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June 21, 2018 10:30

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Lies or ignorance? #GoDaddy rep claims expired #domains can’t be transferred out

A frustrated domain investor was told that expired domain names at GoDaddy aren’t officially his. This incredible statement came from a GoDaddy representative, when domainer Dan Sanchez asked to obtain the authorization codes for expired domains in his account. Unlike what the official domain transfer policy at GoDaddy states, Dan Sanchez was told that the […]

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Christians rail against GoDaddy’s six-color gay rights flag

GoDaddy changed its social media avatars to a gay rights flag yesterday, incurring the wrath of some self-declared Christians and US right-wingers. The change was made in recognition of LGBT Pride Month, in which every June gay rights groups hold marches and generally celebrate/call for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The […]

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Can’t get enough GDPR? Come to my NamesCon panel

NamesCon Europe is being held in Valencia, Spain, this week, the first time the NamesCon branding has been applied to the old Domaining Europe show. Starting Thursday, it’s a two-day conference — or three if you count the social events planned for Saturday — with a varied agenda focused on domain investors. The keynote will […]

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#GoDaddy : Latest #domain rebranding drops the face

GoDaddy delivered its latest domain rebranding, tossing out its old stylized logo for a new one. Gone is the smiling geek face, along with the black print. That’s right, the Daddy is gone! The new logo, as it appears on GoDaddy.com, features green text – as in, the color of money. A variant of it […]

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An Assortment of Single .WS Emoji Domains Expire Next Week

Mother’s Day is tomorrow and with it arrives 417 emoji domain auctions expiring by end of week. The following is a daily distribution of .WS emoji domains expiring in auction this upcoming week: 48 – 5/13/2018 (11%) 29 – 5/14/2018 (7%) 69 – 5/15/2018 (17%) 67 – 5/16/2018 (17%) 60 – 5/17/2018 (14%) 20 – […]

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Mining Available Domains via GoDaddy’s Watching List

Alvin Brown shares a way to find hand-reg domains to register. I shared 3 tips to Discover Expired Domains Available at Hand-Registration Fee at the end of last year.  As a follow up, I’m sharing another method to discover available domains using GoDaddy’ Watching feature. It’s not really a “new” feature as some of you may recall […]

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Does GoDaddy have too much power?

It seems more and more domain owners are rebelling against the GoDaddy monopoly. Huge Domains also appears to be in the crosshairs of more angry domainers. Over the last week three threads on Namepros have popped up that deal with different levels of disdain, and in one thread it has been suggested to give your […]

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I just bought a new gTLD registry’s domain for $10

Are .fan and .fans the latest new gTLDs to go out of business? It certainly looks that way. ICANN has hit the registry with a breach notice for unpaid dues and stripped it of its registrar accreditation. In addition, its web sites no longer appear functional and I’ve just bought its official IANA-listed domain name […]

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#GoDaddy wants to conquer every tier 2 city in #India

GoDaddy bagged one million customers in India, and the biggest domain registrar in the world is only getting started. With 462 million Internet users, India is second only to China. So far, GoDaddy’s web hosting and cloud services have targeted the large metropolises of India. There are 51 million small and medium businesses, of which […]

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Almost #Bollywood : #GoDaddy video in #India celebrates 1 million customers

GoDaddy has created a new video for its Indian audience, in celebration of achieving 1 million customers in India. The video is part in the Hindi language, part in Hindi with English words, and part in full English. “GoDaddy empowers our customers – one MILLION to date! – to move forward with their ideas online. […]

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