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2012-10-10 07:32:39

Public Interest Registry, Go Daddy and eNom Partner on Allocation of Rare Internet Addresses RESTON, Va., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Much like real estate, Internet "curb appeal" - otherwise known as an Internet address - can help optimize a company or organization's online branding or outreach efforts. Today, Public Interest Registry (PIR) - the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain, one of the original generic top-level domains with over 10 million registrations -...

2012-09-26 06:24:43

Go Daddy Donates $10,000 for Scottsdale Healthcare Cancer Center Fundraiser SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GoDaddy.com, the world's largest provider[1] of Web hosting and domain name registrations, is donating $10,000 to help cancer patients and kick-start fundraising for the 4(th) annual Scottsdale Healthcare Rob Moy Memorial Motorcycle Run. The Nov. 3 event is a fundraiser for the Gift of Life Lodging Program at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at...

2012-09-13 23:00:27

Website safety and choosing the correct host from Blue Label Hosting. Choosing the most well know is not always in your best interest as proven when mega company GoDaddy went down on the 10th of September rendering most websites offline for most of the day losing not only visitors but revenue. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 There´s a new threat to cyber security and it has brought down an industry giant with ease. On September 10, 2012, mega host and international registrar...

GoDaddy Denies They Were Hacked
2012-09-11 14:47:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yesterday´s news cycle was filled with complaints about downed servers and websites, not to mention plenty of jokes at Danica Patrick´s expense. A member of the Anonymous hacking collective known on Twitter as @Anonymousown3r took to the microblogging site yesterday to take credit for bringing GoDaddy.com to its knees using a DDoS attack. In an odd turn of events, however, GoDaddy has issued a press statement today...

GoDaddy Hacked by Anonymous Hacker
2012-09-10 16:29:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A hacker from the shadowy group Anonymous is claiming to have taken down the domain registry and web hosting company GoDaddy.com today, bringing down thousands of Web sites for small businesses and blogs who were likely not intentional targets. The hacker known as AnonymousOwn3r on Twitter has made a point to mention several times that he or she acted alone in the hack-attack and is not working on behalf of the larger...

2012-09-10 06:27:16

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to get social. The .ME Registry, operator of the .ME domain name extension, the most personal domain around, today announced the "You're Not a .com, You're a .ME" social media contest. The contest will run from Sept. 17-21. All participants who take part on a daily basis will receive a complimentary, one year .ME domain name registration. Three grand prize winners will receive a Canon EOS Rebel T3 Camera. The .ME Registry...

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2012-01-17 03:30:11

Jedidiah Becker for RedOrbit.com When the U.S. Congress returns from recess on January 24, both houses are expected to begin rolling up their sleeves to hammer out a final version of two of the most controversial pieces of legislation in recent memory: the Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act (PROTECT IP Act, or PIPA for short) and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Yet as the date draws closer, a growing panoply of concerns and...

2011-12-27 11:00:00

100Best-Domain-Names.com, a leading domain registrar directory, is announcing the winner of the Best Domain Registrar for 2012 award. St. George, UT (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 GoDaddy is being named as the Best Domain Registrar for 2012 from 100Best-Domain-Names.com since GoDaddy is known for its offering of domains and domain name registration for low, affordable pricing. New .com domains with GoDaddy start out at just $9.99 for the first year. These are great deals on some of the best...

GoDaddy Backs Off Support Of SOPA
2011-12-26 05:23:54

Facing massive boycotts and protests over their support of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), Internet domain name registrar GoDaddy.com has reversed course and withdrawn their support from the controversial legislation. The negative backlash over the firm's support of SOPA (also known as H.R.3261) forced GoDaddy to take a second look at the bill, new CEO Warren Adelman told Grant Gross of IDG News on Friday. Adelman added that the company has concerns over -- in Gross' words -- "the...

2011-11-21 07:15:00

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Penguin Search Engine Services, Inc. (Penguin SES), announces the creation of "Domain Name Awareness Day," which falls on Black Friday, in order to help raise awareness of the secondary domain name market and its value. This market involves domain names that are already registered. For years domain name experts have lamented the lack of this awareness among what are commonly known as "domain name end users": marketing, brand and advertising...