[nSLUG] Domain / web host in Eastern Canada?

crackers crackers at lasthop.ca
Sun Jan 27 13:10:53 AST 2008


Not to mention the bandwidth charges in Canada are pretty steep and the
amount a hoster usually provides is pretty limited compared to the US.


On Jan 27, 2008 12:45 PM, Ian Campbell <ian at slu.ms> wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 27, 2008 at 12:33:29PM -0400, crackers wrote:
> > You'll pay an arm and a leg for something like that in eastern canada.
> > Possibly two arms and legs. I searched for similar before as well and
> ended
> > up with a dedicated in the US as nothing in canada compared.
>
> I second this. I'd go even further, that you'll pay an arm and a leg
> for something like that in most of Canada. There seems to be a huge
> disconnect between providers and reality as you cross the border. Some
> people just haven't gotten the memo that it's not 1996 anymore.
>
> When I read that article on Slashdot a couple days ago about hosting
> for people concerned with privacy I immediately thought of Canadian
> hosting and took a look out of curiosity. I found nothing even
> comparatively priced, everything was somewhere from 1/3 to 3 times as
> expensive.
>
> Jon is right though, from your list of requirements, you seem well
> into dedicated host land, or at least VPS.
>
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