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Namecheap’s CEO Reflects on 17 years in Business

For Namecheap’s 17th birthday, we sat down with Richard Kirkendall, CEO of Namecheap. In our interview, we picked his brain about Namecheap and how it started, how his values shaped our company and a glimpse of some of the cool things on the horizon. Why did you start Namecheap? I wanted to solve problems for … Continue reading Namecheap’s CEO Reflects on 17 years in Business

Google Chrome To Flag Non-HTTPS

Google recently announced that beginning October 1, 2017, non-HTTPS sites will display as “not secure” in the search results within the Chrome browser. This update represents a continuation of Google’s efforts to ensure the protection of information shared on websites. Back in January of this year, Google began displaying this notice when people entered credit … Continue reading Google Chrome To Flag Non-HTTPS

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)

Stand Up for Net Neutrality on July 12

Join Namecheap on July 12, 2017 for Battle for the Net, a worldwide day of action in support of net neutrality and Internet Freedom. Namecheap has signed on with Fight for the Future’s day of action to call attention to recent efforts within the United States Congress and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to roll back … Continue reading Stand Up for Net Neutrality on July 12

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