names - that's the business to be in. It's a licence to print money. We're talking telephone numbers here; the domain name Business.com was recently sold for a staggering $8 million. That makes it the most expensive domain name in the world. Previous record holders include Compaq who paid nigh on $3.3 million for the Altavista.com name."