Web Hosting - Look Before You LeapWritten by Tom Stone
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user bad guys (hackers, terrorists, etc.) to “relay” anonymously across hundreds of these small business hosting servers. This is a real threat developing at an epidemic measure. Further information can be seen at The United States Cyber Emergency Response Team’s site. Then, of course, there’s those other nagging issues like viruses, worms, SPAM, and online casinos to contend with, now layered with new wave of intelligent spy and adware – ALL of these things run a pretty solid DEFINITE likelihood of interacting with your server. The integrity of whatever company you choose for your hosting services may easily be determining factor of whether you CAN stay online. Check these guys out before getting stuck with a company that turns out to be world’s largest distributor of male enhancement products… targeting valued customer list you unknowingly provided them. Do they just pass you on to another actual hosting company while they monitor your web traffic? What safeguards have they put in place to protect YOU?
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Are You Master of Your Own Domain?Written by Kate Smalley
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I have changed hosting companies for Connecticut Secretary once. As my traffic increased, with my other hosting company, they limited my services and at times shut my site down because of server load. This was an important issue for me, as it resulted in lost sales and potential customer dissatisfaction, to say least. Because I owned my domain independent of hosting company, changing hosts was a very simple procedure. All I had to do was start services with a new hosting company and redirect my URL to that hosting company. Once transfer was complete I was back in business without a hitch. There was work involved with rebuilding my site of course, but I was prepared for that. If I lost my domain name I would have lost a tremendous amount of existing traffic and potential business, not to mention my business identity that I had worked hard for. "...ownership of an account as well as having ability to use account are important features... "
There are so many topics that we can go into regarding domain names and your business on internet: Cyber squatters and your responsibilities with regards to trademark policing, dispute resolution, increase of typo squatters on internet, choosing a relevant domain name, how to promote your business on net through domain names, and so much more. With this article on domain name ownership, Connecticut Secretary wants to convey fact that a domain name is a valuable asset, and I suggest that you take time now to check and verify who actually owns your domain name. If you are about to start process of obtaining an internet identity I suggest that you take time to consider future ramifications of decisions you make today. ******************** Copyright 2003 Kate Smalley, President Connecticut Secretary Specializing in Transcription and Freelance Secretarial Services http://www.connecticutsecretary.com firstname.lastname@example.org ********************
Copyright 2003 Kate Smalley, President Connecticut Secretary Specializing in Transcription and Freelance Secretarial Services http://www.connecticutsecretary.com email@example.com