Len at Blogesque noticed a slight problem when he was looking for Christopher Hitchens‘ website.
Google seemed to turn up some non-personal results. (Granted, there is a website with Hitchens’ published works, but it doesn’t look like a personal site.)
Then, Len tried to manually type in christopherhitchens.com… and then christopherhitchens.net… and so on. All the extensions he tried seemed to be owned by someone who was not Christopher Hitchens.
So he bought one of them for himself. And linked it to his own site.
But it raises the question of which websites are owned by the New Atheists. Do they own all the extensions on their own names?
Have their critics snatched them up first?
I tried to compile a list below.
To explain the last column:
In the Results section, “Good” means it is owned (or approved) by the atheist. Or it speaks favorably of them.
“Bad” means a critic has gotten to it. Or the atheist wouldn’t approve of it.
“Neutral” means it’s not an atheist-related site.
“Unknown” means I have no clue what’s going on.
If anyone figures out some of the unknown info — or finds any mistakes — let me know and I’ll update the chart.
|.net||Josh Timonen/Richard Dawkins Foundation *Official Site*||Good|
|.org||Dennis Wagner/Access Research Network||Bad|
|.info||Petr O Kozyrev||Unknown|
|Sam Harris||.com||Sam Harris (singer)||Neither|
|.org||Sam Harris *Official Site*||Good|
|.info||Sam Harris (singer)||Neither|
|.org||Len at Blogesque||Good|
|.info||Christopher S. Pennington||Unknown|