Web host shuts down site twice, promises to migrate,
then leaves customer in the lurch
By Sharon Rondeau
The Post & Email (site is under maintenance at time of publishing)
(Jan. 30, 2012) – Due to high traffic on both January 20 and 26 after Atty. Orly Taitz announced breaking news regarding the Georgia ballot challenges, The Post & Email’s web host, GoDaddy LLC, shut the site down without warning.
We worked quickly to hire a website developer to optimize the site and restore the twice-daily news alerts which had stopped working. He began work almost right away and was about to start the optimization process when GoDaddy shut the site down for the second time.
Although both the website developer and I contacted GoDaddy immediately and explained the steps we were taking to correct any overages, GoDaddy refused to turn the site back on. It made no difference that tens of thousands of readers were depending on the newspaper to report accurately, quickly, and in detail the breaking news of the day, which is vital in these days of the Obama regime……