Sanmay Ved, a former Google employee on September 29 ended up purchasing and owning Google.com through Google domains.
Although the purchase lasted only for a minute, Ved explained the entire story of how he purchased Google.com in hisLinkedIn post.
According to his post, he was learning about the Google Domains interface and he got access to Google when he searched for domains after typing Google.com.
Not only that, he was even able to complete the transaction using his credit card where he bought the domain in $12.
After the transaction, he even received two emails which is generally sent after booking domains.
Furthermore, he states in his post that his Google Search was auto updated with webmaster related messages for Google.com domain.
“Additionally, I started receiving notifications, for when ownership changed along with new ownership details in the Google search console for websites that are powered by Google sites. Quite clearly, ownership had been granted to me. Order was successful”, stated his post.
He also mentioned in his post that the domain shows currently unavailable and Google has acknowledged the incident when he reported to Google Security about it.