Web.com Offers Free Redirect Service
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Web Internet LLC Thursday launched Web.com, a free domain name redirect service.
The service, known as WebAddress, provides site owners with a free domain name and redirects visitors to an owner's existing Web site.
For example, a bookstore's current Web address might be http://members.ispname.com/neighborhood/community/~greatbooks/index2.html; WebAddress simplifies it to a domain name such as greatbooks.web.com. The service wraps the referred page in a relatively unobtrusive toolbar with access to the Web.com portal.
The Web.com portal offers a search engine powered by GoTo.com, a comparison-shopping engine driven by Bottomdollar.com, and aggregated news headlines by NewsHub.
WebMail is offered in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Swedish. Plans for additional languages include Japanese, Chinese and Russian.