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Mon, 20 Sep 2010

Michael Regina, a web site that got 500,000 hits a day

Bruce Hopkins chats to Michael Regina who along with Kiwi Erica Challis was one of the co-founders of the web site TheOneRing.Net. They were a couple of Tolkien fans who wanted to keep an eye on how the filming of Lord Of The Rings was progressing. Their subsequent website began getting 500,000 hits each day! TORN made history as a marketing tool for the film. Peter Jackson ended up supplying Michael with weekly video diaries of the making of King Kong

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