Back in the day, you couldn't just register, unless you were a business spanning several Canadian provinces. In our case, the domain would have been In retrospect, that would've been cool to have now, but back then it made no sense. Since, .com and .net were already taken, (which is amazing when you consider that nobody was on the Internet back then) was picked. It was snappy and easy to remember. Although was eventually acquired when the regulations behind owning a Canadian domain were relaxed, the name capnasty has stuck.

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