CLEVELAND - Hoping to tap the demand for rights to Internet domain names, Ohio Savings Bank is considering auctioning names it has stored up during the past four years.

The $9 billion-asset bank, which uses and for its own Web services, has rights to such names as,,,, and

Several years ago, Peter Goldberg, a senior vice president, registered about 100 names with Network Solutions Inc. for a nominal fee. He registered "nonsalable" names that were specific to his bank, as well as more generic names of which about "a dozen are high-profile," he said.

Selling domain names can be lucrative. was bought by Bank of America Corp. for $3 million in January, and bidding has surpassed $1.9 million for and $1.5 million for on the online auctioneer

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