[SASAG] Seeking a New Web Host Home

ian gorrie at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 22:09:09 PDT 2007


Bleh.  Meant to send my response to the list.  I hate webmail.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: ian <gorrie at gmail.com>
Date: Mar 16, 2007 10:07 PM
Subject: Re: [SASAG] Seeking a New Web Host Home
To: Chris MacGregor <chris at tigerwave.com>


No problem.

I just assumed that everyone had already heard about it, but then I
remembered that security nerds and system nerds do not always exactly
overlap.

The domain belonged to Fyodor of nmap fame and happened due to a large
amount of myspace passwords that went out to the full-disclosure list.

The godaddy response is especially telling, I think.  It's all in the
links below:

http://seclists.org/nmap-hackers/2007/0000.html
http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2007/01/godaddy_defends.html
http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/01/26/1542218

On 3/16/07, Chris MacGregor <chris at tigerwave.com> wrote:
> that's alarming.  can you point me to more detailed info, examples, etc. of them doing this sort of
> thing?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: members-bounces at lists.sasag.org [mailto:members-bounces at lists.sasag.org] On Behalf Of ian
> Sent: Friday, March 16, 2007 9:56 PM
> To: members at lists.sasag.org
> Subject: Re: [SASAG] Seeking a New Web Host Home
>
> Let's not forget that this is godaddy, and that they have a track
> record of just turning off their clients if they don't like their
> content for any reason.  This may or may not include telling them to
> get bent.
>
> That's a dealkiller for me anyway.
>
> On 3/16/07, Richard Bond <rcbondsr at gmail.com> wrote:
> > This was meant to go to all -
> >
> > GoDaddy.com  looks interesting.
> >
> >  Dedicated Servers
> >  Starting From $79.99, Includes:
> > 120 to 600 GB disk space
> > 500 to 2,000 GB bandwidth
> > Celeron(r), Pentium(r) options and CoreT 2 duo options
> > 1 or 2 GB RAM
> > Plesk control panel options
> > Red Hat Fedora Core 4 OSVirtual server about  30.00
> >
> > Richard
> >
> > On 3/16/07, Matthew Radey < marad at u.washington.edu> wrote:
> > > Chris MacGregor wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Oh yeah, very good stuff:
> > http://dreamhost.com/hosting.html
> > > >
> > > > For $10/mo. I'm getting 200GB disk (+1GB/week), 2,000GB/mo. xfer
> > (+16GB/week), Rails, mail, MySQL,
> > > > Jabber, SVN, DAV, DNS, et al.,
> > > > with a (relatively) easy to use control panel.  I've also seen several
> > DreamHost-ed sites survive
> > > > getting slashdotted/dugg, which is
> > > > about as robust as you can expect.
> > > >
> > > > My only gripe is that they don't support Postgres, but oh well ...
> > > > ------------------------------------------------------
> > > >
> > > > So, I have no personal experience with them, but I do respect this
> > fellow's opinion...
> > > >
> > > >       Chris MacGregor
> > > >
> > >
> > > I use Dreamhost. While it's hard to beat the amount of disk and
> > > bandwidth you get for the price, their uptime is poor, poor, poor. They
> > > claim otherwise all the time, but don't you believe it.
> > >
> > >
> > > Matthew
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