Here's GoDaddy's Super Bowl Commercial with a Supermodel Kissing a Nerd

Because the Super Bowl brings out the sleaziest in GoDaddy (no small feat!), its commercial is always water cooler fodder the Monday after Super Bowl. So get this: supermodel Bar Refaeli making out with uber-nerd (and extraordinary extra) Jesse Heiman because that sells websites. » 2/01/13 11:00pm 2/01/13 11:00pm

What's Your Favorite Site Affected by the GoDaddy Outage?

In case you've been living under a rock, GoDaddy was the victim of an attack which took everything down today. Anonymous is claiming responsibility for the attack and million of sites are unaccessible as a result. Surely some of the sites you read use GoDaddy for your internet hosting purposes. Which makes me curious:… » 9/10/12 5:40pm 9/10/12 5:40pm

Don't Be Dumb Like a Newspaper and Forget to Renew Your Domain Name

If you own a website, it's probably a good idea to renew your domain name right now. In fact, it's probably a good idea to renew your domain name for as long as is fiscally responsible for you. 3 years? 5 years? Whatever, go do it! We don't want your website ending up like the newspaper, The Bay Citizen, which… » 2/03/12 10:57am 2/03/12 10:57am

And Now GoDaddy's Finally, Officially Against SOPA

It's been a rough holiday for GoDaddy. First the domain registrars were outed for supporting that vile SOPA bill. Then, after an online uprising, they said they no longer supported it, but weren't quite against it. But as of yesterday, GoDaddy has finally, officially declared its full opposition to the internet-killing … » 12/30/11 9:16am 12/30/11 9:16am

GoDaddy Changes Its Mind on Supporting That Evil SOPA Legislation

Wow, GoDaddy finally does the right thing. After initially defending their stance, they've just announced that they're no longer supporting the awful, anti-internet bill known as SOPA because though 'fighting' online piracy is important, GoDaddy feels they "can clearly do better". Maybe they were scared off by Leave… » 12/23/11 1:54pm 12/23/11 1:54pm

December 29th Is Leave GoDaddy Day

Congress pitches awful bill. Dozens of companies support awful bill. One of those companies is the reviled, asshole-ish GoDaddy. GoDaddy dismisses criticism. Internet decides it doesn't need GoDaddy. Let's do this. » 12/23/11 10:28am 12/23/11 10:28am

GoDaddy To Cease Registering Domains In China

The Washington Post is reporting that GoDaddy, the biggest domain name registrar on the planet, will soon stop registering domain names in China. Their announcement comes in the midst of Google closing their Chinese search engine, though GoDaddy says their decision is specifically a response to "new government rules… » 3/24/10 3:39pm 3/24/10 3:39pm