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  • GoDaddy Buys Afternic To Beef Up Its Domain Registry Marketplace

    GoDaddy Buys Afternic To Beef Up Its Domain Registry Marketplace

    GoDaddy has made another acquisition, its fourth in 14 months: it has bought Afternic, a specialist in aftermarket domain sales — that is, reselling domain names that are already owned. Afternic was owned by NameMedia, and GoDaddy says it is also acquiring SmartName, a domain parking service, as well as NameFind, essentially a name generator, from the same group. Read More

  • GoDaddy Moves To Close Shady Standard Tactics Subsidiary

    Earlier this month, we reported on The Go Daddy Group doing everything it could to keep the public from knowing about its subsidiary Standard Tactics, which it used for domain warehousing. Although the practice wasn’t necessarily against the Terms & Conditions of ICANN, they sure went through a lot of trouble to make sure Standard Tactics couldn’t easily be identified as a… Read More