Direct Admin v cPanel

Like most, I recently heard that cPanel has announced substantial price hikes. Many out there are now contemplating Direct Admin as an alternative. I have been running Direct Admin for the last two years and can give a little bit of insight into it. Going back to the beginning, I was a cPanel user up until 2017. I changed to Direct Admin because I ...

24 hours in and .uk Trademark brown stuff hits fan?

Well, it's been less than 24 hours, and the brown stuff of .uk is already hitting the trademark fan. At least one name has already been placed into a suspended status. Barclaysmoney.uk now has the title of being one of the first to be immediately suspended. Something tells me that more are on their way. Now did Barclays complain? Did Nom do that th...

.uk rights and fake tags

I've not been following the .uk launch all that closely, I know there is a little bit of upset at the launch process. It is something I'm not getting involved in, and I didn't even sign the recent petition against the release process. What I did notice though, is that people are making a point out of new tags appearing. It is a fair point that if t...

Adsense Secretly Defrauded Us Every Month

This is a heads up for those of you that run make a bit extra by hosting Adsense adverts and how they are defrauding publishers.  The background of our gripe is this. Every day we see how much we have earned through people clicking on adverts that we host on behalf of Google.  Everything seems ok and we get paid at the end of the following month. I...

Acorn Domains Censors Nominet Domain Catching Flaw

Why does Acorn Domains delete interesting threads that protect certain members and their own interests? Like the one, they just deleted yesterday that revealed a significant flaw in Nominet's drop catching system? The Nominet DAC Flaw. That is what happened yesterday. Someone revealed the domain catching flaw and like a flick of a light switch, Aco...

Domainers Losing Their Credibility On Revoke Brexit Petition

I'm watching people who I once respected in this industry lose their credibility by referring to the revoke Article 50 Brexit petition which is on the Governments website.  We are in an industry where the power of bots is well known, it is what powers the drop catching world. All of a sudden once credible individuals (one especially) are disregardi...

Baffling Logic of Government's Porn Pass

Our MPs are beyond ridicule sometimes, but no matter low they go, they can always go lower. This time their stupidity on the Porn pass idea is making a mockery of Parliament. From next month, they have come up with the brightest of ideas. To view porn sites, you will need to purchase a Government porn license. Sometimes you just have to laugh out l...

Our Biggest Finance Brand - QuickLoans.co.uk

We first started the site back in 2009, since the Quick Loans has turned into a significant brand in finance. When the OFT handed over responsibility for Financial Regulation to the FCA. We decided to love the brand into its own company. The site has handled applications for over £1.02 Billion pounds in the last 10 years.  Although the brand n...

Yellow Vests and .uk

I noticed something a touch odd last week. The yellow vest protests have of course spread throughout France, and recently into Belgium. It was likely that the domain names in the UK would be registered either by those wanting to sell yellow vests or those wanting to co-ordinate similar troubles over here. The domain name YellowVests.uk was register...

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I have leased out just about all of our domains

I am pleased to have just completed a deal that has seen me lease out all of our domain names and active websites for a period of three years. The deal which was completed a few weeks ago let's me focus on just one project going forward.  I've been wanting to do this for sometime and having a number of web projects all ongoing at the same time but ...

GreyWing Buys Avoid.com For $117,500

We are pleased to report that last month we managed to secure the domain name Avoid.com for the price of $117,500 from Nametra who is based in the US. The name was one that I (Graeme Wingate) had been trying to get hold of for sometime but circumstances never allowed for us to meet on price with Andrew over at Nametra. In the last month or two we f...

Run - The DCMS are here to help - Bots to be made illegal

The Department For Comedy is back again, one week the DCMS are trying to ban porn, the next they are banning drop catching software. I dowonder if the next law that comes out of there will be to ban the rain. Anyway, this time it however it may have real fallout for domainers. This Department for Culture, Media and Sport has no real work to do, so ...

NoCreditCheckLoans.co.uk Has Just Been Launched

GreyWing is happy to show off our new site that caters for those who want to obtain finance without having to go through Credit Checks. We all know that finance is becoming more difficult to get for some people in our economy. This is often due to previous financial problems, problems they may now have recovered from and learnt from but still unfor...

New EU Proposal May Mean Powers Of A Foreign EU Country To Suspend Your Domain Name

This one seemed to slip out unnoticed last week or two, except for a few techies who flagged it up as being massively important. Scratch that, it's bloody horrifying. The EU is making a power grab for the control of the internet, by suspending, or blocking traffic to and from some domain names. It's not often techies get a bit panicked, this one se...

Bias BBC At It Again With Debate Packed With Pro EU Guests

The BBC just can't stop with its pro EU propaganda, this time they held a debate packed with Pro EU guests in an attempt to show that the majority and mainstream want to stay in the EU. Add to that, the host Victoria Derbyshire being blatantly biased in her views and treatment of Brexit speakers - constantly interrupting them - and we have all the ...

Just Acquired Agreed.uk

We've managed to purchase the domain name Agreed.uk at auction. Although the name does not come with its little .co.uk brother, we are happy to add it to our future development pile.  GreyWing is still of the opinion that the future is very much in the .uk domain name, we still expect to see a reduction in the number of sites using .co.uk as their ...

We’ve just launched ReLoan

GreyWing is pleased to be linked with a new type of lending site, we call it ReLoan. It is a bit different from other lending sites out there because it clearly is a win win for borrowers and lenders. We decided to use the new .uk platform for the site rather than stick it on the .co.uk like we would have a few years ago. As we have always said, .u...

Nominet Need The Powers To Suspend Domains - The EU Does Not

I wanted to add my own little 2p to the debate about Nominet suspending domain names without a Court Order. The debate seems to have seen Nominet take a fair bit of stick for this, but I don’t think it is fair and I want to give some real examples of why I think they are right. Some of the businesses I am involved in are in the lending sector; I ow...

Abuse or Complaints

Abuse If you have an issue with any domain name that is registered on the GreyWing tag, we ask that in the first instance you attempt to contact the owner of the domain name. Details of the owner can sometimes be found on the domain's website. You may also wish to try to find the owner by searching the whois database that Nominet provide. If these ...