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Potential malvertizement featuring the Disney movie “Bolt”

January 14th 2009

  Adopstools results: http://www.adopstools.net/index.asp?page=quicklink&id=YNgNHCUFU1pAgA94

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Advertising in RSS feeds

January 14th 2009

I really don’t like advertising in my RSS feeds – especially silly advertisements like this one:  The screenshot above is of Robert Scoble’s RSS feed.  I have to say, in all honesty, that such advertising simply lowers the perceived tone and quality of a blog.  And, its all downhill from there – clicking on the […]

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Directi Internet Solutions strikes again

January 12th 2009

I ask you – just how obvious does the impersonation of a legitimate company have to be before Directi notices and stops a site from going live *before* it can do harm??? quigley-simpson.net Registrar: DIRECTI INTERNET SOLUTIONS Created 17 December 2008 NS1.EVERYDNS.NET NS2.EVERYDNS.NET NS3.EVERYDNS.NET NS4.EVERYDNS.NET IP: 94.247.3.17 – Latvia, Zlkon Website redirects visitors to the […]

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Broken blog comments

January 6th 2009

I thought things were a bit quiet around here… The “submit” button for comments was broken so I’ve had to change the style theme for this blog.  The change has fixed the “submit” button, but broke the Lijit widget, so that had to go (which is a pity, because the blog “search” ability seems to […]

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ALERT: traffichunter.net and traffichunters.net – spot the similarities to Olympic Media

January 4th 2009

I think it is fair to say that all content from traffichunter.net and traffichunters.net should be treated with extreme caution. First of all, I received an email warning me that there are remarkable similarities between the Olympic Media web site and the Traffic Hunter(s) web site (and we already know that Olympic Media has been […]

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Whois Data Problem Reporting System

January 3rd 2009

ICANN has a web page which can be used to report domains with inaccurate (or blatantly false) WHOIS information. http://wdprs.internic.net/ Enjoy.

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