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New domain transfer policy

Starting with 12/01 ICANN will enforce a new domain transfer policy. With some registrars this was already enforced internally, but now it’s gonna get enforced globally. What this means is that when a registrant performs an update to the registered name, organization or email address for any gTLD (non-country code) domain they own, a Change

Let’s talk about DDoS

I’ve been reading today a bunch of articles concerning the most recent DDoS attack with references to previous attacks like the one on Krebs Security, but I didn’t see anywhere a discussion about the actual responsibility behind the proliferation and severity of these attacks. I remember that back in the days when DDoS wasn’t this

The online El Dorado

I’ve been lurking some forums for years and I’ve seen all sorts of people, websites and projects come and go. The majority of those willing to start an online project are motivated by the fact that others could do it and after doing it they are living a fancy life financed only by a handful

Always read the fine print

It’s funny how all the shit Yahoo! has been keeping under the carpet is coming out now, after Verizon has purchased it. I wonder if, when talking business the folks at Verizon took into consideration that their binding contract might also include a fine print that they didn’t actually understand or that they didn’t bother

Datacenters on Street View

Google Street View may have been intended to document the streets from all over the world, but lately it has moved indoors and started to document famous buildings or locations that aren’t accessible to everyone. While scooping through my feed the other day I came a cross a video that shows one of Google’s datacenter’s