Cybersquatter buys google.ar for $3.85

Something right out of 1999: Google Argentina forgot to renew google.com.ar. It expired on April 21, 2021 and a cybersquatter noticed and registered the name.

The man bought it reportedly for AR $ 540 ($3.85) which led to a temporary shutdown of the site.

Apparently it had no impact on the international “www.google.com” version