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Visa/MC Cuts off PornHub Due to Child Pornography

Both Visa and MasterCard cut off payment processing for TrafficJunky, the advertising arm of MindGeek, the proprietor of pornography site PornHub.  There is a pending lawsuit which claims that Visa "knowingly facilitated" MindGeek's monetization of child pornography.  Visa had asked to be removed from the suit but a California judge disagreed. Visa lent to MindGeek a much-needed tool — its payment network — with the alleg...

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Visa/MC Cuts off PornHub Due to Child Pornography

Cut Your Cloud Storage Bill by 75% with Internxt! Special Recurring Deal!

We've talked about Internxt before.  We interviewed their founder/CEO and shared a previous offer from them back in May. Now they've returned and want to share a RECURRING HALF OFF deal!  Yes, really!...

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Cut Your Cloud Storage Bill by 75% with Internxt!  Special Recurring Deal!

OVH Chops Network Promise in Half, So Customer Returns 30 Servers

We had an interesting story play out on LowEndTalk recently about OVH and their game server offering. OVH has really had a powerful offering in this space.  Because of their size and efficiency and ma...

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OVH Chops Network Promise in Half, So Customer Returns 30 Servers

DDoS Attacks are 100 Times Worse Compared to Last Year

According to a recent Kaspersky report, DDoS attacks have gotten much worse over the last 12 months. According to the report: The average duration of a DDoS attack in Q2 was about 3000 minutes (roughl...

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DDoS Attacks are 100 Times Worse Compared to Last Year

LowEndBox is on Instagram and TikTok!

A few weeks ago we asked our visitors to vote on which social media platform we should add to LowEndBox. Since we published the Poll in July, LowEndBox has added both TikTok and Instagram to our socia...

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LowEndBox is on Instagram and TikTok!

Can You Lend Apple and Meta Some Cash? They're Asking

News this week broke that both Apple and Meta are both taking out huge loans. Apple is borrowing $5.5 billion, and Meta is borrowing $10 billion.  Both are for "general corporate purposes, share repur...

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Can You Lend Apple and Meta Some Cash?  They're Asking

VirMach Teeters at the Edge

Interesting discussion on LowEndTalk over the last week about Virmach, a provider that has been sharing offers with our community for quite a while. Several users are reporting issues.  Their Looking...

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VirMach Teeters at the Edge

Crunchbits: 2TB Bandwidth for $2.42/Month in Spokane, WA!

Community provider Crunchbits posted a nice offer on LowEndTalk for some VMs in Spokane, Washington. I checked and...I think this is our first offer in Spokane!  Thank you for Crunchbits for taking us...

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Crunchbits: 2TB Bandwidth for $2.42/Month in Spokane, WA!

Don't Tell Jon I Shared This Code With You

We put a video on TikTok with a giveaway bonus code.  Naturally, as LowEndBox management surveys their enterprise from their lofty corporate jets, they want to put that code only on TikTok so later th...

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Don't Tell Jon I Shared This Code With You

BOGO Cheap Dedicated Servers?!? Whaaaaaat?!?

Community provider ReliableSite continues to bring amazing value to our community. Check out their latest thread on LowEndTalk: buy a cheap dedi server, get a second one FREE! All kinds of systems ava...

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BOGO Cheap Dedicated Servers?!?  Whaaaaaat?!?

Hosting Offers

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Crunchbits: 2TB Bandwidth for $2.42/Month in Spokane, WA!

Community provider Crunchbits posted a nice offer on LowEndTalk for some VMs in Spokane, Washington. I checked and...I think this is our first offer in Spokane!  Thank you for Crunchbits for taking us to a new geography. Offers start at $2.42/month for a 1GB system with 2TB of bandwidth, and of course larger systems are available as well. If you're interested, check out the LowEndTalk offer!

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Crunchbits: 2TB Bandwidth for $2.42/Month in Spokane, WA!

BOGO Cheap Dedicated Servers?!? Whaaaaaat?!?

Community provider ReliableSite continues to bring amazing value to our community. Check out their latest thread on LowEndTalk: buy a cheap dedi server, get a second one FREE! All kinds of systems ava...

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BOGO Cheap Dedicated Servers?!?  Whaaaaaat?!?

RackNerd - 1 GB RAM KVM VPS $14.98/Year, and more! Available in Multiple Locations

RackNerd is back with more KVM VPS offers to share with the LowEndBox community! These VPS specials are available to deploy out of Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta, San Jose, New York, and Ashburn. All plans...

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RackNerd - 1 GB RAM KVM VPS $14.98/Year, and more! Available in Multiple Locations

BulletHost: Start Your VPS Company for Less Than €70/Month! Cheap Shared and VPS Offers in Bulgaria, Too!

We last saw BulletHost most recently back on April.  Now they're back with a new logo, new colors, and new offers including some really unusual stuff. First, you've got your basic good deals: DirectAd...

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BulletHost: Start Your VPS Company for Less Than €70/Month!  Cheap Shared and VPS Offers in Bulgaria, Too!

News & Editorials

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Visa/MC Cuts off PornHub Due to Child Pornography

Both Visa and MasterCard cut off payment processing for TrafficJunky, the advertising arm of MindGeek, the proprietor of pornography site PornHub.  There is a pending lawsuit which claims that Visa "knowingly facilitated" MindGeek's monetization of child pornography.  Visa had asked to be removed from the suit but a California judge disagreed. Visa lent to MindGeek a much-needed tool — its payment network — with the alleg...

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Visa/MC Cuts off PornHub Due to Child Pornography

OVH Chops Network Promise in Half, So Customer Returns 30 Servers

We had an interesting story play out on LowEndTalk recently about OVH and their game server offering. OVH has really had a powerful offering in this space.  Because of their size and efficiency and ma...

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OVH Chops Network Promise in Half, So Customer Returns 30 Servers

DDoS Attacks are 100 Times Worse Compared to Last Year

According to a recent Kaspersky report, DDoS attacks have gotten much worse over the last 12 months. According to the report: The average duration of a DDoS attack in Q2 was about 3000 minutes (roughl...

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DDoS Attacks are 100 Times Worse Compared to Last Year

LowEndBox is on Instagram and TikTok!

A few weeks ago we asked our visitors to vote on which social media platform we should add to LowEndBox. Since we published the Poll in July, LowEndBox has added both TikTok and Instagram to our socia...

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LowEndBox is on Instagram and TikTok!

Tutorials

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What the Heck is a NAT VPS, Anyway?

Stay tuned for a post in a few hours with a fantastic NAT VPS offer! For some time, it was the norm to get an IPv4 when you rented a VM.  One VM = 1 IPv4 and life was simple. Then humans kept breeding and getting more affluent and spreading their technologies all over the place and IPv4s became scarce.  IPv6 had been invented, but was slow on the uptake.  Meanwhile, IPv4 prices were climbing, which made offering small, ch...

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What the Heck is a NAT VPS, Anyway?

How To Check ECC Memory On A Hetzner Dedicated Server

Recently we've been discussing getting started on a new VPS or dedicated server. Specific topics have included updating the operating system and configuring ssh, running a yabs benchmark, and checking...

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How To Check ECC Memory On A Hetzner Dedicated Server

Commifying Numbers in Linux: Not as Easy as it Looks

Today I had a need to process large numbers of PostgreSQL database tables and report how many rows were in each.  Once I had that information, I needed to do some additional math on this data and then...

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Commifying Numbers in Linux: Not as Easy as it Looks

How To Fix A CertBot CAA Error Blaming Your Nameservers

This post discusses how to resolve a possible Certbot error. Certbot can fail to install a Let's Encrypt certificate when the certificate is requested for a subdomain in situations where a DNS Certifi...

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How To Fix A CertBot CAA Error Blaming Your Nameservers

Interviews

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The PikaPods Interview: Super Easy Hosted Apps From People Who Care About Privacy...Plus a Darn Cute Mascot!

Today we continue our interview series with LowEndTalk member @m4nu, proprietor of PikaPods.  What are PikaPods, you ask?  A very cool service where you pick apps to host and they do all the work.  It's a neat service and cool company and I think you'll enjoy this interview.  Be sure to check out PikaPods' site to learn more about this hosting option!  Now on to the chat! Where in the world are you located? My company is...

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The PikaPods Interview: Super Easy Hosted Apps From People Who Care About Privacy...Plus a Darn Cute Mascot!

Interview with Phillip, Support Manager at Porkbun!

I moved my domains over to Porkbun a while ago.  Excited to read this!  -raindog308 Oink! Porkbun is great! Way beyond great! Unbelievably great! People will think I'm crazy, head over heels in love w...

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Interview with Phillip, Support Manager at Porkbun!

Three New Virtono Locations With 25% Lifetime Discount - Interview With Daniel Draga, VP

Wow! Virtono has been on Low End Talk since 2014! They have a lot of Low End experience! And, they'...

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Three New Virtono Locations With 25% Lifetime Discount - Interview With Daniel Draga, VP

Interview with John Lewis of SwiftModders

SwiftModders provides premium pre-made WHMCS themes and Blesta themes for web hosting providers. SwiftModders also specializes in custom WHMCS themes, Blesta themes, and WordPress development services...

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Interview with John Lewis of SwiftModders

Grapes, Cheap Dedis, and Self-Destruction: Have You Checked Out LowEndBoxTV Lately?

If you haven't checked out our YouTube channel lately, here are some things you've missed: An all-out comparison of popular note-taking apps including Obsidian, Joplin, Notion, Evernote, OneNote, and Apple Notes. Learn what being a grape means and why you don't want to be one. Learn how to send messages that self-destruct. The deal's expired now, but while it was around, you could get a fantastic cheap dedi for $19.99/mon...

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Grapes, Cheap Dedis, and Self-Destruction: Have You Checked Out LowEndBoxTV Lately?

Don't Be a Grape! Big Hosting Companies Want to Pick You!

I once knew a car dealer and he told me that there are people who will walk onto a car lot, look at the car's sticker price, and agree to pay that without any attempt to find a deal. These people are...

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Don't Be a Grape!  Big Hosting Companies Want to Pick You!

Obsidian vs. Joplin vs. Notion vs. Evernote vs. OneNote vs. Apple Notes

In this "unscripted" LowEndBoxTV episiode, @raindog308 makes an in-depth comparison of these popular personal information management tools. Learn Why he loves Notion...and cried when he had to let it...

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Obsidian vs. Joplin vs. Notion vs. Evernote vs. OneNote vs. Apple Notes

Get Bonus Entries in our iPad / 3D Printer / Amazon Echo / RackNerd VPS March Madness Giveaway!

We've got a new video up on LowEndBoxTV and inside it is a code that will give you five bonus entries in our March Madness giveaway! In case you hadn't heard, community provider RackNerd is giving awa...

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Get Bonus Entries in our iPad / 3D Printer / Amazon Echo / RackNerd VPS March Madness Giveaway!

Everything Else

Don't Tell Jon I Shared This Code With You

We put a video on TikTok with a giveaway bonus code.  Naturally, as LowEndBox management surveys their enterprise from their lofty corporate jets, they want to put that code only on TikTok so later they can run advanced quantum business analytics using comprehensive time-series hyper-regression cubic progressions on their vast LowEndCloud to... something.  Measure TikTok I guess. However, as a known menace to corporate in...

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Don't Tell Jon I Shared This Code With You

Win Amazing Prizes in RackNerd's Massive Summer Giveaway!

It's been a few months since we've done a giveaway and now community provider RackNerd has stepped up to the bat with an awesome giveaway!  How awesome?  Check these prizes! Enter for a chance to win...

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Win Amazing Prizes in RackNerd's Massive Summer Giveaway!

Comment in CloudCone's LowEndTalk Thread to Win Prizes! Plus a Cheap VPS Deal: 2GB KVM @ $29/Yr!

We haven't mentioned CloudCone since way back in 2020.  But we're mentioning them now, because they're having a birthday sale...and a giveaway! As they wrote on LowEndTalk: "Enter our crazy Birthday G...

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Comment in CloudCone's LowEndTalk Thread to Win Prizes!  Plus a Cheap VPS Deal: 2GB KVM @ $29/Yr!

Introduction to Hacker News ("HN")

Besides Low End Box and Low End Talk, one of the great joys of my days has been reading Hacker News. Anybody interested in computers and the internet will find Hacker News, always referred to as "HN,"...

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Introduction to Hacker News (

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