was founded by Mike Ireton, a computer engineer with over
22 years of experience in systems programming, network engineering,
security, and high speed telecommunications. Mr. Ireton came
to Willits first in 1999 and fell in love with the local community
and it's exceptionally high quality of life, something that
was sorely lacking in the bay area where he lived. In 2002
he relocated here, and seeing the need for a quality broadband
service, founded TieDye Networks (the predecessor to WillitsOnline.Com).
use Linux and other free software everywhere in our operation
to reduce costs, and to increase the stabillity and peformance
of our systems.
obey a strict code of ethics in the operation of our business
and obey the Internet's community standards. In particular,
we are responsive to reports of network abuse, spam/uce,
or any other operational issues that adversely affect our
or other site's internet connectivity or services.
business goals are a natural compliment to our personal goals
of empowering our local community. We welcome opportunities
to contribute our time and our talents wherever we can.