Be careful about bunking off when you’re billing your hours to a government A now-former Raytheon systems engineer will spend the next year and a half behind bars for taking home classified US government blueprints and paperwork, against security procedures, all because he seemingly liked taking Fridays off.… …

‘Supported’ Windows Server customers cut off from their subdomains Updated  Microsoft’s Windows Server Essentials’ Remote Web Access service, which lets customers set up web access to their on-premises server through a .remotewebaccess.com subdomain, became inaccessible on Thursday after an unannounced DNS change.… …

15% of customers affected as Canadian partner promises ‘full mailbox services’ today Customers of UK2 hosted email services have been complaining of missing emails from clients, as the platform heads into a sixth day of wobbles. Problems appear to have begun on Friday for users connecting via IMAP and POP3 and were said to be due to “a service failure” at the UK company’s Canadian service partner Tucows.… …

Brit registry is the cash cow that keeps on giving. Whether it wants to or not Analysis  UK internet registry operator Nominet has decided to reform the way in which expired .uk domains are released and, to no one’s surprise, has decided that the best solution is one that will result in it receiving millions of pounds in profit.… …

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