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After the GoDaddy SOPA boycott, why is GoDaddy being advertised on Stack Overflow?

Stack Overflow is showing advertisements from GoDaddy - with their support of SOPA, it seems more appropriate to not accept their advertising business, no?



Here's the URL: http://engine.adzerk.net/redirect/0/7703/8348/8277/224c2ffaa44c491fb7ace7e82cd7f003/45/1178/12152/634602098067744910?keywords=iis7%2ciis-7.5

which redirects to


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marked as duplicate by Shog9 Jun 7 '12 at 17:57

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Would you mind including the links to these ads? I personally haven't seen them so I really have no idea what you're talking about. – Jeff Mercado Dec 23 '11 at 3:58
This was brought up earlier today at Will Stack Overflow boycott GoDaddy because of their support for SOPA?; not sure if this post was inspired by that one or if it's just a coincidence. – Pops Dec 23 '11 at 4:04
Well, clearly we have to honour prior commercial agreements we have. I have alerted the team and we will deal with this in due course. – waffles Dec 23 '11 at 6:17
@waffles Do you mind posting that as answer? – Ambo100 Jan 4 '12 at 18:40
thanks god I didn't open a dup, I just saw this banner – ajax333221 May 19 '12 at 19:44

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Stack Exchange has to honor prior commercial agreements. waffles has alerted the team and they will deal with it in due course.

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Advertising for GoDaddy has increased over the past few weeks, rather than decreased - that doesn't sound like honoring prior commercial agreements. – Andrew Grimm May 20 '12 at 23:10

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