GoDaddy has acquired the security firm and WordPress plugin creators, Sucuri. There are no financial disclosures about this acquisition. Sucuri will continue operations as usual; what can be expected are improvements to the company’s processes and additional resources, both technical and financial. The full press release by GoDaddy follows: SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
GoDaddy appears to have been having some issues this morning, with impossibly slow connections to its domain management interface. Once connected to the largest domain registrar in the world, functions within the administrative panel are slow; some people report inability to register domains. Ken Greenwood, creator of ZFBot, reports that he is unable to view […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Domain investors have found that Uniregistry offers a lot of perks, particularly for holders of portfolios that also take advantage of the Uniregistry Market. With that in mind, competition among the domain registrar market is rather fierce. Uniregistry released a new video, showing a step by step guide on how to transfer your domains to […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
After several months of quiet time, Chinese domain registrar Ename.com emerges once again as the registrar of choice for the transfer of a stolen domain name. The domain 6213.com was stolen very recently, and was transferred away from GoDaddy.com. Says its legitimate owner, who is based in Hong Kong: “I spent hours reading many articles […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
One of the coolest guys we met at NamesCon 2017 in Las Vegas, is Jason Polenick. The youthful looking GoDaddy employee is in fact an experienced domain industry veteran of 8 years with the largest registrar in the world, where he works as an Aftermarket Support Manager. During NamesCon, Jason stood out from the 50-strong […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The original registrant of SodaPopReview.com is upset: Admittedly due to his own fault, he let the domain expire in late 2015. Apparently, whoever picked it up at the expired domain auctions of GoDaddy, ended up digging up the previous content and putting it live on the web site. Says the previous owner, at the GoDaddy […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
GoDaddy, the biggest domain registrar in the world, independently operates a portfolio of acquired domains. Namefind LLC, the GoDaddy domain portfolio managers, is a domain concierge service that operates outside of the usual GoDaddy aftermarket. Those of us old enough to remember the “Master of your Domain” episode from the Seinfeld comedy series, probably looked […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
President-elect, Donald Trump, has moved quickly to sell his entire domain name portfolio. Citing a potential conflict of interest if he were to retain the domains past his inauguration day, Mr. Trump’s buyer is none other than GoDaddy. The price: $6.7 billion dollars, and some change. “GoDaddy Domain Ventures is an established domain portfolio manager […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The owner of the domain AirDoc.com discovered it was missing from his GoDaddy account, and believed that he was a victim of domain theft. Two-factor authentication was not enabled on the account, but further research unveiled something strange: the domain had been sold on Afternic, most likely for $555 dollars. Despite removing all his domains […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
GoDaddy has given up its custom-made captcha system, used for the WHOIS queries page. After years of using a proprietary system to confirm the function is performed by a human, and not by “unscrupulous spammers,” GoDaddy moved to reCaptcha. The system is widely used by many companies, including DomainTools. There is, however, a small problem: […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Domain investors that often delete domains from their GoDaddy portfolio, should empty the folder. According to new ICANN regulations, all deleted domains must be removed from the registrar after 30 days have passed. “Finally, some new regulations from ICANN that actually make sense, no more bloated Trash folders in your account, taking over our servers!” […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.