Is A GoDaddy VP Bidding Against Customers In Domain Auctions?

from the very-questionable-if-true dept

Slashdot is running an interesting post, suggesting that GoDaddy's VP in charge of managing the domain auctions it runs on expired domains, has been caught participating in the auctions himself, often driving up the prices of those auctions for customers. That's one way to pump up those revenue numbers. If this is shown to be true, it seems incredibly questionable.
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Filed Under: auctions, conflict of interest, domains
Companies: godaddy

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    Erik, 30 Jun 2008 @ 3:33pm

    Incredibly questionable? Seems like fraud to me. I've never used GoDaddy, primarily because Bob Parsons is a tool and the name always struck me as being pedophilic. Now I've got even more reason not to use the site. I'll echo the don't search for domains unless you're ready to buy them right then. I've had them registered right out from under me more than once.

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