TechCrunch reported that email subscription service was not able to renew its’ domain name and has attributed that to the ongoing situation in Libya.

The service has since switched its’ website to

.ly is the country code domain extension for Lybia – a number of businesses have launched using .ly domains, the most popular being the url shortening service.

As of the time of this post, whois details for the domain show that has already been renewed. The domain is now live and is currently forwarding to