Rob Golding

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

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Christmas and New Year 2016-2017 Opening Hours

The Support and Network Operations Teams will be continuing to work 24 / 7 / 365 as usual, taking care of the datacentre, network, servers, managed systems and automated systems, the administrative staff will be taking breaks over the Christmas and New Year period. Astutium Ltd will be operating a reduced Sales and Accounts Team …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blog.astutium.com/2016/12/christmas-and-new-year-2016-opening-hours/

Hosted Minecraft 1.11 Explorer Update Servers

Minecraft Explorer Update - with added LLamaness

The latest version of Hosted Minecraft Server – Minecraft 1.11 – Explorer Update is now available from Astutium at https://www.astutium.com/game-servers/minecraft-gaming-server.php All existing clients can update to the 1.11 Explorer Update version of MineCraft through the Astutium MultiCraft Control Panel online now. MC1.11 introduces … Illagers – the odd cousins of Villagers The new Woodland Mansions …

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cPanel and WHMCS Partner Meetings August 2016

Airplane Overhead Astutium Banner

Astutium staff will be attending the August WHMCS and cPanel Partner Meetings in Houston, TX, USA between 27th and 31st August On the agenda for the week are … fixes and enhancements for WHMCS (our preferred ‘cloud’ provider billing system) roadmap and dev plans for cpanel working on solving a few outstanding bugs planning future …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blog.astutium.com/2016/08/cpanel-and-whmcs-partner-meetings-august-2016/

Last Minute Discounts for HostingCon Global 2016 (New Orleans) July 24-27

Final Last Minute Deal on HostingCon Global 2016 (New Orleans) All Access Passes HostingCon Global is the main annual industry conference (and trade show) for web hosting and vps / cloud hosting providers. This year HostingCon it will be held at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana with plenty of training, education …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blog.astutium.com/2016/07/last-minute-discounts-for-hostingcon-global-2016-new-orleans-july-24-27/

ICANN and Regional Internet Registries Sign SLA for the IANA Numbering Services

Helsinki, Finland – 29 June 2016. The Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) and ICANN signed the Service Level Agreement (SLA) for the IANA Numbering Services at ICANN 56 in Helsinki, Finland 29/June/2016. This agreement documents the arrangements for provision by ICANN of IANA numbering services, after the IANA stewardship transition which is expected to begin around …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blog.astutium.com/2016/06/icann-and-regional-internet-registries-sign-sla-for-the-iana-numbering-services/

Hosted Minecraft 1.10 Frostburn Update Servers

Minecraft Polar Bear

The latest version of Hosted Minecraft Server – Minecraft 1.10 is now available from Astutium at https://www.astutium.com/game-servers/minecraft-gaming-server.php All existing clients can update to the 1.10 version of minecraft through their multicraft control panel online. MC1.10 contains some interesting changes, including the addition of Polar Bears and Strays (a new cold biome skeleton). To celebrate the …

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Business Metrics 1 (of 4) – Essential Figures Every Online Business Should Know

As Head of the Mergers and Acquisitions Team at Astutium much of my day is spent looking at accounts and internal management systems. One thing that I see a lot, is how the majority of small-business owners in the tech space don’t know (and sometimes don’t know how to calculate) their “numbers” – the key …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blog.astutium.com/2016/05/business-metrics-essential-figures-every-online-business-should-know/

HostingCon Global 2016 – Discounted Tickets Now Available

Early Bird (discounted price) Attendee Tickets Now On Sale for HostingCon Global 2016 (New Orleans). HostingCon Global is the main annual industry conference (and trade show) for web hosting and vps / cloud hosting providers. As usual Astutium will be in attendance – if you’d like to schedule a meeting to discuss the domain industry, …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blog.astutium.com/2016/04/hostingcon-2016-discounted-tickets-available-now/

Top 10 Locations of Attempted Domain Registration Fraud

Fraudulent Registrations (payment with stolen card details, attempted payment with hacked paypal accounts, theft due to chargeback etc) are major problems for all Domain Registrars Many fraudsters use open proxies, hacked machines or internet cafes for their scams, which make identifying their actual location difficult (but not impossible). The most common locations initiating domain fraud …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blog.astutium.com/2016/04/top-10-locations-of-attempted-domain-registration-fraud/

Simple Explanation of the Snoopers Charter

The always-superb Cassetteboy puts the explanation of the #IPBILL to music … If you’re not worried about the Investigatory Powers Bill (aka the Snoopers’ Charter), you don’t know enough about it

Permanent link to this article: https://blog.astutium.com/2016/04/simple-explanation-of-the-snoopers-charter/

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