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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Jetting off to HostingCon 2015 San Diego

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HostingCon 2015 in San Diego is only a few days away… See our blog post for more details on the HostingCon 2015 Event I’m leaving tomorrow so better let the flight crew know I’m on my way πŸ˜‰ One of the best parts of attending HostingCon for me is the unique combination of opportunities to …

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Astutium Attending HostingCon Global 2015

San Diego Convention Centre

HostingCon Global 2015 is the premier industry conference and trade show for hosting and cloud providers. What? HostingCon Global 2015 Where? San Diego Convention Center 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101 When? Sunday 26/July/2015 | Monday 27/July/2015 | Tuesday 27/July/2015 | Wednesday 27/July/2015 + travel either side The best and brightest from the …

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Premium .GR Domains Now Available at dotGR Accredited Registrar Astutium.com

The .gr registry (eett/forth) have today made-available a number of premium and previously reserved domain names, which (at time of writing) are available to register at .GR Accredited Domain Registrar Astutium. These are the remaining [.gr] domain names whose variable field is an ‘Internet’ keyword and remained undisposed at the Auction that was recently conducted …

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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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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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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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Astutium Ltd Acquires Web Host Zooko

London, UK – November 24, 2014 – For immediate release. Astutium Ltd ( www.astutium.com ), 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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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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Astutium Ltd Acquires Simply Be Hosted

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London, UK – August 31, 2014 – For immediate release. Astutium Ltd ( www.astutium.com ), 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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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 πŸ™‚ 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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