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Namecheap revenue continues its surge in Q2

Year-over-year revenue grows 38% in Q2. Domain name registrar Namecheap generated $49 million in revenue during Q2 2020, the company reported to Domain Name Wire. That’s up almost 38% over the same period last year and up 7.6% quarter-over-quarter. First-half revenue was $94.8 million, up $22.1 million, or 30%, over H1 2019. The company had […]

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GoDaddy plans layoffs and is closing Austin offices

Company struggles with outbound sales and social media products. GoDaddy’s (NYSE: GDDY) revenue is topping expectations, but the company is laying off employees and restructuring its business because Covid-19 is impacting part of its business. The company expects Q2 revenue to top its previous $790 million guidance by approximately 1%. The restructuring is due to […]

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GoDaddy’s domain privacy email buries the lede

GoDaddy customers are unlikely to understand their options.   GoDaddy has begun sending emails to customers about changes to domain privacy. As I wrote about on June 8, the company has started redacting personal information from Whois records. This means the Domains by Proxy service is no longer necessary for most people. GoDaddy will give […]

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Big news: GoDaddy starts redacting Whois information

GoDaddy has redacted personal information in Whois records for all customers. Effective today, GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) has begun redacting personal information in Whois records for customers worldwide for eligible top level domains. The move makes Whois records uniform for customers in all locations. Previously, the company only redacted personal information for people who were covered […]

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How can they take that or do this? The answer is usually in the TOS

Many years ago I remember helping a .tv investor Fleaking on Namepros. Trying to figure out how Verisign could take a .tv from him that he acquired by trading a .biz domain to the original registrant? The answer is always in the Terms and Conditions. So earlier tonight on TheDomains. I wrote about our advertising […]

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