$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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Transfering Domain from TUCOWS

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Transfering Domain from TUCOWS, originally uploaded by asim.zeeshan. What a programmer who has mentioned and probably coded many lines of code to check if the user has selected only "one of the given checkboxes". I wonder why he could not think of using radio buttons instead. What a freak
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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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ResellerClub.com Transecute Gateway Error

Flickr, Resources
ResellerClub.com Transecute Gateway Error, originally uploaded by asim.zeeshan. Take  a look at this one. This is resellerclub.com, one of India's largest domain registrar and this is what i get when i try to add funds ... huh!! what a service. What if there is a situation when you need to add funds to protect a domain from being deleted? is it really reliable !????
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Domain Tasting ends in 2008

News
Yes you heard it right, Domain Tasting will end in 2008. This year i have been seeing some positive motion to end this domain-tasting/front-running and i am hopeful that it will be at least minimized to greater extent if not stopped completely. This is what DomainTools Blog comments on it: "The ICANN board just passed the following motion to end Domain Tasting, “THEREFORE, the Board resolves to encourage ICANN’s budgetary process to include fees for all domains added, including domains added during the AGP, and encourages community discussion involved in developing the ICANN budget, subject to both Board approval and registrar approval of this fee. It did not directly deal a death blow to tasting, but it was a definitive motion that will kill it this year. This policy is…
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