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May 30, 2007; 12:48 AM®, the worlds leading domain name registrar, has reached an agreement with RegisterFly® and ICANN® to transfer over RegisterFlys portfolio of Web site names to The move will help resolve problems involving hundreds of thousands of domain names around the world.

RegisterFly customers have been affected by recent problems and the impending loss of RegisterFlys accreditation as a domain name registrar. will notify RegisterFly customers of the switch and automatically move their domains for them. Customers can get support and answers to any questions they have at a dedicated hot line and a designated welcome Web page. Once the switch is complete, more than 850,000 domain names will have been moved.

We worked with ICANN to effect a migration of the RegisterFly domains to and help those customers left in limbo, said CEO and Founder Bob Parsons, widely considered an industry watchdog. Its what many RegisterFly customers asked us to do. After they are moved over to, all RegisterFly customers will once again be able to manage and renew their domain names with confidence and will also enjoy the world-class support we provide all our customers. We expect the move to be completed over the next week.

The RegisterFly situation has been extremely difficult first and foremost for registrants, as well as for the entire registry and registrar community, said Dr. Paul Twomey, president and CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the nonprofit company responsible for global coordination of the Internets system of unique identifiers like domain names and the addresses used to help computers reach each other over the Internet. The agreement is the best possible solution for RegisterFly customers since its a direct and automatic transfer to a competent and experienced customer service oriented organization.

Those who still go to the RegisterFly Web site will be directed to for managing and renewing their domain names. However, some RegisterFly customers had chosen to move their domain names to even before this deal.

After I had some issues with my domain names, I decided to transfer over to, said Sean Gallagher, CEO of Web design company and former RegisterFly customer. The customer service I receive is exceptional. I have a lot of clients relying on me, and because is a safe, reliable and friendly registrar, I dont have any problems. is the worlds largest domain name registrar with more than 20 million domain names already in its portfolio before this move. More than 4 million customers rely on for domain name registration, Web site hosting, SSL certificates ensuring Web site security and related products. is working with the generic top-level domain registries, such as dot com and dot info, now holding RegisterFly names to make sure the transfer goes smoothly. New customers with questions can call a 24-hour dedicated hot line at 480-366-3500. They can also get more information and answers at

About The Go Daddy Group, Inc.

Go Daddy® is a leading provider of services that enable individuals and businesses to establish, maintain and evolve an online presence. Go Daddy provides a variety of domain name registration and Web site hosting services, as well as a broad array of on-demand and other services. The Go Daddy Group, Inc. has more than 20 million domain names under management. Go Daddy registers, renews or transfers a domain name every 1.3 seconds. is the world's No. 1 domain name registrar according to Name Intelligence, Inc. is also rated the world's largest hostname provider according to Netcraft® Ltd. During 2006, The Go Daddy Group registered approximately one-third of all domain names registered in the top six generic top-level domains, or gTLDs, including .com, .net, .org, .biz, .info.

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