The Church of Good Shepherd Martyrs, is a large non-denominational house of faith, located in mostly-Mormon Salt Lake City, Utah. Not quite a megachurch, and yet counting several thousand members, the Church of Good Shepherd Martyrs delivers its religious messages both directly and via its web site. Registered at GoDaddy, TheChurchOfGoodShepherdMartyrs.org is built on WordPress; [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The GoDaddy mail servers have been down for several hours today, apparently as the result of an attack by a spin-off of the group Anonymous. As tweeted by the “Anonymous Own3r” earlier today: #godaddy e-mails servers #tangodown Meanwhile, GoDaddy is currently addressing the issue, that has caused delays in system emails, including text messages for [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Steve, owner of the domain name ALA.us, made a simple request at GoDaddy, where the domain is registered: refund the auto-renew fees. The 11 year old domain is now in pending delete, thanks to some obscure clause that supposedly requires GoDaddy technicians to cancel a domain, when refunding the renewal fees. Says Steve, over at [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
“Godaddy is the worst registrar ever !!!!” This is the title of a post by a visibly dejected DNForum member, who shares his experience with a recent expired domain auction that he won at GoDaddy. After jumping through hoops and providing payment of $28,000 for the domain, having his account locked and his personal IDs [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
GoDaddy has terminated the ‘VIP‘ or Executive status for a large number of its accounts, ending an era that allocated account managers to almost everyone. The new criteria for getting a VIP account at GoDaddy changed earlier this year, with even active domainers such as Elliot Silver losing that VIP status. Frustration is building up [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
GoDaddy is canceling all $0.99 orders placed on its marketplace yesterday, April 1st, according to a company spokesperson. “Somehow, our blindly loyal customers didn’t realize we were just playing an April Fools prank,” said Marina Tomey of GoDaddy. “We are in the domain registration business intending to make money, not lose money!” exclaimed Tomey, smiling. [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Bar Refaeli, the Israeli supermodel that rose to infamy by appearing in a GoDaddy commercial at the recent Super Bowl, is allegedly very unhappy. According to sources close to Bar Refaeli’s best friend for life, Rebekkah Ruth Ben-Gurion, Refaeli allegedly considers that her sexy image got tarnished by the commercial. “I hated every minute of [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A new web service, called Combined Domain Sales Report has been launched in private beta this week, by domain industry veterans Tom Smith, Dick Jones and Harry Williams. “We were fed up with reading posts by every blogger about how many domains were sold on Sedo, Afternic, Flippa, NameJet and GoDaddy,” said Dick Jones, CTO [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
With the gTLD program in full force at ICANN, several new applications have emerged recently. One of them that is noteworthy, is GoDaddy‘s application for dot .Sexist. “We are committed to the image that our numerous customers attribute us,” said the founder and current adviser, Bob Parsons. “Yes, GoDaddy is about good looking women, big [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Hillary Clinton has just launched a ‘mystery‘ web site, at HillaryClintonOffice.com. The domain was registered on January 31st, according to DomainTools; the registrar is no other than GoDaddy. While the web site’s content remains spartan, there is nothing mysterious about the fact that Hillary Clinton intends to challenge the US presidency in 2016. In an [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Elliot’s ‘shock and awe’ post about how GoDaddy is dropping accounts from its premium, executive support, was just the prelude for something grander. According to various sources at Name.com, GoDaddy is now rolling out its new customer tiers and plans to itemize charges even further. “I logged into my GoDaddy account this morning, and instead [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
An astounding 85% of domainers with a deviation towards masochism, simply love and prefer GoDaddy as their domain registrar – a new study shows. The study, conducted at the University of Leipzig, Germany, shows that once exposed to GoDaddy coupons, offers and hints of nudity on the GoDaddy web site, customers become addicted. “Pure cause [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.