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GoDaddy #domain brokerage: “Our buyers aren’t made of money!”

The GoDaddy brokerage contact form doesn’t allow for large numbers to be entered. The form that is filled out by the domain owner when they want to place a counter-offer, not only doesn’t allow “large numbers” to be entered – it tells the seller that the GoDaddy buyers aren’t made of money. This incredible email […]

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#Guta raided Namefind : #GoDaddy inventory has lost 4 LL .com #domains

GoDaddy is known for holding onto its own corporate inventory of premium domains. These domain names were acquired from third parties in large portfolio acquisitions. GoDaddy keeps everything under the Namefind umbrella. This inventory has now “lost” four two letter .com domains, also known as “LL com” domain names. According to domain investor, George Kirikos, […]

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#GoDaddy glitch : You need an extra $119,999.99 dollars to get these #domains

GoDaddy wants you to spend an extra $119,999.99 dollars to get those fine .CO domains. It seems that a series of programming errors with the GoDaddy appraisal tool add a special surcharge of almost $120k per year to the domain’s acquisition cost. For example, the domain Zombie.CO shows a listing price of $19,999 dollars as […]

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No, #GoDaddy is not fit to become the dot #ORG Registry!

Domain Name Wire wrote a fantasy football article today, suggesting that GoDaddy should consider picking up the dot .ORG Registry, as a “white knight.” Setting that impossible scenario aside, as .ORG is not up for grabs in any kind of auction, here’s why this is a terrible idea. We already know the minimum cost of […]

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#Domainer locked up : Frisco nutjob not a #GoDaddy employee

A San Francisco nutjob is in jail after threatening to shoot GoDaddy employees in Sunnyvale, California. According to a police report, Michael Depaulo was arrested in the City of Richmond after he made threats to kill people at GoDaddy in Sunnyvale with a firearm. On December 2, 2019, Depaulo called GoDaddy and stated he was […]

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#GretaThunberg .com uses a faux #domain proxy address at #GoDaddy

Teenage activist, Greta Thunberg, made a powerful statement at the United Nations; the 16 year old Swede didn’t mince her words about how politicians are treating our planet’s future: “You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk […]

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Aman Bhutani : #GoDaddy CEO’s .com #domain passed through #HugeDomains

GoDaddy has a fresh CEO, Aman Bhutani, and yesterday he clocked 3 weeks at his job. Bhutani’s eloquence was evident during a much hyped new product presentation at GoDaddy, called “WebSites Plus Marketing” that is basically a set of web templates to be used by customers, and some basic SEO tools. Nothing ground-breaking here. What’s […]

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I don’t want to invest in the #domain, says #GoDaddy customer

Some people expect to get a domain name for free, and aren’t too keen on investing in it. Quite often, a company’s low level manager, middle executive, or IT department head honcho, will attempt to demonstrate their corporate loyalty with a fixation onto a domain name lawfully owned by someone else. The first step is […]

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#GoDaddy rebranding : A design nod to #Uniregistry

As the biggest registrar in the world, GoDaddy has gone through almost two decades of corporate web site redesigns, and assorted changes in the marketing mentality. Eight years ago, the GoDaddy web site layout looked more or less like our parody elephant story, and in 2008 it looked like this – almost. 😀 Eventually, GoDaddy […]

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#Domainer jobs : #GoDaddy job opening footnote is a lawyer’s delight

GoDaddy is the largest domain registrar in the world, and a very large employer with over 9,000 employees worldwide. With several hiring locations in the US and overseas, GoDaddy wants to ensure that there’s equality among its applicants. Gender, race and religion are fundamentally protected in the US, and discriminating against them in the workplace […]

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#Aman Concierge .com #UDRP : Respondent blamed #GoDaddy for parked content

The owner of the domain AmanConcierge.com blamed the Registrar, GoDaddy, for the parked page content, after they received a UDRP. Aman Group SARL, a Swiss mega-corporation specializing in luxury hotels with 34 properties in 21 countries, filed the UDRP. They operate from Aman.com. The Respondent is in Montenegro, and claimed that they formed a valid […]

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