Legal Issues

Amateur spammers?

We would like to inform all our clients on our business hosting packs that we have put a limit on the number of outgoing emails to avoid them being “ear-marked” as amateur spammers! Example: If you are using an email program like Outlook Express, Thunder Bird you will be writing an email and then adding in multiple email address and sometimes up to 40 or 50 email addresses in one go. Then the email sent …

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Facebook Privacy Policy?

With all the bitching and moaning about the changes to the Facebook privacy policy we have to ask ourselves why are they now changing as they have always been one of the most private social medial websites for people to network and meet up. We believe that it ultimately has to do with search engines now wanting to incorporate content from social media websites into their results. recently we have heard news of Twitter doing …

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Business Registration 2009/2010

Warning All Businesses in Ireland. ************************ Delete this email if you receive it, to not answer, just delete, it is a scam ************************ Dear Madam/Sir, In order to have your company inserted into the registry of Worldwide Business Guide for 2009/2010, please print, complete and return the enclosed form (PDF file) to the following address: Worldwide Business Guide (WWBIZG) Apartado 3054, 29649, Sitio de Calahonda, Mijas Costa, Málaga, España. Or Fax to:  + 34 952 …

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Online Scams / Website Plagarism

Often we come across flagarent cases whereby companies have taken the content off one website and put in onto another. This has been highlighted recently whereby www.connect2pakistan.com stole the content off the best voip and did online service called MyDivert.com Mydivert.com  = original creators, others only copy. The brainchild of programming guru Joel Driver of Webdream Solutions Ltd, a registered Irish business. Webdream have created MyDivert.com out of seeing a gap in the market and …

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Internet Registry Ireland

Internet Registry Ireland – Again and Again ! The calls to our office are now on a daily basis and what looks like hundreds of companies in Ireland are getting so called “Renewal Letters” from this foreign company asking them to renew their listing on a European Business Website. This morning was an accountant from Dublin, who believed that due to new regulations in the internet that he must renew his subscription. He didn’t have …

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3 page website for over €2,000 euro!

True, we have a business on the phone today telling me that they paid over 2K to a guy to design a website 4 months ago and since have got nothing. It turns out that the guy was subcontracting the job to kids who where letting him down and so he couldn’t produce the website himself. If you are looking for a website for your business, make sure to look for : Good references, Ask …

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Newsletters by Email to your clients

Why use a Newsletter for your business? This another one of the frequently asked questions we get asked about how to use the Internet for business.  A email newsletter is a fast, efficient, cheap method of communicating with your clients. You don’t even need a website! There are many types of newsletter systems available both as hosted (on your own website) or as stand alone applications hosted on someone else’s website. Here are a few …

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Budget 2009 – Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property It was announced today that the new budget will include a new tax relief for capital expenditure spent on the gaining of Intellectual Property. They have given no details yet this this will play a large roll in the Internet and Web Technology. More details will be in the Finance Bill as soon as it’s released.

Google Maps – Wexford

I have just got off the phone with a company in wexford providing accommodation and I would like to help others who are in a similar situation about Google Maps and their listing in Google Maps. If your business is listed in the Mapping facility of Google on Maps.Google.com it could have been put there by a number of sources The previous owner of the business. A Guest. A Tourism Body. We did some research …

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Website Address?

Someone has taken my website? Someone is advertising on my website? These are all everyday questions we hear these days as many companies are cutting back on their costs for running their businesses and choosing to maybe not renew their website address. But I bought the domain name. . . . . This too is often heard as companies wonder how someone has the audacity to buy the domain they already own. The Internet is …

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Spam email on the increase!

We have noticed that we are getting more and more requested from companies asking us to help remove their spam from their inboxes. Staff are wasting time each morning and afternoon going through up to 100 emails per day selling online drugs to relationship advice! (some are similar !) Not only is this wasting time, but you as the owner of the business are also putting yourself in a legal situation with respect to the …

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DigiWeb – Email Sales Tactics !

We received an email from a very concerned client of ours this morning asking if their domain name was up for renewal as they have already paid for it just a few months ago. The email as you will read below is suggesting that we have sold our company to an Italian business. An extract from the email = “Given the recent situation with your current provider selling their company to an Italian provider, we …

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Web Content – Did you write it ? Duplicate Content

Duplicate Content is getting it’s serious tie on these days as many websites are falling down in respect to “Duplicate Content Copyright Infringement”. We supply web sites that our users can update, upload text and images themselves, but where are they getting the content ? Where are they getting the images from? We have been advising our clients for a number of years now to make sure they write good web content for their sites …

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Internet Register Ireland Letter – SCAM (Throw It Away)

We are letting our clients know that if they get a letter in the post today asking for the renewal of their domain in an internet directory the DELETE it, of SHRED IT, Its a German company asking you for €958 so they can put a link to your website on theirs…… Internet Register Ireland This is a copy of an email and letter that is currently being sent to owners of domain names in …

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Internet Register Ireland – SCAM

Internet Register Ireland This is a copy of an email and letter that is currently being sent to owners of domain names in Ireland. This German company is asking owners of domains to send them €958 euro to get listed on their internet directory. It is a SCAM and delete or shred it. The notice reads with the following text: ************************ Please use the enclosed reply envelope to return the form with your current details …

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