Domain Registrars: Who is the fairest in the land?

In the wake of GoDaddy’s excruciatingly bad SuperBowl ad, hopefully thousands of people are looking for a new domain registrar. What is a registrar and who provides the best services?

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GoDaddy: Poster Child For Silicon Valley Sexism

Go Away DaddyWhen I teach a class that involves students purchasing domain names and building a website, I always advise against GoDaddy as a registrar. When students ask why, I mention the user-unfriendly interface and personal experience with trying to transfer domains.

I’ll add the company’s demeaning ads to these reasons: the horrible UX and the company’s 2012 support of SOPA. And, yes, Silicon Valley is home to one of the most sexist industrieson the planet.

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