Your domain name(s) should be guarded intellectual property
Answered => “I am creating a tech startup, should I buy all the domains for the other countries?” on Quora.
=> My answer…
I’m going to be contrarian and say Yes.
If you consider domain name(s) to be IP (of sorts) then $15 – $20 (on average) per slice of IP seems like a pretty small investment to make. A couple hundred bucks + a couple of hours + peace of mind = Priceless.
btw, GoDaddy has a Discount Domain Club that might be worth considering: