Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of WebInfoPamphlet


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May 19, 2008, 7:14:15 PM (12 years ago)
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    9393This is quite possible *the* most torturous "lesson" many experienced activists learn on the Internet.
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     95You'll frequently find hosting providers who offer you "domain registration" and "monthly hosting". You sign up because it looks like a good deal and you get a registered domain and hosting. But when you want to move your site to another host, you run into all kinds of "contract clauses" and payment requirements and, in the end, you can't move the domain, the old provider must do it.
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     97You are in domain prison and this is unethical and fundamentally reactionary...and it is among the most common and even encouraged abuses on the Internet.
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     99First an explanation of what's what here because domain registration and hosting aren't the same at all and they are *not* being done by the same people not matter what they tell you.
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