Category: Important Info

Password Security

This subject came to my attention recently. I started getting emails with the following text in them. I did some searching and it was very interesting what I found. We all know of hackers, but the scope and types of data being hacked means, well, anyone can have their passwords made publicly available by hackers. …

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My domain is in REDEMPTION status! What do I do?

Excerpt from Applies to .com, .net, .org, .biz, etc domain names When a generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) name (.com, .net, .org, .biz, etc) has been expired for more than 30 days, it is automatically assigned a redemption WHOIS status for another 30 days. During this period the current registrant still maintains the option …

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What is the life cycle of a .au domain name?

This excerpt from Applies to .au domain names When a .au domain name is registered, it can be transferred between registries immediately (unlike GTLD domains, which have a 60 day embargo period). Your .au domain is always registered for a two year period – .au domains cannot be registered for a longer or shorter period than this. An .au domain can only be renewed when it is within 90 days of it’s expiry date. When the domain is renewed, …

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