Did Wikileaks use Russian web host for election?

A report on stopfake.org has claimed that Wikileaks used Russian web hosting during the election. The former activist Laurelai Bailey says that Wikileaks has been transmitted physically “from within Russia”. Bailey said Putin wanted Wikileaks, who she says “claim to be for transparency” to have a presence in Russia. Bailey added that this suggests the country is getting special treatment from Wikileaks and that the CIA already knew about the arrangement. She said the arrangement is linked to the CIA’s claims about Russian interference. According to the article, Wikileaks swapped their physical DNS server location and its IP address to e web host in Russia just before the Podesta leaks and moved at the end of September last year. This suggests that a Russian company knows where the locations of WIkileaks’ servers are. A list of IP addresses being used for hosting Wikipedia.org included the address 141.105.69.239. A WHOIS search...

Choose the right web host for ecommerce

When it comes to setting up an ecommerce site, it’s vital that you choose the right hosting provider for your needs that can accommodate your needs, as Dan Rakar’s recent post on Techniblogic emphasizes. Downtime can cause you to lose visitors and therefore sales, so its vital that it is kept to a minimum if it is to be permitted at all. When people can see your site isn’t performing as well as it could, they become reluctant to do business with you, which can be devastating for companies of all sites selling goods and services online. Even lag can cause would-be customers to go elsewhere, so it’s vitally important that your site performs as well as it possibly can do if people are to carry out financial transactions on it. Various studies have shown that visitors are incredibly likely to leave your site if it fails to load within...

Finding your perfect virtual home

A new post on SitePoint has outlined the factors you need to think about when looking for web hosting solutions. In the post, by Adrian Try, a series of tips are outlined to help people find the right web host for their needs. The post appears to be aimed at people who are starting a site for the first time for personal or business reasons. Get off to the best start There is a great deal involved with getting a website off the ground. Not only do you have to find a reputable and reliable hosting provider, choose the type and level of hosting you need and find something that represents value for money, you also need to think about web domains. You may also wish to start looking for web developers who can support you and understand your business. Choose the best space Web hosting refers to where your...