Here's something for Scooby and the gang. A new service called Brace is using Dropbox to organize and sync files to personal websites. Seemingly targeted at consumers looking for a simple, drag and drop alternative to things like FTP and Github, Brace is offering a clean and straightforward interface for managing…
GoDaddy is down, taking millions of sites with it. Good time to remind you that GoDaddy is the worst.
On Valentine's Day, I may have an unexpected present: My websites might all go dark, and a decade's worth of data may vanish. My host's domain registration is set to expire tomorrow, and the man behind it has disappeared. (Update: He's back! See below.)
WikiLeaks, that little site you might have heard of, fled to Amazon's cloud servers after being bombarded with DDoS attacks. But it looks like Amazon's had enough of their house getting egged, and booted WikiLeaks from their hosting.
Asking price? Potentially $1 billion at auction. One would have to assume Danica Patrick is already filming a commercial. [WSJ]
So! That church that wants to burn the Koran this weekend, Dove World Outreach Center? While we can't make them disappear altogether, they've at least been taken off the internet by their web host, Rackspace.
For any aspiring website entrepreneurs/squatters out there, Go Daddy's running a promotion through August 31st that gets you one .com domain for $1 for one year. Just enter SCHOOL99 at checkout, and fartzzz.com is yours for a buck! You can't buy in bulk, but it looks like you can go back and snap up individual domains…