Microsoft acquires piggybank domain names.

Microsoft acquires piggybank domain names.

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Piggy ?

Microsoft, the company with a record of registering weird domain names.
Their latest additions :

nationalpiggybank.com
nationalpiggybank.net
nationalpiggybank.us
Now the previous owner is no stranger to Microsoft judging this case study.
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?casestudyid=4000008226

Still it is unclear what MS is going todo with their national piggy bank domain names otherwise then redirecting them to their search engine BING.

WHOIS output :
Registrant:
Domain Administrator
Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way
Redmond WA 98052
US
domains@microsoft.com +1.4258828080 Fax: +1.4259367329

Domain Name: nationalpiggybank.com
Domain Name: NATIONALPIGGYBANK.COM
Registrar: MARKMONITOR INC.
Whois Server: whois.markmonitor.com
Referral URL: http://www.markmonitor.com
Name Server: NS1.MSFT.NET
Name Server: NS2.MSFT.NET
Name Server: NS3.MSFT.NET
Name Server: NS4.MSFT.NET
Name Server: NS5.MSFT.NET
Status: clientDeleteProhibited
Status: clientTransferProhibited
Status: clientUpdateProhibited
Updated Date: 30-oct-2012
Creation Date: 09-dec-2010
Expiration Date: 09-dec-2013

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