Scam: Search Engine Registration for Domain is Pending

If you are new to registering domains, you may have received one of these emails in your inbox. Beware – it is a scam trying to take advantage of newbies who don’t know better. It looks like this: Hi there [name] Domain Name: XXXXXXXXXX.com (Account…
The Problem of Shill Bidding in the Domain Industry

You may have heard the story of Adam Dicker (veteran domainer) when he was accused of shill bidding during his employment with GoDaddy. And then, there was the class action lawsuit against SnapNames.com where a former employee was claimed to have bid against potential customers…
GoDaddy Email Scam: “Update Your Account Information”

Here is the latest GoDaddy email phishing scam I received. Just a friendly warning… I’m pretty good about spotting an email phishing scam a mile away, but this one almost got me to click on the link. It looked like an authentic GoDaddy email at…