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April, 2010

  • 5 April

    Data centers ride out Baja earthquake

    The 7.2 magnitude earthquake that shook Mexico and southern California caused a fair share of damage in some areas, but it was no sweat for data centers in the Silicon Valley. As buildings rocked and picture frames toppled, servers were safe thanks to the seismic isolation technology used in many …

March, 2010

  • 1 March

    Domainers flock to register Chile earthquake domains

    The second news about Chile’s horrific earthquake got out on Saturday, domainers around the world rushed to their computers to get their hands on possibly valuable domains. Some of the names registered include earthquakechile.com, chileanearthquake.com, and donatechileearthquake.com. These domains will probably be sold on eBay or other auction sites very …

January, 2010

  • 15 January

    Domain scammers take advantage of Haiti earthquake

    Millions from around the world have donated to help earthquake victims in Haiti. With people so readily giving money, it’s no surprise that domain scammers are trying to take advantage of the situation. As is the norm after all disasters in the Internet age, unscrupulous con artists are registering domains …

  • 15 January

    .HT domain still operational after earthquake

    The 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti earlier this week has killed 50,000 people and destroyed much of the capital. Currently, access to the nation is mainly limited to the few relief planes that can get in. Amid this tragedy there is at least some hope for Haiti, as its DNS …