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Godaddy Samming?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by sohom, Apr 4, 2015.

  1. sohom

    sohom Senior Member

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    Hello
    Today I have seen an interesting post in another web forum
    Its about Godaddy
    I want to confirm whether it happened with others or not

    the thing is, one user purchased/registered an expired domain through godaddy
    now that domain listed is his account, but user saying this domain enlisted in godaddy auction with out his knowledge

    auction link: https://in.auctions.godaddy.com/trpItemListing.aspx?miid= 129466947 [I had putted a space after '=']
    here the pic of screenshot, that domain is listed in his account

    oyjvmMS.jpg
    it can happen or something wrong with the user, what he is claiming?
     
  2. DonnieBrasco

    DonnieBrasco Regular Member

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    I read that multiple times that if you try to register a valuable expired domain through godaddy they just take it and register it in their name, thats why i tried to stay away from that company when i registered mine.

    Anyone have legit informations about that accusation?
     
  3. jimbobo2779

    jimbobo2779 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Its a strange one for sure but there have been reports of similar things happening over the years.

    I don't know if it is happening, and if I'm being honest I am a little sceptical, but it is enough that when checking availability of domains I always stuck to whois servers and other registrars where possible just in case.
     
  4. lord1027

    lord1027 Elite Member

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    Someone should try registering godaddysucksballs.com and see if they steal that one.