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Student manages to buy google.com domain for $12 and own it for one minute

By Mason White 10:13 AM October 15, 2015
Sanmay Ved 

By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A student of Massachusetts, was shocked to see that he can purchase the google.com domain for just $12.

Sanmay Ved of Boston, decided to buy the domain.

Within seconds, he received a confirmation that the purchase was successful and he was the proud owner of google.com.

After a minute, Ved got a notice that the purchase was canceled and the money was returned. The former Google employee contacted the company and told them what happened.

Google thanked him for the notice and decided to give him a reward. When Google learned that Ved was going to give the reward to charity, they doubled the amount.

Ved donated the cash to the Art of Living Foundation in India. He said that he is proud to have owned Google for a minute.