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Namecheap accuses GoDaddy of delaying transfers

GoDaddy broke ICANN rules and US competition law by delaying outbound domain transfers yesterday, and not for the first time, according to angry rival Namecheap. March 6 was Namecheap’s annual Move Your Domain Day, a promotion under which it dona...
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Kings of .Com – Registrar Analysis

These are the biggest registrars for .com domain names. ICANN has published Verisign’s most recent official breakdown of domain transactions by registrar. The data are from November. Starting with this month’s .com registrar post, I’m going to show the registrar’s numbers from the previous month as well if they were on the chart during the […]

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How domain name registrars can win over domain investors

Here’s what domain name registrars need to do if they want to get domain investors as customers. I get lots of pitches from domain registrars that have added nifty new features or are offering rock-bottom prices. It takes more than this to win domain investors as customers. It takes a complete package. Here’s what domain […]

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GoDaddy (finally) integrates Afternic into Domain Manager

Beta users can list and manage domain names from inside the GoDaddy Domain Manager. It’s been a long time coming, but GoDaddy has finally integrated Afternic listings into the GoDaddy.com domain manager more than four years after the registrar bought Afternic. Domain investors who pick up the unique domain appraisal system token at NamesCon will […]

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GoDaddy makes bulk domain appraisal tool available to NamesCon attendees

Conference attendees can get unique token to unlock bulk appraisal tool. GoDaddy is opening up its domain name appraisal tool–both in volume and level of detail–to NamesCon attendees. A token is necessary to access the tool that can be used to appraise up to 100,000 domain names. Tokens will be in NamesCon attendee swag bags […]

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15+ New Spam Emails, 9 Robocalls, 6 Spam texts within 24 hours of registering a domain

Guy who registers domain name gets an unpleasant surprise. A GoDaddy customer posted this complaint on GoDaddy’s community forums yesterday. I’m posting it in its entirety with my annotations. GoDaddy FAIL!!!!!! – Bought A Domain And In 24hrs – 15+ New Spam Emails – 9 Robocalls – 6 Spam SMS’s This is not the first […]

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Epik takes Whois search counts to another level

Domain name registrar provides additional Whois data that could help you identify domain buyers. Last week Alvin Brown published a tutorial on how to get Whois search counts for your domain names at GoDaddy. This data can be helpful when considering the value of your domain names and potential buyer interest in them. Rob Monster, […]

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GoDaddy to start masking some Whois data through Port 43

Masking should limit phone calls, texts and emails based on Whois information. GoDaddy sent a notice to customers today notifying them that it will start masking some Whois data when it is requested through Port 43 Whois lookups. Port 43 is often used for bulk Whois lookups and is how many of the Whois spammers […]

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