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I'm as anti-GoDaddy as the next person but let's remember that calling your representative will help the cause more than punishing a domain registrar.

Are you sure about that?




Bingo. If you take out GoDaddy and a few others who either are or have potential to donate funds to election campaigns, those representatives will pay attention real quick. Much more effective than sending letters or calling.

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IMO, do both, and mention that fact in your letter. "I will continue to boycott businesses that donate to your campaign because of your support for this legislation."

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There's not enough of us to take out GoDaddy. I really can't be optimistic about this. But in all honesty I get the whole boycott as a way to raise awareness and support that but there seems to be an underlying theme to some people's comments of wanting to put GoDaddy completely out of business. I think that's just immature. GoDaddy may be wrong on this issue but they're free to take whatever stand they want and really they aren't the problem here. The real problem is this legislation. If SOPA passes then we're fucked and we'll look back and realize that focusing so much on GoDaddy didn't really matter. GoDaddy supporting it or not, if this passes its bad either way so let's be aware of this stuff but stop focusing so much on all the minutia

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There's not enough of us to take out GoDaddy.

Sure there are.

http://www.godaddy.com/newscenter/release-view.aspx?news_ite...

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> GoDaddy may be wrong on this issue but they're free to take whatever stand they want ...

Just as free as the people who think they should lose business for it, in shifting to a more social responsible company.

They are trying to enact broken and biased laws. Why shouldn't they go out of business?

No, they aren't the issue, but it's not like it takes energy or money away from fighting SOPA. And it adds ammunition to the anti-SOPA camp by establishing the instantaneous and painful consequences of speaking out against the 99%.

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