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Something sad I just saw

Post by Edge100x » Mon Nov 18, 2002 11:25 pm

I was just looking at another major server provider's forums, and I was surprised to see a post made by a staff member there. It included the following:

"..you should contact us when you notice your server is down. Sometimes there is a reason why we take it down, other times it just crashes. So, no refund will be given for the down time."

This was in response to someone asking why his server had been down for over a week without being contacted about it (the staff member said why it was shut down in his reply: the server was using too much CPU!). I was astounded that anyone would say such a thing -- sometimes this company takes down a client's server without telling him/her, and then doesn't give any compensation for it?! That's absurd to me.

Here, we place a high priority on keeping people informed and making sure they understand and agree to anything that we might be doing to their servers. We also generally give compensation for downtime caused by us (when Verio was down for a day, we gave everyone two free weeks, for instance).

Just a quick rant ;)

(Incidentally, this other company also charges more than we do for servers, and for the webhosting we give for free, they would charge over $85 a month for)

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Post by DjMonGooSe » Fri Nov 22, 2002 4:11 pm

$85 a month for just the website? can get a better site than what you give for $7 a month, but you can't beat free :D

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Post by Edge100x » Fri Nov 22, 2002 5:32 pm

Hehe, yep, free rocks :)

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Post by -aWo- Juggernaut » Sun Nov 24, 2002 1:32 am

who in their right mind would want to pay 85 dollars for webspace?? I don't care if they give you 10 gig's of space. Oh well... I am just glad I know a thing or two about cyberspace!

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Post by MCP87 » Mon Nov 25, 2002 9:37 am

OUCH!!!!!!!!!!! How was that guy paying for his server i wonder dang :D

Ya free is good :lol:

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Post by MaddogJedi » Thu Dec 05, 2002 12:55 pm

Nuclear Fallout r0x0rz. Hey link me to that other site! I could use some referal action!! :twisted:

MJ

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