Archive for the ‘Internet’ category

Trying Richard Stallman’s Facebook Recommendations – Part One

September 6, 2019

Reasons not to be used by Facebook Reading The Register this morning I found that Stallman has recently spoken at Microsoft, hell froze over for a time obviously.  Stallman has his own website which has a very interesting…. What’s bad about: Airbnb | Amazon | Amtrak | Ancestry | Apple | Discord | Ebooks | […]

Remove Flash from Windows 10

November 13, 2017

Flash is Bad Yep.  It’s a security risk, is being constantly “fixed”, but more importantly is being dropped in all good browsers very soon.  It’s already been dumped by the Chrome browser and with any decent website worth it’s salt moving off Flash to the HTML5 way of doing things there’s no reason to have […]

Updating Sites to Newer Technologies

September 1, 2017

Website Updates For some time now websites that I run have been running WordPress.  I’ve been using it since version 1.2 I think, so quite a lot has happened in this time.  It is currently at v.4.8.1 Themes Initially, themes had the appearance of user guidelines that had evolved for (say) the first decade of […]

Pacific Webworks Goes Quietly

May 26, 2016

Pacific Webworks Sold Oh how the mighty have fallen. http://bankruptcompanynews.com/pacific-webworks-04-22-16/ The U.S. Bankruptcy Court approved Pacific WebWorks motion authorizing the sale of Debtor’s intellipay subsidiary free and clear of liens, claims, encumbrances and interests. The order states, “The Debtor conducted an auction consistent with the procedures described in the Motion on April 20, 2016 at […]

(Karmic) Retribution on Pacific Webworks?

February 26, 2016

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy on Internet “Business”, Pacific Webworks. Following several knock-downs by disgruntled, ripped-off individuals and hefty wallops from Google, it appears that running legal is difficult for Utah based business Pacific Webworks (PWW) ….  They’ve just filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  Announcement here. This allows them to stay in business and re-organise their debts… […]