encyclo - 1:55 pm on Sep 11, 2010 (gmt 0)
The web is full of Godaddy horror stories for years. They didn't care about their users.
That's what you get in a market for lemons, the dregs rise to the top. Clueless users have no method of differentiating between domain registrars or hosting companies, so they use indicators as irrelevant as the breast-size of the company's representatives. Godaddy's market dominance comes mostly from mindshare gained from low-rate soft-porn advertising.
The treatment that Godaddy reserves for their customers is shockingly bad (exhorbitant "fines" and holding domains and personal data hostage). Their terms and conditions are abusive and wildly overreaching, and they haven't been the cheapest registrar for a long while. And to think I used to recommend them...
GoDaddy pulls security site after MySpace complaints [news.cnet.com]
Why I Don't Owe GoDaddy $6,579.51 [huffingtonpost.com]