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Wikipedia jumping ship because of Godaddys views on SOPA

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by TheRealRazzy, Dec 23, 2011.

  1. TheRealRazzy

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    lol, a friend of mine just sent this to me.

    Enjoy :)

    Code:
    https://twitter.com/#!/jimmy_wales/status/150287579642740736
     
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  2. HoNeYBiRD

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  3. TheRealRazzy

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    They could, but what's going to stop Godaddy from changing their minds a few months from now :)
     
  4. Kickflip

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    Whats to stop anyone from changing their minds? Maybe Wikipedia will change their minds and support SOPA. The world is an unpredictable place.
     
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  5. willywonka

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    I guess they just felt the pressure from the people and had no choice other than "change" their opinion.

    I'm pretty sure their sales have been hurt and many people have move lots of domains to other registrars.

    Me personally moved 4 today to namecheap.
     
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    Damn, couldn't they have showed some gut and actually stuck with their support for SOPA?

    Would've saved a lot of people this:

    Enter domain -> available! Click here to register
    You need to create an account -> create account
    Proceed to order form
    Fill out details -> continue
    Would you like to add this add-on? No thanks.
    Would you like to add this add-on? No thanks.
    Would you like to add this add-on? No thanks.
    Would you like to add this add-on? No thanks.
    Would you like to add this add-on? No thanks.
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    Would you... OK, FUCK THIS SHIT.

    I'M GOING WITH NAMECHEAP!
     
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    I was a little baffled by their support of the bill to begin with. Anybody know why they came out in support of it?
     
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    How the hell is Wikipedia hosted with GoDaddy? They should invest in their own servers...
     
  9. GimmeMoney

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    Lol ^This^ is the biggest reason why I left them for Namecheap. Please just LET me pay you for the domain name GoDaddy.
     
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  10. bryce

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    godaddy probably just has their domains, not hosting
     
  11. Markthedude

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    Hahaha, so true! NameCheap is also offering a coupon code called " SOPAsucks"

    Official Quote from their fan page:
    "Unlike the competition, we oppose SOPA because we believe in internet freedom. Transfer your domains over for $6.99 with code SOPASucks. Offer valid for COM NET ORG INFO and BIZ TLDs."
     
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    + 1 year of extension on expiration.

    Means if the domain expires in 2015, it will expire in 2016 with this coupon.
     
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    This gave me a good laugh. It is the main reason I ask people to avoid Godaddy, they easily trick people (especially newbies) into buying useless stuff. On the other hand, Namecheap has the cleanest and most user friendly interface I have ever seen. No stupid shit while checking out.
     
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    16:10 < LOL - Mashable, the so called leaders of tech blogging, cant even run a video conference without fucking it up.

    34:50 < Crazy cat guy

    43:01 < Dudes had enough of this shit. (much like me)

    I stopped watching at this point...
     
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    I was hoping someone would just yell "LEEEEROOOOYYYY JENNNKIINNNNSSSS!!!!!" and then just start doing ridiculous stuff lol.
     
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    Hahahaha, this made me laugh so hard. Brought back some memories too!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkCNJRfSZBU
     
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    I did not move mine yet since I already renewed it, but I paid my friend to move his :).
     
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