26 Dec '11, 7pm

Namecheap Calls Out GoDaddy On Transfer Out Problems

Namecheap Calls Out GoDaddy On Transfer Out Problems

Namecheap.com is calling out GoDaddy.com with transfer out problems relating to domain names transferring out of GoDaddy.com to Namecheap. The article posted on the Namecheap Blog states that GoDaddy is sending incomplete whois data to Namecheap. "GoDaddy appears to be returning incomplete WHOIS information to Namecheap, delaying the transfer process. This practice is against ICANN rules." The blog article later states "it’s a shame that GoDaddy feels they have to block their (former) customers from voting with their dollars. We can only guess that at GoDaddy, desperate times call for desperate measures." Although some data has been published as to how many domain names have been transferred out of GoDaddy because of a backlash due to GoDaddy supporting the SOPA bill and later changing positions on it… that number of domains will take a little bit of time to get an accurat...

Full article: http://www.dotweekly.com/namecheap-calls-out-godaddy-on-t...

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