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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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SpamHaus ranks most-botted TLDs and registrars

NameCheap and Uniregistry have emerged as two of the most-abused domain name companies, using statistics on botnet command and control centers released by SpamHaus this week. SpamHaus data shows that over a quarter of all botnet C&Cs found during ...
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#9 of 2017: GoDaddy gobbles up more domain name portfolios

This is the second in a series covering the top stories on DNW in 2017, as ranked by pageviews. In April 2015 GoDaddy made waves when it acquired Marchex’s domain name portfolio for $28 million. The registrar, which helps domain investors buy and sell domain names, was suddenly a domain investor itself. And it was […]

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Thousands download fake GoDaddy app in Google Play store

GoDaddy is suing unknown creator of fake GoDaddy app. A fake GoDaddy app was available in the Google Play store earlier this month and GoDaddy believes that thousands of people downloaded the app. The app, called GoDaddy Mobile, was available in the store from December 12 to December 15. GoDaddy informed Google of the app […]

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