I think that the backlash against their support was a lot more swift and severe than they’d anticipated. Their initially glib ‘lol, whatever’ response was replaced by ‘oh god, please stop punching us in the quarterly financial report!’ real fast.Mashable chief architect Chris Heald • Discussing how he received a call from GoDaddy regarding his decision to move 50+ domains to a different service in a boycott of their now-reversed stance on SOPA. Apparently he wasn’t alone. So the real question, then, is whether it’s too late for GoDaddy to get all those customers back. Based on the fact that Heald isn’t budging, and the fact that they called two days before Christmas, signs aren’t looking good for the company. source (via • follow)
Ben Parr is a technology journalist, web entrepreneur and aspiring world changer. He is best-known as the former editor-at-large of Mashable where he focused on technology trends, the companies behind them, and the intersection of technology, media and society. Ben’s 3+ year career with Mashable began when he joined as a writer in August 2008. Ben is currently working on a yet-to-be-announced project.The bio of Mashable editor-at-large Ben Parr, who All Things Digital confirmed this evening is leaving the site. He’s one of the site’s most-well-known personalities, so this is big in the blogging world.
» Has the iPhone 5 been compromised? Last spring, an Apple employee lost the iPhone 4 prototype at a bar, and it seems they’re at it again. The yet-to-be-released iPhone 5 was reportedly lost at a bar in San Francisco this July. Because Apple contacted local police, we suspect that the lost phone is important, but there is no proof yet. Yet. Meanwhile, we’re typing away on our 3G-enabled MacBook Pro prototype.