Greek restaurant owner fights GoDaddy and the OPA bill

When Michalis Aristotelis Papadogiannakis – or Mike Pappas for short – opened his third Opa! Restaurant in Astoria, New York little did he know one day he’d have to call his congressman over a case of flambeed cheese gone wrong. Mike registered his web site with GoDaddy and soon after, problems started to pile up. […]

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Dot .XXX registrations pause to the north of 100000

The .XXX zone file contained 103,166 domains today – three weeks after the December 6th launch of the gTLD by the ICM Registry. While this might not seem like a large number, the .XXX gTLD has generated plenty of interest, without a particular lack of controversy. In other words, expectations should not be exceedingly high, […]

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“GoDaddy-Free” Kevin Mitnick: SOPA sucks balls!

Legendary computer hacker Kevin Mitnick – author of the best selling books The Art of Deception and The Art of Intrusion – has announced that he’s moved all of his domains away from GoDaddy. Mitnick started by announcing his lack of love for GoDaddy, then asked for recommendations for a domain registrar. It seems that […]

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SOPA: Boobies are good PR according to Bob Parsons

A hilarious 4-box comic from the Joy Of Tech web site shows exactly where GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons stands with regards to the SOPA issue Boobies! And yes, it’s safe for work. Click here to view.

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Yawn.com – A reminder about why premium domains don’t sell

*Yawn* I was reading the recent Domaining.com headlines and just had to type in Yawn.com This “premium” domain is not used in a way worthy of its potential. On a given day, humans yawn 12 times – some of us in the domain industry even more And yet, this 1996 “gem” is owned by Tucows, […]

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Jim Carrey to new GF: Sorry sweetheart – forgot your dot com!

Popular actor Jim Carrey has a new squeeze – and we don’t mean plastic surgery to remove his waist love handles. The 49 year old on/off comedian has been dating a Russian model less than half his age. What’s up with mid life crisis and men these days? Onto the subject of the girlfriend, Russian […]

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Abdu Tarabichi: We’re back in business

The relentless DDoS attack that Domainsville sustained for the past 48+ hours has now ended; Abdu Tarabichi who runs the domain news aggregator announced that the service has been re-instated. That’s good news and hopefully the perpetrators can go suck the big one!

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Finally, New York gets a glimpse of Danica Patrick’s legs!

Two days ago we provided a scoop on the new, full page ad of GoDaddy featuring Danica Patrick‘s flesh tones. The ad appeared on the December 23rd edition of USA Today and cost almost a quarter of a million dollars! The New York Times featured the same ad today, as seen at AllThingsDigital. Our scan […]

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Je suis desole, Francois! OK, my French is pretty basic…

I’m very sorry, Francois for what I have to say publicly – but I hope you understand. Yesterday we brought awareness to the Domaining.com readers – of which are many – that a “competitor” in the field has been under a DDoS attack. Abdu Tarabichi is a professional, like you, and just so happens to […]

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.Nxt publication announces “The five biggest PR disasters of 2011″

We mentioned before that the .Nxt publication is a great resource of facts and opinions about the general domain industry. Dot .Nxt is generally anti-ICANN but very objective in its coverage of events. While posts are sparse, the latest one is definitely entertaining. Titled “The five biggest PR disasters of 2011” it showcases the five […]

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Domainers – Thank you, very very much!

As noted by Hybrid Domainer earlier today, DomainGang.com made the biggest leap in terms of traffic increase and Alexa popularity among the top 10 domain blogs. The results posted by Hybrid Domainer are the most up to date, with DomainSuperstar being a bit laggy with regards to updates Gaining the #5 position with the best […]

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Bob Parsons going ape: I did not kill Tarzan’s Cheetah!

Cheetah – the legendary chimpanzee companion of Tarzan-playing actor, Johnny Weissmuller – died at the ripe age of 80 yesterday. Immediately, Bob Parsons – CEO of GoDaddy – made the following public announcement: “I’ve been accused of shooting at animals and while I did kill the occasional elephant or two, I would never shoot at […]

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