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U.S. government asks ICANN to investigate GoDaddy’s Whois policy

U.S. gov weighs in on GoDaddy’s Whois policy. The U.S. government has sent a letter to ICANN asking it to review GoDaddy’s (NYSE: GDDY) activities around blocking access to Whois records. David Redl, who heads the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, sent the letter to ICANN’s board today asking it to look into the matter. At […]

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Tucows sells some domain names to GoDaddy

GoDaddy’s NameFind is buying some domain names from Tucows. Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX) appears to have sold some of its domain name portfolio to GoDaddy’s (NYSE:GDDY) NameFind. Today I noticed that some domain names in Tucows’ YummyNames portfolio have undergone a Whois change. While the owner and contact details still point to YummyNames, they have an additional […]

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GoDaddy reports earnings and domain revenue growth

Domain name business keeps growing. GoDaddy (NYSE:GDDY) reported earnings after the bell yesterday. Total revenue for Q3 was $582.2, up 24% year-over-year. That represents growth of about 12% if you exclude the additional revenue from acquiring Host Europe Group. The domain name business contributed $271.5 million and the company says most of the 15% year-over-year […]

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GoDaddy (GDDY) reports earnings, domain revenue of $263.3 million

Company reports first earnings after acquiring Host Europe Group. Domain name registrar and hosting company GoDaddy (NYSE:GDDY) reported second quarter earnings after the bell today. The company reported $558 million topline revenue, up from $456 million in the same quarter a year ago. Without the benefit of the Host Europe Group (which GoDaddy acquired in […]

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Shares of Web.com Up Over 13% After Hours On Takeover Rumors

Shares of Web.com (WEB) rose over 13% after hours as Reuters.com reported the company “is in talks with private equity firms after receiving takeover approaches.” The story went on to say “The buyout interest in Web.com comes as its sector has become increasingly crowded, with companies such as Wix.com Ltd, Weebly Inc and Squarespace seeking […]

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