Hosting Outfit GoDaddy Betrayed Its Customers

swivel, Dec 29, 4:33am
Website hosting outfit known as GoDaddy has recently joined an elite group of the entertainment industry and paid off congressmen supporting an attempt to suspend American constitutional rights under the guise of fighting digital piracy.
GoDaddy service has officially expressed its support for the recently suggested Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) legislation, which will provide rights owners the sway to effectively take offline sites if it thinks they might so much as think about violating content. The media reports that a spokesperson applauded the authorities for taking decisive, bicameral and bipartisan action.

Executive vice-president of GoDaddy, Christine Jones, claimed during the interview that the suggested legislation would be protecting the intellectual property of hard-working US citizens, businesses and the public from the harm necessarily flowing from the purchase of fake goods. However, the industry observers believe that the service will change its mind after the entertainment industry demands GoDaddy to shut down for hosting something regarded as unauthorized material. The matter is that the new legislation doesn??

deodar1, Dec 29, 4:40am
paid off congressmen!As lobbyists! Still corrupt.

cybertao, Dec 29, 4:52am
I doubt they are customers GoDaddy wants to keep.

_sms_, Dec 29, 4:53am
Oh really!At last count it was about 70,000 and counting.

rozendaal, Dec 29, 5:28am
GoDaddy has already backtracked.

_sms_, Dec 29, 5:30am
Too little too late.The exodus has begun.More power to the people I say.

cybertao, Dec 29, 6:09am
You're right, they have lost the hosting for 70000 from their 45000000 domains.I wonder if they are all upstanding customers conscious about freedom of speech!

lythande1, Dec 29, 6:43am
The number of people who left is the same number they always lose, then others join them, it has made no difference to their bottom line.
And so what anyway, they're entitled to their views. So all the music and movie thieves had a hissy, diddums.

volkier, Dec 29, 6:54am
Meh. All these DRM / copyright laws / whatever crap has thus far already caused WAY more headache and problems than pirates or filesharing ever did. Stupidity to the max.

_sms_, Dec 29, 6:57am
Yeah and the Dump GoDaddy campaign hasn't started yet.And it's still a fair bit of coin cybertoad!

pyro_sniper2002, Dec 29, 7:26am
They are a little worried about it, they back tracked pretty quick. Wikipedia is one big name i know of that has pulled out of godaddy.

henry284, Dec 29, 7:37am
thats a lot of words

mr-word, Dec 29, 7:59am
Godaddy are lamers.

cybertao, Dec 29, 8:25am
A lot of coin!Bwahaha, from the sort of people who don't like paying!!!

-mung-, Dec 29, 11:47am
it's just so cuuuuuuuute that you think you are on the righteous side.

guest, Dec 29, 10:49pm
To late now GoDaddy. Your betrayal to former customers since 2010 will not be forgotten. JP.

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