GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons recently posted videos of himself killing an elephant and a leopard while in Zimbabwe. The fallout over the last two days has continued to grow, with many customers upset and some even talking about boycotting the company. PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has closed their account at GoDaddy and launched a campaign asking others to follow suit.
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