Monthly Archives: June, 2010
Verisign is increasing the wholesale cost of .COM and .NET domains by 48 cents for .COM domains and 42 cents for .NET. easyDNS will absorbing the additional wholesale costs into existing pricing.
Starting July 1st we will be replacing the current GST with the government mandated HST for the following provinces at the following rates: Ontario: 13% British Columbia 12% Nova Scotia 15% Newfoundland 13% New Brunswick 13% Quebec 12.875% The way our systems will calculate this is by looking at the value of the "province" field [...]
We are currently experiencing issues with easywhois being able to connect to remote whois servers to retrieve domain whois information. Our operations team are working on the problem.
Like most ISPs, we've been employing the tactic of greylisting to cut down on the amount of spam and viruses we get and forward to our customer email addresses via their mailmaps or backup mail spools.
Following on the heels of our earlier unveiling of tweet2txt, I thought I'd mention 2 new features of the new platform that I think our members will agree are long welcome additions: Instant DNS activation for new domains and optional 301 Redirects for URL forwarding.
Not even sure why we did this other than "because we could", but try this: Setup a txt record in your domain like this: host IN TXT ""v=twitterstatus1 txthost twitterid" And basically what happens is the last tweet from "twitterid" will be placed into the contents of a TXT record for "txthost" under your domain [...]
Ok, we've done a lot of thinking about the DNS overage pricing, which is still forthcoming. So far we haven't turned up billing on the heavy usage customers. We've had a lot of great feedback, overall people are pretty understanding. After taking the feedback into account and looking at our customer usage patterns, we are [...]