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Judge shuts down anti-visa propaganda websites

A New Jersey judge has ordered domain registrar and hosting provider to shut down three websites hosted by the company:,, and The sites opposed the government run H-1B work visa, which allows foreign nationals to come and work in the United States.

OnlineTech closes Ann Arbor data center

Managed data center operator Online Tech is shutting down its oldest, smallest, and least efficient data center – the Ann Arbor data center. One of the reasons is that the DC no longer meets the company’s high-end infrastructure standards. All current clients will be moved to a more environmentally friendly data center.

Geocities has now been officially closed

Yahoo‘s Geocities web hosting service has finally been shut down by the company. The decision didn’t come as a shock, as Yahoo management announced the plan back in April this year. The Geocities branch has not been performing to company’s satisfaction. Yahoo has been under a lot of pressure and the company directors have been […]

AT&T brings back after denial-of-service attack

A popular image-based bulletin board was brought back online by AT&T. In the statement released by AT&T, the company said that while most users thought adult content might have been the reason for the shut-down, the web service was in fact down due to a denial-of-service attack.

Chinese micro-blogging sites shut down by government

Digu and Zuosa, Chinese micro-blogging websites similar to Twitter have been shut down by China’s government. The decision is a tactic on government’s campaign against online porn and it may be intended to clean the local internet environment of offensive material.

Yahoo! reports on date of Geocities shut down

Yahoo! announced it will shut down its free hosting service Geocities on October 29. The company has first revealed the intention to close the service a few months ago but just announced recently the exact date of when the action would take place. The service declined in popularity due to emergence of social media sites.

GoDaddy shuts down defamatory website

An online forum that let teenagers post insults and slander, hosted by GoDaddy was shut down by the the company. The request was directed by the Maryland Attorney General’s office that said 54,000 posts alone on the website was from Maryland alone.

Dedicated Host shuts down

An Australian web hosting provider has shut down due to being disconnected by at least one wholesale provider. Dedicated Host has been offline for nearly two weeks and its phone line went offline jsut recently. Google’s cache of the company page last appeared on January 28. Web Hosting Support and two other web hosts have […]

BuffNet shuts down its services

Internet service and hosting provider BuffNET has shut down, with less than a day’s notice offered to their customers. Customers were thanked and notified on the 8th of this month and given just few more days before their servers were to be disconnected. The company could not be contacted for interview about their decision.

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