Since the summer we have been carrying out routine upgrades and rebuilds of our anycast constellations. In July and August we rebuilt dns3.easydns.org and dns3.easydns.ca, while more recently we moved dns4.easydns.info from an outsourced anycast provider to one we have rebuilt and deployed ourselves. On Friday November 10, 2017 we were made aware that dns4.easydns.info had … [Read more]
Before the holidays we took a look at a bunch of Bitcoin payments we’ve received and saw that the transaction fees were in the area of 10% of the gross amount of the transaction. That seems high, and while we have every confidence that this is a short term phenomenon – namely, Segwit2x and/or Lightning, … [Read more]
Last week the internet went insane when the FCC announced it would likely repeal the Obama-era “Open Internet Act” which enshrined “net neutrality” into law. Ajit Pai, who was appointed to the FCC by then President Obama, entered a dissenting opinion when the rule was enacted. He was later made FCC chair by Trump. From … [Read more]
With well over 1000 new Top Level Domains up and running now there are all sorts of possibilities to create seemingly novel URLs that leverage the meaning to the right-of-the-dot.
Many years ago, in 2006, after listening to an audiobook called Piranha Marketing by Joe Polish and Tim Paulson, and applying what I learned therein I sat down and wrote “10 Things You Must Know Before You Register A Domain Name With Anybody” where I said “A domain name insider speaks out and blows the … [Read more]