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 that require applicants to provide extensive personal data, including photographs of themselves." Yes, that is a bit creepy. [Washington Post]


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