Another one bite the dusts

For my more loyal readers, you are likely aware that in the year 2008 I wrote an article called “Reasons why you shouldn’t use a free forum host” which outlined a few problems with using a free forum host. While it was not my best written work (is any ?) it did explain that if you was to use a free forum host then make sure to keep backups if you can.

A few days ago I learnt that IPBFree went off-line suddenly and so many forum administrators have now finally lost their forums and likely had no backups what so ever. Searching around, all I can see about what happened was that IPBFree was taken off-line relating to DMCA matters which does not surprise me as IPBFree was a forum service filled with warez forums.

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BurstNET: My Review

Cjb, Fasthost, The Hosting, Shacow, The Planet, Galaxy Solutions, Saidcom, Gretzkyhosting, FDCServers, DME Hosting and now BurstNET has joined the list of past web hosts / data centers that I have used over the years of Tweaked for your Pleasure life and this time I am going to write a little review on BurstNET.

Overall I would have to say my experience was good but there was some hipcups with their service but for the price they charge I don’t actually expect much else. So, for the review…

Support

I will start of that with BurstNET support seems to be quite varied. Overall BurstNET would tend to reply within 1 – 4 hours but there have been times when posting on Web Hosting Talk actually got them to reply faster then they normally would. Maybe it is because BurstNET representative on there and jumping your tickets up but I do not know why.

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Anti-everything bastards

What is wrong with this world. It seems that everyday there is always someone bitching about getting rid of something just because it is slightly different to their views of it. While the United Kingdom is not the same as the United States in which you can just sue someone because they looked at you … Read more