Alexander Schwertner of Epag Domain Services, presented a hosting session and touched on the subject of best practices for .CC top level domains. The .CC domain space is experiencing the most growth in Russia, Poland, and France (Russia being responsible for nearly 40 percent of this growth). According to Mr. Schwertner, these domains present an […]
Web hosting and domain name giant GoDaddy continues to make the news with their rapid growth this month, this time with their latest announcements of both Apple Xserve-based hosting services and a brand new affiliate program with improved rewards.
News stories from the web hosting industry ranged this week from technical to just plain fun; here are two of the most eye-catching pieces seen and heard over the past seven days.
It is almost customary that every year we see domain registrar GoDaddy.com take part in the Super Bowl commercial run. This year is no exception. There will be at least two ads featuring Danica Patrick, company’s long time spokesperson. The ads are already available on company website.
Two of the world’s top domain name registrars were in the news this week for breaches in security. Register.com and Network Solutions both share the shameful position of being compromised. For Register.com, the lack of maintaining a secured DNS for major Chinese search engine Baidu created an unfortunate set of circumstances. As for dual registrar […]
Domain registrar GoDaddy.com is expecting to open its new customer care center it is currently building in Iowa. The company plans to hire approximately 60 people (locally) in order to support the new customer service office.
In a move to keep internet free of companies who neglect responsibilities, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has cut off Hosting365, OOO, and R.B. Data Net LTD for failing to pay their accreditation fees. Hosting365 owes ICANN $28,089.20, OOO owes $7,914.56 while R.B. Data Net has to cover $34,952.84 in outstanding debt.
ICANN has warned Mouzz Interactive to pay its overdue domain registrar accreditation fees or lose its license. Mouzz Interactive owes $21, 175.01 in accreditation fees to ICANN and the organization placed October 20 as the last due date. Should the company not meet the deadline, it will be unable to renew its Registrar Accreditation Agreement. […]
A successful “phishing” trip dominated this week’s headlines with an upcoming hosting industry event and the cleaning up of a mess involving domain names coming a close second and third. Here is an overview of this week in the hosting and web service industries.
ICANN has ordered Red Register to transfer its domain names to DirectNIC after the company violated several conditions of an agreement called the Registrar Accreditation Agreement. Red Register also must pay a fine in the amount of $15,600 to ICANN for neglecting to pay accreditation fees.