The troubled voice of the Dutch hosting industry

22 March, 2008 (21:43) | Hosting industry |

The Dutch hosting industry is in an impasse; the voice of the industry is lost in an internal struggle.

There are two industry associations in The Netherlands:
• Dutch Hosting Provider Association (DHPA)
• ISPConnect

The DHPA, founded October 2007, …

Sponsoring

7 February, 2008 (13:55) | Rants |

From our hall of shame:

Sponsoring - Innerchild

Serverbrowser censorship

14 October, 2007 (16:37) | Game industry |

A few days ago it became clear Valve actively filters the ingame serverbrowser on specific parameters disallowing any gameserver they dislike. In this specific case Valve filters out any gameserver larger than 24 slots for the game Team Fortress 2. …

Hosting ethics: what’s up with gamehosting?

8 August, 2007 (12:23) | Game industry, Rants | 4 comments

So the other day I was browsing the regular game sites looking for something new and I was astonished  to find out popular Dutch index website startpagina.nl removed a link to our company website from their gameserver related subsite http://gameserver.startpagina.nl

To link or not to link (or: Do you promote possible fraudulent websites?)

26 July, 2007 (16:05) | Rants | 2 comments

A recent newsmessage on Dutch IT site tweakers.net caught my attention: it’s the story about a 150 dollar laptop, too cheap to be true. The editor writes about the specifications of the laptop, the software and the long time-to-delivery of …