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Thursday, August 16, 2018
GDPR and Domain WHOIS

How GDPR is affecting WHOIS Lookups & the Domain Industry in general

The European Union's General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR) came into effect on 25th May 2018 and has taken the domain name industry by storm with domain registrars, registries and ICANN scrambling...
Internet Security

Some tips on avoiding Phishing

Phishing is the fraudulent practice of obtaining sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details of an individual over the internet. Under the guise of a reputable entity, the...
.africa domains.

.AFRICA Domain Extension exceeds 15,000 Domain Registrations

The official geographic top-level domain (TLD) for the continent of Africa has recently crossed the 15,000 active domain registration milestone. .africa domains are becoming popular. The .africa domain extension has gained wide...
BBC iPlayer

Accessing the BBC’s iPlayer gets harder

Accessing TV programming over the BBC's iPlayer platform could get considerably harder from 1st of September 2016. The BBC has successfully lobbied the British Parliament to change the law governing TV...
.ng domains

.i.ng domains now available

The .ng domain registry has now made .i.ng domains available. They are meant to service interests in present-continuous English language terms and perhaps URL shortners. Examples of such terms would be...
Dropbox security

How to secure your Dropbox account

There is no perfection in the world of technology. Heck, there's no perfection in life. Thus, one is constrained to mastering the delicate balance between convenience and security. Dropbox is a...

PayPal now in Nigeria, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Zimbabwe…

PayPal has extended its online payment system to Nigeria, Belarus, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Monaco, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire,  Zimbabwe, and Paraguay for the first time. Before now, these countries were completely blocked from the...
ICANN Accredited Registrar

ICANN Accredited Domain Name Registrars in Africa

Domain Name Registrars that have been accredited by ICANN for the registration, transfer and renewal of domain names, are at the very top of the Domain Name system supply chain. Due...
Web4Africa offers affordable domain name registration, reliable web hosting to clients worldwide.

A radical change comes to .ng domains

The .ng domain system has come a long way from the days of cumbersome registration via email to today's fully automated world-class domain name system. Another drastic policy change is around...

How to install Multi TV in Lagos Nigeria

I got the following question from a reader of this blog via email, and choose to answer publicly so as to assist others in need of the same information: Please do you...

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