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Chillers and fuel cells: the greening of the hosting industry continues
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
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WebhostingDay 2010: dates, location, speakers
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
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Wednesday, December 30, 2009
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This tag is associated with 1 posts domain name to be auctioned

The domain will be put up for an auction with a minimum bid of $1 million (which is also a reserve price). It was acquired by Escom LLC four years ago for $14 million. The company has been in default on its loan for at least 12 months according to a Reuters report. The […]

Payback for rewarding censorship?

Two of the world’s top domain name registrars were in the news this week for breaches in security. and Network Solutions both share the shameful position of being compromised. For, the lack of maintaining a secured DNS for major Chinese search engine Baidu created an unfortunate set of circumstances. As for dual registrar […]

Four people arrested in web hosting equipment fraud

4 people have been arrested due to a web hosting fraud, in which the conspirators gained computer racks and generators by making false representations. A total of 19 defendants were charged for conspiracy mail and wire fraud which lasted for more than 6 years.

This week in hosting

Like any niche, the hosting sector generates more and more interesting news during some weeks than others and this has been one of those weeks. Here is a recap of the most attention-grabbing stories, from a legal battle over an internet meme to the most unique use of Twitter yet seen in the industry.

OnlineNIC to pay $33.15 million in damages to Verizon

Verizon has been awarded $33.15 million in damages by the Northern District of California federal court. Domain registrar OnlineNIC has to pay it due to cybersquatting 663 of it’s domain names. The domain names were either identical or similar compared to Verizon’s trademarks. OnlineNic also has to pay for Verizon legal costs. sued for deceptive email marketing

A New York state Attorney General is planning a lawsuit against The attorney said that the company is using deceptive email marketing to raid email addresses. According to him, the emails were misleading since people needed to join the site in order to view photos of the ones who sent an invitation.

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