* Posts by BlueAdmiral

7 posts • joined 18 Apr 2016

Angry 123-Reg customers in the UK wake up to another day where hosted mail doesn't get through to users on Microsoft email accounts

BlueAdmiral

Re: Recommendations please

Come on over to Fasthosts, I am a little biased ;)

Barmy ban on businesses, Brits based in Blighty bearing or buying .eu domains is back: Cut-off date is Jan 1, 2021

BlueAdmiral

Nope .eu.com is not affected by this ruling.

Fresh cup of WTF with lunch? TeamViewer's big in Twitter's domination-as-a-service scene

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Re: To do the same for free...

That would be how we keep the office stocked with cakes and snacks

Landlubber northern council shores up against boat-tipping

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Re: At least their Social media team has a sense of humour about it.

I hope they had the right permissions to use those copyrighted images

Guess who's hiking their prices again? Come on, it's as easy as 123 Reg

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Trollface

You know 123-reg do more than just domains, for most hosting companies domains are a loss leader, not just in the registrations costs but the support costs for them. 123-reg is not only a domain registrar, but a hosting company (well part of one) in it's own right so their profit is not just from domain sales.

(my own views & comments, this does not reflect the views of my former, current or future employer)

UK hospital meltdown after ransomware worm uses NSA vuln to raid IT

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Holmes

Not just the NHS

Looks like some of the biggest companies in Spain have been hit too with the same bug

Furious customers tear into 123-reg after firm's mass deletion woes

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123-reg are not the first and not the last to have this issue!

They are not the first and they will not be the last to have something like this happen. Any one who has a business or mission critical services should have either a backup or pay for backup services. It's not rocket science you make sure that really valuable stuff is protected!

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