Beware of the PayPal Domain Registration Invoice Scam

As a business, I’m often surprised at how many charges come through that surprise me. In a world of cheap apps, micro-subscriptions, and a plethora of payment methods, it’s got to be quite lucrative to be an internet scammer these days. My good friend, Adam, forwarded me an invoice scam this morning that he received for his Real Estate CRM. Unlike a spoofed phishing email, where the sender fakes their sending email address, this one

Quite Possibly The Worst Domain Registrar Ever

This morning we get a frantic call from a client. We worked with them to develop a new site a while back, but everything was offline now. A DNS issue of some sort. Their IT guy called us to see if we had changed anything. We hadn’t but always hate to hear of these problems and wanted to help them troubleshoot the issue. Sometimes it’s something as simple as having an old credit card on

Can Your Registrar Cut You Off?

With the big todo about GoDaddy’s cancellation of it’s customer (who now has his own campaign: NoDaddy.com), I decided to look into some other registrars, including my own, to see if they could pull the plug as easily as GoDaddy did. You’ll actually be surprised, only a couple of registrars have Terms of Service that set some pretty strong requirements against cancellation: Dotster: 16.2 Domain suspension, cancellation or transfer. You acknowledge and agree that your

The Business of Boobs

I watched a news show the other day that GoDaddy is going to be advertising some more controversial Superbowl commercials. The GoDaddy marketing team is really pushing the limit this year, getting additional attention by submitting a bunch of commercials that have been denied for viewing for this superbowl. GoDaddy is openly advertising the controversy as their Quest for Super Bowl XL. You’ll find a great timeline of the commercials that were denied viewing on