Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/lekkihost/public_html/blog/textpattern/lib/constants.php on line 136 LekkiHost Blog LekkiHost Blog Centre Sat, 21 Dec 2019 17:53:41 GMT ICANN under pressure over GDPR preparations, as future of WHOIS is mired in uncertainty Originally posted on World Trademark Review, this blog post was written for the benefit of trademark holders but contains useful insights for anyone with a connection to the world of domain names. If you’re looking for an overview of recent events related to how ICANN’s Whois plans—and those of its larger community—are progressing, this article outlines many of the challenges the GDPR presents to those operating within the domain industry, and highlights some conflicting opinions put forth by various stakeholders.

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THREATS HOSTING COMPANIES FACE AND HOW TO COMBAT THEM It is easy to get a server. Anyone can setup a machine in his basement and start publishing websites. Furthermore, most web hosting companies offer leased servers and virtual private servers at affordable prices. All of this means that someone with absolutely no experience can start a server, publish websites, or even host other people’s sites.

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THE BUSINESS ADVANTAGES OF HAVING A WEBSITE IN TODAY'S COMMERCE Do you have a business and don’t have a website? If you said yes, it’s almost as if your business doesn’t exist. In this modern era, people and companies are on the internet for information. Why do you think people visit a website? It’s primarily to find information. And if you’re in the business world, information is critical. You need to have a website for your customers. It needs to contain information about what you can do for them.

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New ICANN's Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy According to the regulations introduced by Internet Corporation of Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN) starting from December 1, 2016, a new Transfer Policy will be in effect with all registrars.

The Transfer Policy was formerly known as “Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy” or IRTP. Until this new change, this policy only covered domain transfers between registrars (it’s the policy that mandates the Forms of Authorization to be completed by a registrant prior to a transfer). The new policy also covers the process of changing ownership of the domain from one entity to another (registrant to registrant). Every time a change of registrant takes place, the policy is called upon and a series of confirmation and approval emails are triggered. What’s important to note is that simple updates to a registrant’s first name, last name, organization and email address on a particular domain also trigger the same notification and confirmation emails.

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THE IMPACT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON THE INTERNET The United States of America (USA) provided the foundation for the world-wide Internet of today. As a result, the impact is still being felt in many areas. In this article, I highlighted the evolution of Internet Accessibility as we almost take it for granted today.
Nowadays, people hook up to the internet like buying a TV and then connect to the wall socket and that is it. You can begin to watch it from there when the TV is switched on.

(Princess Austen, CRM & Strategic Marketing Officer, LekkiHost Limited)

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