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aaranmcguire says

Hey,

I was reading on gizmodo today how GoDaddy supports SOPA (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stop_Online_Piracy_Act) and how people are withdrawing there domain names and hosting from them, what do you people think?

and especially how they are now saying they dont support SOPA just because people are hating them.

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aaranmcguire says
JeffreyWay said
If you’re with GoDaddy, there’s no better time to abandon ship. The CEO is a jerk as well.

Well said, i thought it was funny how after a hour or 2 of press saying move your hosting/domains they dropped support.

I have heard repports that godaddy are delaying/blocking transfers:

http://torrentfreak.com/is-godaddy-blocking-domain-transfers-after-sopa-protest-111226/

I also heard GoDaddy loses 72,354 domains this week alone http://www.dailychanges.com/domaincontrol.com/#transferred-out (this shows just yesterday i think )

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aaranmcguire says
JeffreyWay said
Even beyond SOPA , I’d leave because of this: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/31/bob-parsons-godaddy-ceo-elephant-hunt_n_843121.html

yh, its a shame it never backfired

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SplitV says

If I had any domains hosted with them I would transfer in a second.

As it stands now, the 70k+ domains getting transferred is not going to make a huge impact on a company that has 30million+ domains hosted with it. I hope the movement grows though.

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