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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#609 Web host 123-reg deletes sites in clean-up error
The company, which hosts 1.7m sites in the UK, said an error made during maintenance "effectively deleted" what was on some of its servers.

"We can conclude that the issues faced have resulted in some data loss for some customers," the firm admitted.

It has started a "recovery process", but said customers with their own data backup to rebuild their own websites.

The web host, which has 800,000 customers in the UK, would not say how many websites had been deleted but said it was a "small proportion".
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