Posts tagged with ‘UPS’

Akismet and Jetpack Issues, Stop Spammers and CloudFlare Save the Day

March 19, 2013

My Web Host Penalised Me Yet Helped Speed Up My Site Introduction This site used to be hosted on Site5, in Texas.  I had a shared web host account, about the cheapest there is on Site5 though by no means the cheapest around (I’ve had experience of really cheap hosts….).  It worked alright, site management […]

Cameron Reveals the Second Totalitarian Democracy

April 4, 2012

Totalitarianism Hits Britain The End of Freedom –  Here is the News Today, dozy Brits sleepwalked into a slightly-uncomfortable oblivion.  No-one blinked. Following on from yesterday’s news that everything any of us does will be recorded, anything and everything, it’s now the end of justice as we know it and a sharp veer to the […]

Crawling Chaos Kick Scammers Ass with DMCA Infringement Bluff

December 7, 2011

DMCA Infringement by Black Box Access I’ve been busy. I posted the details of a wacky con on the Crawling Chaos website (link here). In a nutshell, it appears to operate thus: User searches for music or other media User is presented with search results, some of which point to Black Box Access User clicks […]

Weird World of Secrecy and Freedom

December 11, 2009

Introduction Yesterday’s News The use of intercept evidence in courts in England and Wales is not “legally viable”, …the Home Office has said.  This is reported on the BBC here, Using intercept evidence in court ‘not yet viable’ Security From the earliest days of the British (English) Secret Service, back in Elizabeth I’s time, all […]

Dangerous EffectiveCleanse – and Scams Too!

October 21, 2009

PreScript Advice If you think you’ve had your bank ‘cleaned out’ by any of a multitude of ‘life cleanse’ or ‘colon cleanse’ type internet scams, there is only one real remedy… Ask for a charge-back against the company through you credit card company. Your reason, when asked, is that the company has either: Not adhered […]