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GoDaddy Scam (Never buy anthing from these scammers)

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by Nut-Nights, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. Nut-Nights

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    I have buy godaddy auction membership and bid on .us domain i won that domain but when ask on BHW, few members tell me that i m not eligible for buying .us domain because i m Indian . Then i ask godaddy support regard this and they say "only us citizen can buy .us domain and you need not to make purchase of this domain." And after 24 hours they suspend my account saying Payment fail so your account suspended i try to contact them but they are giving excuses and simple cheating, they are asking me to pay fee to restore account , i know its small amount but its not fair. Their support is crap , stupid staff members when ever i send email to them regarding issue a new guy reply my email which don't have knowledge about this issue.

    IF YOU WANT TO SAVE YOUR MONEY DONT EVER BUY ANYTHING FROM THESE GODADDY (SCAM)
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  3. Nut-Nights

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    i have basic knowledge about all these things thats why i lost my money
     
  4. Stizerg

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    Why did you ask them? Just confirm at the end that you are US citizen or live in US, that's it.
    I got a couple of .us domains and never had any problems.
     
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    Why are people screaming SCAM just because things don't go their way?

    OP, you bid on something that you were ineligible to bid on.
    Yes, it seems GoDaddys support has failed but it is hardly a SCAM.
     
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  6. BackY

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    You must be stupid to call it a scam lol. You are the one who should be called a scam, trying to do something you are not suppoused to, and what's worse, blaming them for it.
     
  7. PaperToy

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    GoDaddy is a bad company, they steal domains whenever they feel like it. Just google "GoDaddy steals domain" or "GoDaddy scam" and you'll see millions of results. That's why I skip them.
     
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    Whether it's a scam or not, you can hardly defend GoDaddy. They're a shitty company.
     
  9. kaylanewett

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    They didn't scam you. You are just being dumb. If you want to buy a domain that is only available in the US, use a US VPN and fake the whois info. Simple as that.
     
  10. Nut-Nights

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    but they fucking not allowed me to buy that domain and i don't want use fake ip and anything else. i m calling them scam because i see lots of people facing problems with them. Their sections and rules fucking crap they dont even mention in which case which section override other section and Please don't favor godaddy without having info about them
     
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  11. kaylanewett

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    That's true but that's the only way. And I'm not favoring Godaddy at all. I hate that company with a burning passion. Try Register or Namecheap and see if it works out better.
     
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    Unreasonable ban and then asking money to restore account is a scam itself. Just becoz they have something in the small fine prints, does not make them a saint. Either they stick to the decision of banning the member for whatever reason or refrain for asking money for restoration because the domain won;t be released to the op anyways...

    That being said, we will only know one side of the story and we all know that Godaddy isn;t really a scam but just like other big companies they can get a bit shady on the pretext of unnoticeable or hardly read fine prints and still get away.
     
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    You have not been scammed, so stop crying about it.
    As a buyer, it is your responsibility to carry out your due diligence and be aware of all the terms or conditions that may affect you.
    I am not promoting GoDaddy but you have not been scammed, you have lost money because you did not check the facts prior to making your bid.
    It is unfortunate and I am sorry for your loss but the only person at fault is you.



    http://support.godaddy.com/help/article/921/can-i-cancel-my-bid-on-go-daddy-auctions
     
  14. iglow

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    its not a scam but they suck and they love to suspend stuff or make peopel loose money
     
  15. Valefor

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    they are not scam , you just messed up with them. Why not let a US citizen buy it for you and transfer that to you?
     
  16. CosmicSoundz

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    this is not a scam.

    STFU
     
  17. HeRBaR

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    I never had a single problem with them... at least till now :D
     
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    i got account on godaddy internetbs and namecheap
    and namecheap support has been always supreme
    i have .us domains and i dont live in the us
    hope u can solve this
    regarts
     
  19. Mr.Fox

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    they are a bit crap when it comes to support but i never had any significant problems with them, however i only use them to register domains at a discounted price
     
  20. netmoney1

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    To call them a scam because YOU failed to follow their guidelines is ridiculous. It is consumers like you that drive business owners bat shit crazy.

    Can't please everyone...

    What if Godaddy called you a "scammer" for trying to buy a .us domain? Unreal...

    I see people bitch about Godaddy all the time...but I have never had an issue with them. Anything I have ever needed they do...and several times they have jumped through hoops to make me happy.
     
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