Company Reviews

In this new section, we will be reviewing from time to time hosting companies, domain registrars, VPS, dedicated servers and colocation providers in China. If you are one of such companies, please contact us for a free review.

Alibaba acquires Hichina, the company most known for its B2B site but also and, has acquired 85% of Hichina, one of the top domain registrars and web hosting providers in mainland China. For more details please check the following link:

Auditing of Chinese domain names

Starting December 14th, the CNNIC, the organism in charge of the administration of the dot cn registry, will be “auditing” all new dot cn registrations. Basically, upon registration, dot cn applicants will need to transmit through their registrar the following: -A detailed application form with information on the domain owner, hosting company etc. The application should have the company seal on it. -A copy of the business license of applicant -A copy of the ID card/passport of applicant. Indeed, one of the changes in the new regulations is that now only companies can register new dot cn domain names. The…

Crackdown on the Internet in China

Since the following of this month there has been an increased pressure over the internet and web hosting in mainland China. There are two main aspects on the crackdown: 1-Web sites with illegal contents, i.e. adult contents/porn, political related, drugs and other subjects that are prohibited in China. Online forums and blogs are being shut down as well as scores of websites for mobile phones. 2-Websites operating without an ICP license. Sites hosted in China need to apply for an ICP license, now the authorities are enforcing that rule and shutting down sites or whole servers when found without the…

My China Hosting Blog Launched

At this eve of Christmas 2009 we are happy to launch My China Hosting Blog. Our objective through this blog is to give knowledgeable updates on the web hosting industry in China, changes in regulations (which happen quite often in China!), but also interesting hosting offers from China hosting providers that could be of interest of our visitors. Make sure to subscribe to be kept updated when new articles are posted!

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