It is announced today that the blog is moving from old address (chedet.com) to a new address (chedet.cc). No explanation was given.
It is strange because;
1/ .com name would be preferable over any other dots normally, so moving from .com to .cc is something abnormal
2/ the new address (.cc) would then redirect to .co.cc site, and again, we are seing the blog is not made as a default root folder, hence the new address being http://www.chedet.co.cc/chedetblog/. This is just not an ideal setting.
3/ I do not know whether there were ads blocks on the old blog address before, but I just notice a few ads blocks on the latest one. Strange, someone as high profile as Mahathir would resort putting ads on his blog. Even though this is practical to cover bandwidth cost, it may affect viewers’ perception on the blogger.
I could only figure out one reason behind this move, they are moving the hosting to a cheaper one, since it could have been a issue on bandwidth and cost on the previous hosting. It is widely known that his blog receving a lot of viewers everyday, thus bandwidth could be an issue.
But then, even if they are moving to the new host due to bandwidth issue, actually it could be done without changing the blog address. You can just move the address to the new hoster. So, all of all, this is strange.