Skip to comments.Google launches invite-only domain registration service
Posted on 06/30/2014 6:33:32 AM PDT by Loud Mime
If you fancy yourself as a .guru or any other newfangled Internet address, Google wants you to try out its new domain name registration service. The search giant quietly launched Google Domains on Monday as an invite-only beta service. Its being billed as an easy way to set up an address on the Web with simple management tools. Until now, Google has told people looking to register that it doesnt register or host domain names. It referred them to partner companies including GoDaddy and eNom. Google Domains, though, has features that might make people think twice before going with other registration services. For instance, Google will cover the cost for private registrationthat is, keeping your name, address and contact information from the public eye.
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Don’t understand much about it and the implications, especially with the US now apparently more than willing to give up DNS ownership to foreign third/fourth world UN entities.
However, it has become increasingly apparent to me that there isn’t much about Google that I consider exceptional from a perspective that America is exceptional. I’m more likely to believe this is just an attempt by Google to indelibly inscribe the Number of the Beast on those who choose to partake of this.
Sure they will. With the possible exception of evil Facebook, Google is the worst in tracking you and selling your web activity to others.
Why in the world would you register a domain name with a company that has that reputation? Talk about asking for trouble.