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On May 25, 2018, the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will come into force. It will govern data collection and storage practices throughout the European Union. According to the principle of “lex loci solutionis” (literally: “the law of the place of performance”), Swiss website operators who process personal data may also be subject […]

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For many people, .ch is more than just a domain name. In our ever more digital world, a .ch address often brings with it a sense of home. The domain represents Swissness, with all the quality, neutrality and security that implies – no wonder .ch is so popular! But until now, despite all these positive […]

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“Everything was easier back then” – it’s a sentiment we all hear from time to time. When it comes to websites, this is perfectly true. After all, websites in the 1990s were downright spartan in their approach to web design. And there was little emphasis on aesthetics, what with the prevalence of flashing GIFs. This […]

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At the end of September last year, we set a milestone in the quest for ensuring a secure internet with FreeSSL. To date, no other web hosting provider had offered its customers free encryption of data sent between the website and web browser with domain-validated, dedicated certificates. A few weeks later, another provider, Let’s Encrypt, […]

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From next Monday, restrictions on names that can be registered as a .swiss domain will finally be lifted. In addition, associations and foundations that are not registered with the Swiss Commercial Register may also apply for .swiss domains. Unfortunately, individuals are still excluded from applying. The new domain ending, .swiss, was launched last fall to […]