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Should GoDaddy say uncle?

Image from: Edw / Shutterstock Known for their overtly sexual advertisements, an elephant-hunting CEO, and supporting questionable Internet legislation, domain registrar GoDaddy.com has been in the news lately more than ever. Even after completely reversing their stance on the controversial SOPA legislation that got put to rest late last week, GoDaddy has been suffering from an influx of lost customers and bad publicity. I decided to check out the data

Megavideo is Down… is Online Piracy Adrift?

Image from: Kletr / Shutterstock This post was co-authored by Trevor Morgan. The FBI shutdown of Megavideo.com on January 19th combined with national interest in SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) has pushed online piracy directly into the media spotlight. This prompts the question, what is the current state of the online piracy landscape and what repercussions can we expect in light of these events? The online

Get Smart About Content: Louis C.K.’s DIY Video is No Joke

Image from: LouisCK.net Every good marketer knows that although content is king, the means by which people produce and consume that content are constantly changing, and no one understands the changing face of content like the entertainment industry. One of the most prolific comedians of his time, Louis C.K. has been innovating with his content for years. Most recently, he released his fourth stand-up special, Live at the Beacon Theater.