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Textdrive Sold

It looks like Textdrive has been sold to Joyent. (Look at the footer.) Hosting 2.0? 😉 Here’s the press release and forum post.

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I agree – I was a TextDrive subscriber for a while, but the support tended to be dreadfully sarcastic at times, the server setup honestly wasn’t that great and I couldn’t get on with the way it removed www. from domains by default. I left in the end for Bytemark, a host here in the UK.

I’ve been pretty happy with TextDrive myself. My problems including massive comment spam attakcs have been dealt with pretty effectively

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