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Perens Starts OpenSourceParking.com

“OpenSourceParking.com is a domain parking service that helps
Free Software and Open Source. Domain parking provides a
place-holder web page for an undeveloped domain name…

“Microsoft has been paying the large domain resellers to move
their ‘parked’ sites to IIS on Microsoft Server. Moving the parked
customers of a single large reseller, GoDaddy.com, caused a shift
of 4.5 Million domain names, or 5% of total server share from
Apache to Microsoft IIS in the Netcraft report. This is an
‘appearance’ change only, because the sites involved have no
content. But managers believe figures like those in the Netcraft
report, and act on them. It’s time for the Free Software/Open
Source community to fight back…”

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