GoDaddy.com down

Thoughts
Just 6 hours ago, I was using Godaddy.com to manage some of my domain names and register new ones and just now it says I never heard / saw any notice of such maintenance :S It also begs the question about the availability and reliability of GoDaddy.com services
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$1.99 Domain Names from GoDaddy

Promotions and Offers, Resources, Reviews
Yes, its true. GoDaddy is now selling domain names for just $1.99 ($2.19 after adding 20 cent ICANN fee). All you need to do is use the coupon 199BUYCOM before checkout. You dont need to buy additional services to avail this offer. This offer has the following limitations Only valid for one new domain name or domain name transfer per account Valid for 7,500 orders or 07-July-2009, whichever comes first. Enjoy! Updates: Working as of 05th July 2009. I just registered a domain name using this coupon.
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GoDaddy Uses Standard Tactics To Warehouse Domains

News, Oddly Enough, Thoughts
I found this really great article that I am about to share here. Robin Wauters TechCrunch.com Wednesday, December 3, 2008; 8:52 PM Having working in the domain name industry myself for a couple of years, I've always been intrigued by the fact that there's such a big business formed around something as trivial as a bunch of letters and numbers used to 'translate' IP addresses. And when there's a big business in something, you just know there will be a grey area as well where ethics are left at the door sometimes. Andrew Allemann over at Domain Name Wire has been doing an excellent job researching the hoops The Go Daddy Group jumps through to keep its shady tactics outside of the public view, resulting in this great blog post.…
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GoDaddy.com’s BUG

Flickr, Thoughts
GoDaddy.com Problem, originally uploaded by asim.zeeshan. I use GoDaddy.com for domains, sometimes, and this time when i opened Godaddy, it was showing me someone else's personal information. I did not even heard of this person before in my life, which tells me its definately godaddy's bug. I sent an email to this guy and to godaddy and still no reply from either one till date.
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