What I’m reading and finding for December 22nd 2011 through December 25th 2011:
- Go Daddy Lost 21,054 Domains Yesterday-
- Drew OlanoffIt’s going to get worse before it gets better for domain registration company Go Daddy. Yesterday, we reported that Go Daddy had reversed its decision to support SOPA. Its customer service reps are even taking to the phones to beg you to keep your domains with the company.
It looks like these PR moves to save face, and business, are completely futile. According to TheDomains, 21,054 domains were transferred away from Go Daddy on Friday alone. At $6.99 a pop, that would make for a loss of $147,1… show all text
- BBC News – Volkswagen turns off Blackberry email after work hours-
Volkswagen is stopping emails being sent to some of its workers when they go off-shift after complaints of work and home life becoming blurred.
- Paul Graham: SOPA Supporting Companies No Longer Allowed At YC Demo Day | TechCrunch-
- Alexia TsotsisAt this point quite a few internet companies have protested H.R. 3261, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in creative ways. Held by many to be the worst thing to ever happen to the Internet if it passes, SOPA would makes it really easy for copyright holders to force sites offline that they think are offending, among other things.
While the judiciary vote has been delayed until next year, the list revealing the companies who support the act was released yesterday, and many startups, such as Reddi… show all text
- From Twitter – How Facebook is planning to sell your timeline. https //t.co/EKJvoEgp
- All the Companies Supporting SOPA, the Awful Internet Censorship Law—and How to Contact Them-
- Sam BiddleWho’s officially on the record backing what could be the worst thing to ever happen to the internet? All of these companies listed below. Don’t take our word for it—this list comes straight from Congress. Just FYI. More »
- From Twitter – Sandy Bridge CPU Prices coming down. Good news for system builders. https //t.co/KxJXY9L8