Pressure from the Internet causes GoDaddy to drop their SOPA support

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Pressure from the Internet causes GoDaddy to drop their SOPA support.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/12/XNc4l.jpg[/newsimage]It seems that the Internet is capable of exacting some form of change. The large number of people who have been outwardly displaying their outrage over domain registrar GoDaddy's support of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) has caused the company to change their mind about supporting the legislation. The CEO of GoDaddy issued a statement on Friday informing the Internet of the company's updated stance on SOPA.


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Godaddy didn’t change their mind because of the protest - it was the potential loss of reputation and thus money who made them retreating from their original opinion.

Michael