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According to NameCheap, who it must be pointed out is a competitor, Go Daddy is submitting incomplete domain information when a change is requested, which makes it nearly impossible to process the change. If this is accurate information, and Go Daddy is intentionally hampering efforts to move domains in violation of ICANN rules, many Go Daddy customers are going to morph from irritated at the company to furious. I can forgive legitimate differences of opinion on issues like SOPA, but I am not one to forgive a company that uses strong arm tactics against its customers.
I think one thing that differentiates the SOPA blowback for Apple vs. Go Daddy is that Apple saw the writing on the wall much quicker and ran away from their SOPA support as fast as they could, as did Microsoft. After the wall of negative publicity hit (including here at ITworld, I'm happy to say) and there were lots of angry posts by the tech savvy public, Go Daddy STILL maintained its support for SOPA. It was only when an organized grassroots effort sprang up specifically targeting Go Daddy with a focused effort to move customers away from the company Go Daddy suddenly got SOPA religion. It doesn't take a very perceptive individual to see that there was only one motivation in Go Daddy's stepping away, and that was money. Period. They clearly didn't mind anything else about SOPA, and lent their name to support that terrible proposed bill for months. So while I can't speak for anyone else, I for one will not be forgiving about that support, and Go Daddy is a company that can be certain that they will never get a single dollar from me