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. cPanel and WHMCS Partner Meetings August 2016 — 23/08/2016
  2. Last Minute Discounts for HostingCon Global 2016 (New Orleans) July 24-27 — 11/07/2016
  3. ICANN and Regional Internet Registries Sign SLA for the IANA Numbering Services — 29/06/2016
  4. Hosted Minecraft 1.10 Frostburn Update Servers — 19/06/2016
  5. Business Metrics 1 (of 4) – Essential Figures Every Online Business Should Know — 25/05/2016

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Jun 01

Attendance at Industry Events, Meetings and Exhibitions

Astutium can often be found at industry events that cover general IT, Internet, Telecoms, Business Startups, IoT, Domaining and many of the other ‘verticals’ we are involved with. Our staff are regulars at: LINX (London INternet eXchange) quarterly members meetings and socials Nominet (.uk Registry) events and policy meetings UK-IGF (UK Internet Governance Forum) Tref …

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Dec 23

2015 Was The Year It All Changed (for EU VAT)

Upcoming VAT Changes Effective from the 1st January 2015 there are updated European Union regulations relating to VAT on “digital services” (for example: domains, hosting, virtual/dedicated/cloud servers, voice-over-ip and internet-connectivity) for individuals and business – European Directive 2002/38/EC relating to VAT. As of the 1st January 2015 you will be charged the VAT rate in …

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Dec 02

Withdrawal of dotBEST .BEST gTLD of BestTLD Pty Ltd

We are withdrawing from sale the gTLD .BEST / dotBEST operated by BestTLD Pty Ltd ( a company registered in Australia ) for being spammers. BestTLD Pty Ltd, and their spamming representative Mike Deparini believe that sending out mass-automated spam emails to domain registrants and domain registrars is a form of ‘marketing’ of their #newGTLD …

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Nov 24

Astutium Ltd Acquires Web Host Zooko

London, UK – November 24, 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 Zooko – a uk host providing cPanel based internet services to small business and individuals. We are pleased …

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Oct 01

Bash Vulnerability Shellshock – How To Test and Secure Your Machines

A new vulnerability in GNU Bash (referred to as the Shellshock Bash Bug) has been disclosed – every version upto the announcement of the issue on 24/September is exploitable and MUST be patched immediately. This vulnerability allows hackers to remotely execute code on your server by passing a string following an environment variable Exploitable systems …

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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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