Rob Golding

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Name: Rob Golding
Date registered: 11/12/2011


Rob Golding Internet Entrepreneur Member of multipe ICANN Working Groups - fighting for domain registrants rights Expert Witness on IT for UK Courts

Latest posts

  1. HostingCon Global 2016 – Discounted Tickets Now Available — 24/04/2016
  2. Top 10 Locations of Attempted Domain Registration Fraud — 14/04/2016
  3. Simple Explanation of the Snoopers Charter — 08/04/2016
  4. Hosted Minecraft 1.9 Combat Update Servers — 30/03/2016
  5. Nominet to Conduct Research with .uk Rights Holders — 21/03/2016

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Aug 31

Astutium Ltd Acquires Simply Be Hosted

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London, UK – August 31, 2014 – For immediate release. Astutium Ltd ( ), an established leader in UK business and enterprise web hosting for over a decade, announced today the completed acquisition and integration of Simply Be Hosted – a UK Web Host specialising in providing cPanel based internet services to home and …

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Aug 05

FAQoTW: Payment Methods – How To Setup Automatic Payments

An increasing number of clients have opened tickets recently to ask how to pay for their Hosting and Domain names automatically. It’s easy 🙂 Just setup your choice of automated regular payment methods … Standing Order Bank Account details should be on your invoice, and are also in our extensive knowledgebase KB Article – How …

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Jul 28

Astutium Unveils New Online Web Site Builder Version

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Astutium have today launched the latest version of their website builder integrated into specific cpanel hosting plans which enables users with limited technical knowledge to easily build their first website instantly online through their browser. “We’re committed to helping individuals and business get the results they need from their hosting services, so for those without …

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Jul 16

Domain name Certificates SCAM Starts Again

Public Service Announcement from ICANN … NEWS ALERT FRAUDULENT ICANN DOMAIN NAME CERTIFICATES 15 July 2014 It has been brought to ICANN’s attention that some online entities have attempted to sell fraudulent “certificates”, which they claim are required to protect generic top-level domain names. The perpetuators of this scam threaten registrants on the protection service …

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Jul 04

Important .US Domain Information – Price Increase

The dotUS domain price increase is imminent – save money and renew your domains now at lower pricing … Important .US Domain Information Price Increase effective August 1st 2014 This is an important notification of a price increase on .US domain name[s] held with dotUS Accredited Domain Registrar Astutium Ltd Due to a price increase …

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Jun 05

Results of first ICANN run gTLD auction for .信息 – US$ 600,000

On top of the 185,000$ application fee, the estimated 290,000$ of legal expenses, insurance, indemnities and associated costs, the ~30,000$/month running cost of a #newGTLD and the ICANN fees per domain and registry fee … if there are multiple applications for the same extension which cannot be ‘amicably’ resolved (and isn’t outright vetoed by the …

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May 20

newGTLDs – Statistics after 6 Months


The ICANN newGTLDs have been (slowly) launched over the past 6 months. As at 13/May the 25 most registered are … .guru .today .photography .tips .company .technology .gallery .email .center .estate .solutions .directory .domains .bike .photos .land .support .academy .training .holdings .equipment .systems .clothing .construction .graphics All of which are available on a first-come-first-served basis …

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Apr 11

FAQoTW: How do I move an SSL certificate to my Astutium Dedicated Server

In the wake of the ‘heartbleed’ exploit announcement a client decided now was the time to finish the consolidation all their sites and servers to their Astutium Dedi As they’re using WHM/Cpanel moving sites between servers is very simple – the hardest part is choosing between using the in-built migration/transfer tools, and the ‘old fashioned’ …

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Mar 17

FAQoTW: How Do I Monitor DD Progress Copying A Drive to a New One

Linux How-To Use DD to Copy A Drive to a New One There are times when it’s necessary to migrate all the data from one disk to another. These include Upgrading to a larger disk Pre-emptivey moving to a new drive following a SMART alert Making a copy before moving a server etc There are …

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Feb 26

Another 4 newGTLDs Now Available .diamonds .enterprises .tips .voyage

Starting from today additional Domain Names are able to be registered in targeted/specific newGTLDs (Global Top Level Domains) under General Availability. Today sees the general availability of the newGTLDs: .diamonds .enterprises .tips .voyage with more than 1000 more coming out during 2014’s weekly newGTLD roll-out, if you’ve not decided on your newGTLD .brand roadmap contact …

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