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July, 2010

  • 19 July

    Watch out for Go Daddy's "Software Administrative Fee"

    You might think registering your domain with Go Daddy is a good way to save money. I did when I registered a .de domain with the company for around $16 USD. But as I learned today, the registrar makes up for its low domain prices with ridiculous hidden charges. The …

October, 2009

  • 2 October

    Does your dedicated host charge for reboots?

    A caveat of the sub-£30 dedicated servers some providers are now offering is hidden fees. One of the nastier ones is a charge for server reboots. If your server needs a simple restart, something most hosts do for free could become very expensive. I ran into a provider once that …