The MyPrivacy.ca whois-record-spamguard system has been upgraded to new hardware and now supports personalized whitelists. This means individual users can add their own whitelists, either email based or hostname based, which opens myprivacy.ca up to much more flexibility beyond protecting your whois records. An myprivacy.ca accounts are still free.
One hears many complaints about Technorati’s blog search engine, that all it does it return “useless” blogspam search results. Is this a sign of a “bad” search engine or is it indicative of a deeper problem within the blogosphere itself, that it’s riddled with blogspam and automatically generated scraper sites? (Blogger is particularly bad because […]
I didn’t bother mentioning the new PHP XML-RPC vulnerability to somebody yesterday, assuming they already knew. Alas, they got burned by it so I’m making it a point to mention these things in a widespread generic sense from now on. As such: if you are running PHP content management systems like blogs, postnuke or anything […]