- Report: #580748
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Complaint Review: Godaddy.com
Godaddy.comInternet United States of America
Godaddy.com domainsbyproxy,com Hijacked the domains I was registering, registered them and told me$69.99 to begin process to own them, Internet
*Consumer Comment: They did something similar to me
*REBUTTAL Owner of company: Domainsbyproxy hard to cancel!!
*Consumer Comment: Perhaps you need more sleep
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On Sunday March 14, 2010, (in the wee hours of the morning) I decided to register a domain with Godaddy. I have about 12 domains registered with them. I entered the name aestheticdesigns.com in their domain search box and all the TLDs including .com, .org, and .net were available.
I hesitated making up my mind on the purchase because there were offering sale on some TLDs.
Thy then asked me to sign in. [continued below]....
A banner with a handshake graphic advised me that aestheticdesigns.com, .org. and, .net is taken and that if I want them I have to pay $69.99 just to start the process to get them.
I checked, through godaddy, for the owners and found that DOMAINSBYPROXY just bought them. I became suspicious and checked on the web and discovered that it was owned by godaddy.
When I began hosting with Godaddy, I recommended them to others because I was happy with the service.
I am hurt and angry that anyone could be so GREEDY and Bad-minded, UNETHICAL, DOG-MINDED!
I had a problem with them before. I registered a domain with Wild West Domains and could not get it cancelled at all. They kept renewing it even though the credit card info was outdated. I searched and discovered that Wild West was owned by Godaddy, so I cancelled all the cards GodADDY had on file.
Wild West almost gave me a nervous breakdown. They sent me emails and when I replied, they responded that they did not know that email address. I called their number and they said I do not have authoritythey did some strange and cruel things to me. I finally sent godaddy and email and they released me.
Let Bob know that he will die and leave that money. I know that for sure.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 03/14/2010 02:17 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Godaddycom/internet/Godaddycom-domainsbyproxycom-Hijacked-the-domains-I-was-registering-registered-them-and-580748. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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