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Re: OT Qwest dsl gotchas for linux, F10 x86_64



On Wed, 2009-06-17 at 07:01 -0700, stan wrote:
> This whole incident has me looking into email hosting and private
> domain names.  Both are very cheap right now.  Hosting using someone
> else's domain can be had for $10 US and up per year, hosting with your
> own domain about $23 and up per year, and domain and web hosting for
> $42 and up per year.  Seems the way to go.

Very definitely...  You pick your names that you want to use (email
addresses, domain names, etc.).  If your service provider sucks, you
pick up your bat and ball and play with them in someone else's yard.
Everybody else is none-the-wiser about you changing hosts.

Alternatively, if you use an ISPs services directly, you can only use
the names that they allow you.  And you'll lose them if you change
hosts, or they go out of business.  For businesses, losing your contacts
can be a death knell.  And it's none-too-good for personal contacts,
neither.

-- 
[tim localhost ~]$ uname -r
2.6.27.24-78.2.53.fc9.i686

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