A domain name is an asset.  Some domain names have substantial value.  It is possible to use a domain name as collateral for a loan, but there are important issues that must be addressed for the creditor to be protected and have the right to foreclose and sell the domain name.  For a discussion about how to perfect a security interest in a domain name, see “The Domain Name as Collateral: Considerations for Creditors Seeking to Use a Domain Name as a Security Interest or as a Source of Payment on a Judgment.”