GoDaddy glitches continue to annoy domain investors

GoDaddy has been having a less than stellar month, with issues stemming from its API and app changes. Earlier in June, GoDaddy began making changes to its API, along with the continuation of the investor app. The main GoDaddy app is being updated to utilize newer technology, but issues continue. On June 16th, GoDaddy log […]

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Angry blogger has a bone to pick with NetSol and GoDaddy

When you own more than one domain, you’re automatically a domainer; if you have 43, you’re a “sophisticated domainer.” In the case of blogger Basil King, the process of having to renew 17 domain names every year became complex, thanks to Network Solutions. Basil changed his credit card but Network Solutions tried to bill the […]

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Global Domain Warming : 70,000 domain portfolio sale to GoDaddy addressed in Paris

The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference was held in Paris, France, from November 30th to December 12th, 2015. The so-called “Global Warming” conference imposed a strict 2-degree (Celsius) acceptable limit in global temperature increase. With this in mind, starting in 2017, all humans on the planet will be assigned a maximum amount of carbon […]

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Domain Security: GoDaddy increases length of validation codes

No domain registrar in the world cares more about domain security than GoDaddy. If your domains were stolen and moved to some Chinese or Russian domain registrar, that’s because you were stupid enough not to turn two-factor authentication on. The requirement to punch in a “validation code” sent to your phone via SMS is a […]

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GoDaddy locks domain registered to Great Dane

GoDaddy recently announced the termination of email communications as a form of issue resolution; the remaining methods of phone and online chat are proven to be problematic. Recently, a domain name used by a canine society for stray dogs with mobility issues was locked down by GoDaddy; its owner naturally turned to support. “My web […]

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GoDaddy’s first gTLD launches in June

GoDaddy, the biggest domain registrar in the world, isn’t shying away from the use of performance-enhancing (but legal) substances. The infamous GoDaddy commercial aired during the Super Bowl, was a precursor to the first gTLD by GoDaddy: dot .roids. Aimed at lifters, meatheads, pumpers and steroid fans, dot .roids will utilize Danica Patrick in her […]

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GoDaddy: Rare decision to close offices for the rest of February

In an apparent attempt to mimic the perks enjoyed by employees of Name.com, GoDaddy has announced the closure of its offices for the rest of the month – giving employees paid time off. The big news was well-received, when middle management disclosed it to all GoDaddy associates during the company meeting: “After careful examination of […]

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GoDaddy HQ suffer crucial hit by Arizona meteorite

A large meteorite, weighing 800lbs or more, exploded on the ground in Scottsdale, Arizona, yesterday – very close to the GoDaddy headquarters. Dozens of GoDaddy employees left their cubicles, in an apparent attempt to capture photos of the incident, or as an excuse to have a smoke break. Chaos ensued. “We were never in danger, […]

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Felony charges: Former employee attempts to hijack domains from GoDaddy

The former manager of Ghost Ranch, a dining and entertainment venue in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, faces felony charges after hijacking domains owned by her former employer. According to the Steamboat Springs publication, Steamboat Today, Donna “Tonie” Roberts was charged with “theft, computer crime and felony criminal impersonation”. Roberts posted a $2,000 dollar bail and was […]

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CERN: GoDaddy is the new sponsor of elusive particle

Physicists in CERN, Switzerland, have announced the discovery of Parsonium – the elusive sub-quark element also known as the ‘God Particle’. From now on, the generic name of Parsonium will be the “GoDaddy particle“, after the #1 domain registrar in the world declared its official sponsorship of CERN. Often noted for its irregular spin and […]

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Quick Poll: How many .XXX domains did you register?

We thought we’d wrap the week of the .XXX launch with an open poll about domain registrations. More than .XXX 55,000 domains were registered on day one and the numbers should increase daily – about half of the registrations were through GoDaddy and its numerous registrar outfits! But in the end, it’s a domain investor’s […]

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Go Montenegro, go!

Go Montenegro! Go! Go! Go! And by that, we don’t mean the country or the popular dot .me registry. 😀 It seems that GoDaddy uses several registrar outfits to keep a large piece of the domain registration pie when connections to a registry are numbered. One of our .XXX registrations went through Go Montenegro Domains […]

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