Internet in Numbers 2020

Posted on October 16th, 2020 by WebSitePulse in Industry News, Statistics

Global Internet Statistics in 2020

“The Internet (or Internet) is the global system of interconnected computer networks that uses the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to communicate between networks and devices. It is a network of networks that consists of private, public, academic, business, and government networks of local to global scope, linked by a broad array of electronic, wireless, and optical networking technologies. The internet carries a vast range of information resources and services, such as the inter-linked hypertext documents and applications of the World Wide Web (WWW), electronic mail, telephony, and file sharing.”Wikipedia.

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HTTPS sites using TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 are to be blocked by browsers by the end of the March 2020

Posted on March 17th, 2020 by Damien Jordan in Industry News

TLS 1.0 / 1.1

The end of TLS v1.0 and v1.1 is near – the most popular browsers will either display a warning message when you visit a TLS 1.0/1.1 site or require user intervention and confirmation to connect to the website.

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Why do you need a SSL Certificate

Posted on April 4th, 2018 by Damien Jordan in Monitoring, Industry News, Guides

SSL Certificate

What is an SSL Certificate?

First of all, what is SSL? It is short for Secure Sockets Layer. In simple words and without getting into too many technical details, adding an SSL certificate makes the connection more secure and much safer when you browse, buy, and communicate online.

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Net Neutrality Explained

Posted on February 6th, 2018 by Damien Jordan in Industry News

Fight for net neutrality

The web has always been a place where freedom of speech, freedom of choice, and freedom to control your online experience have been the main structural pillars that define the Internet as we know it. However, all these main pillars have been in jeopardy since the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) killed net neutrality on Dec 14, 2017, in a 3-2 vote, thus putting away the just two-year-old net neutrality rules, which prevented ISPs (Internet Service Providers) from blocking and throttling traffic, as well as speeding up websites and content they have been paid for. Basically, the FCC wants to change the way the Internet has always worked.

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Is WHOIS going to die in May 2018?

Posted on August 28th, 2017 by Damien Jordan in Industry News

WHOIS result

Is the end of WHOIS near?

May 25, 2018, marks the day when the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will officially go into full effect. The consequences and impact this new privacy regulation will have on the way companies, businesses and industries handle personal data in the EU is quite pronounced. This also includes the domain industry.

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