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This again we're ready if you just step back the governor Charlie mills and tweets FaceBook web sites.
Blake Irving is the CEO -- GoDaddy the world's largest web hosting company.
He says losses is going too far.
It is a little -- Right I -- -- the IRS auditor and you know but it is you know sort anyone -- we were curious veterans on your site who's using his -- you know not.
I've I've certainly never had a conversation -- IRS I will tell what would you do if they -- to say we need.
Some information what would say look -- we protect the privacy of the small businesses that do business with the IRS time.
It doesn't matter.
Mean that because a lot of these tumbling to a Verizon fully cheap suit to look there's over there's overreaching and what we're we're good we're a different business what we're in the business but it was tiny businesses.
In business right and you know its its intention when -- when the economy.
This got a shattering a little bit people often turn to themselves.
In America and say you know I'm gonna go start my own business I'm not gonna work for the man -- going to be demand and how we're gonna take that step.
And and the easiest ways to do that is is online now it's even easier than this setting up a brick and mortar business and we we've we've done a lot -- you know.
But the bigger you get more -- the more well known you get you just become like a cottage industry in and of yourself god bless him.
Then I always think that you get.
Figures attention and I don't care what your political persuasion is it in the -- I just think then -- Government and so a lot of people you know our I donated to your site.
And we want to know who they are just like they've did that essentially coming -- way to Google and and and and and some Verizon -- single week.
We want to get these phone records we want to get -- email records.
And I'm always shocked that they just say yet that.
-- and it's it's it's not right.
I think is not right to actually.
Say to a customer base but we we -- -- they told you that we suspect but it did a couple of these this is set up and you senate went so it's about America.
A suspicious characters.
And the evidence for being so suspicious character -- he's a -- need to subpoena -- like we -- where's -- where's the proof that that's actually happened is there a subpoena.
It at -- and quite frankly.
We're trusted by these little businesses to protect them protect them from -- protect them from ourselves.
And protect -- from the government.
They're trying to run a business they're simply trying to run a business and these are a lot of folks that have a great idea and are trying to figure out how to make something real out of it.
And it it's incumbent on us as a company that provides the service that does that for them to protect.
And would you do pretty well but the London I was wondered -- people overreact -- other words.
-- people now who have stopped emailing me.
News sources -- used -- stopped emailing me.
My pizza guy I have to actually see the person but you can't just ordered online stuff but I I'm joking but to make the point that it puts it chilling corrosive effect on business.
Not enough it's affected unit -- -- -- since he's been quite well.
But did a lot of you might think twice today to really -- email to really want to call these people do I really wanna set up the site knowing that Google or someone else.
Might be handing over valuable information me and he'd -- -- and hits all of those seasons so I think -- any.
There any policy.
That creates fear and worry doubts.
And the heart of the brain of a small business person that sent -- I would try this and you know.
Commerce is relatively friction free when -- online you can send mails back and forth you can acquire customers from.
Places that are maybe it -- now or maybe it is an animated and people -- -- their -- when I mean there's a lot of things you can still do to protect yourself -- -- you know to a reliable supplier like us but the government sees everything.
It that bit -- don't look it with a look so let's just he has even be your reaction to.
There's no sooner pleading the fifth today.
Just is just what is it.
I thought it was what you know from -- with the -- it felt very awkward.
For and I'm.
For a government agency that is seeking the truth on all matters and you -- go through documents and and and whatnot.
You know I I was a surprise.
I was quite surprised do you think the -- some more intimidating.
Or less intimidating -- to this.
What was certainly looked fallible.
Whether intimidating or not I think that there was a human side that came out we actually saw somebody who's in the -- taking the fifth which is one of the rights we have -- an American individual.
And to take that position was rather -- interest and not some of them might be -- hundred of them might be legal reason for it perfectly justified reason part but it.
I the united Harrison and ran it well but I think that you know what will will see how that and rolls over the next next couple weeks.
Just crazy curious Christian amanpour GoDaddy -- what was behind that name the name well you know Bob Parsons the founders of -- wonderful that the government ball.
And he was trying to figure out this is actually interest in -- domain names trying to develop the company should be his company was called Joseph Max technologies.
Not a very catchy name -- trying to figure -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- right.
They look on the web for big daddy was taken fact adding mistakes that godaddy they go -- open we'll take that.
They actually did that that happens with small businesses all over.
But it is -- re arrange an elite -- they'll they'll do whatever they do take to get a name that actually is unique and might be catchy and we're about to introduce.
800 new top level domains like dot plumber dot New York dot Las Vegas all these things that allow people have their own unique and they -- expand -- way flickering godaddy.
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