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.uk Domain Pricing Change Effective from 1st February 2015

In line with our transparent domain pricing policy, planned changes to domain pricing for .uk domains by the registry (Nominet) have been incorporated into our own pricing as follows: All prices excluding VAT Registration and renewal price changes: .uk (1 … Continue reading

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Domain Pricing Changes Effective from 12th January 2015

Unfortunately the US dollar to GBP exchange rate is very much against us at the moment, so we are having to increase the prices of many domain extensions to accomodate this. We try and ride out changes where possible in … Continue reading

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.net Domain Pricing Change Effective from 1st January 2015

In line with our transparent domain pricing policy, planned changes to domain pricing for .net domains at one of our suppliers (Tucows) have been incorporated into our own pricing as follows: All prices excluding VAT Registration and renewal price changes: … Continue reading

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Legacy Services

We are very pleased to report that the new control panel systems and hosting servers installed and operated by our colleagues in California, are now fully operational. As such, we have retired all legacy hosting plans. All new customers can … Continue reading

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.biz Domain Pricing Change Effective from 1st October 2015

In line with our transparent domain pricing policy, planned changes to domain pricing for .biz domains at one of our suppliers (Tucows) have been incorporated into our own pricing as follows: All prices excluding VAT Registration and renewal price changes: … Continue reading

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New One Plan Shared Hosting Accounts

As part of our migration to new systems, we are pleased to announce that our One Plan shared hosting service has been completely revamped to offer new plans with generous quotas. Our new smallest shared hosting plan (the One Plan … Continue reading

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Changes to .fr (France) domain transfers and trades process

On 30 June 2015 the registry operator for .fr domains will be changing the process for transfers and trades (ownership changes) when submitted together for the following ccTLDs: .fr – France .re – Reunion Island .pm – St. Pierre and … Continue reading

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.org Domain Pricing Change Effective from 1st July 2015

In line with our transparent domain pricing policy, planned changes to domain pricing for .org domains at one of our suppliers (Tucows) have been incorporated into our own pricing as follows: All prices excluding VAT Registration and renewal price changes: … Continue reading

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Protect your Google Account with Password Alert

Google have created a free open source extension for their Chrome web browser. Once installed, Password Alert will show a warning if you type your Google password into a site that isn’t a Google sign-in page. This can help protect … Continue reading

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Planned Maintenance at UK Data Centre 21st May 2015

The UK data centre we use have informed us of planned maintenance occurring overnight starting at 22:00 on 21st May 2015. If you are an existing customer, please review the information below and if you have any questions, please do … Continue reading

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.info Domain Pricing Change Effective from 2nd April 2015

In line with our transparent domain pricing policy, planned changes to domain pricing for .info domains at one of our suppliers (Tucows) have been incorporated into our own pricing as follows: All prices excluding VAT Registration and renewal price changes: … Continue reading

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Planned Maintenance at UK Data Centre 27th March 2015

The UK data centre we use have informed us of planned maintenance occurring overnight starting at 00:01 on 27th March 2015. If you are an existing customer, please review the information below and if you have any questions, please do … Continue reading

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Changes to .dk domains as of 1st March 2015

DK Hostmaster, the registry managing the .dk (Denmark) namespace, has announced policy changes that affect the management of .dk domains. The new policies will result in the following changes for .dk domains, effective from 1st March 2015: Registrants will need … Continue reading

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Planned Maintenance at UK Data Centre 11th February 2015

The UK data centre we use have informed us of planned maintenance occurring overnight starting at 11pm on 11th February 2015. If you are an existing customer, please review the information below and if you have any questions, please do … Continue reading

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Domain Pricing Changes Effective 8th January 2015

In line with our transparent domain pricing policy, changes to domain pricing at one of our suppliers (Tucows) have now been incorporated into our own pricing and the changes are as follows: All prices excluding VAT Registration and renewal price … Continue reading

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SSL 3.0 Protocol Vulnerability and POODLE Attack (CVE-2014-3566)

All Ecological Hosting web hosting servers have been updated to disallow SSLv3 to help mitigate the SSLv3/POODLE vulnerability. US-CERT Report: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA14-290A “The POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) attack demonstrates this vulnerability using web browsers and web servers, which … Continue reading

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US Data Centre Scheduled Maintenance 8th October 2014

The US data centre have informed us that one of their upstream bandwidth suppliers, Time Warner, will be performing scheduled maintenance on the 8th October 2014 between 8am and 1pm BST. The Time Warner Cable Engineering department will perform network … Continue reading

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Bash ‘Shellshock’ Vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271 & CVE-2014-7169)

A very serious flaw in a critical piece of software that runs on almost all Linux operating systems has been found. BBC news story: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29361794 Dubbed ‘Shellshock’ the flaw allows attackers to potentially take control of a vulnerable system and … Continue reading

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