All posts by Richard Kirkendall

Inciting Violence vs Freedom of Speech (Edited)

Addendum – Post has been edited to include additional commentary. At Namecheap, we see both sides of the free speech consideration.  On the one hand, we cannot be the ones censoring content, unpopular though it may be.  On the other hand, and without question, the content appearing on the DailyStormer.lol is highly offensive, even more … Continue reading Inciting Violence vs Freedom of Speech (Edited)

Namecheap CEO Explains Support for Net Neutrality

I believe in Net Neutrality in its purest sense. To me, it means very limited government oversight over the Internet. Right now, a handful of corporations control most of the Internet Provider Services (ISPs) in the US. These corporate monopolies have no motivation to look after the best interests of their customers because they have … Continue reading Namecheap CEO Explains Support for Net Neutrality

Namecheap’s Ongoing Support For Net Neutrality

At Namecheap, we firmly believe in privacy, security, freedom and equal treatment for all web users.  We believe that all netizens deserve to access the content that they want, when they want it, without government or unsanctioned corporate interference. With a laptop and a domain name, ideas and dreams become business realities with the Internet’s … Continue reading Namecheap’s Ongoing Support For Net Neutrality

MoveYourDomainDay 2016

“It’s a combination of education and advocacy that lets regular people get involved in these pressing fights for liberty.”  – Rainey Reitman, EFF Activism Director   Namecheap’s fifth annual MoveYourDomainDay happens on February 2 this year. What Is MoveYourDomainDay? MoveYourDomainDay is an event we created 5 years ago in response to the growing threats against … Continue reading MoveYourDomainDay 2016

SSL from Namecheap – What’s the difference: Encryption, Validation & Trust

(Note: As a result of valuable feedback from the netsec community, we edited this post to clarify our point of view, as well as removed side points that detracted from the main points of our post: the importance of validation in SSL and the need to educate consumers that because of developments in SSL involving … Continue reading SSL from Namecheap – What’s the difference: Encryption, Validation & Trust