30 May '14, 6am

Closes at $17,100 on Go Daddy Auctions, 2 Years After Website Closed

Closes at $17,100 on Go Daddy Auctions, 2 Years After Website Closed

The owner, Daniel Brandt, said he took it down “forever.” He blames both Google and DDOS attack by someone or a group of people who had a personal vendetta with him. He said even if the DDOS attack did not happen, Scroogle would only have lasted an additional 6 months due to Google’s throttling and squeezing of the service. Daniel told BetaBeat.com : Scroogle.org is gone forever. Even if all my DDoS problems had never started in December, Scroogle was already getting squeezed from Google’s throttling, and was already dying. It might have lasted another six months if I hadn’t lost seven servers from DDoS, but that’s about all.He explained: I no longer have any domains online. I also took all my domains out of DNS because I want to signal to the criminal element that I have no more servers to trash. This hopefully will ward off further attacks on my previous providers.I am a...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2014/05/30/scroogle-org-closes-...

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