The “turing number” guard on easywhois broke in a recent library upgrade. It has been temporarily disabled until the problem is rectified.
We’ve just moved the blog from a hosted service to the serendipity platform. While there are advantages on both sides of the coin (hosted blogs vs. run-your-own) it looks like serendipity has some features we were looking for: individual RSS feeds for each category various exporting options including RSS, XML and Atom Search Engine Friendly … [Read more]
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 … [Read more]
It’ll be interesting to see what comes of the domain name dispute debate which took place in the House of Commons over same-sex marriage opponents who registered MP’s names as domains and setup websites on them to drum up support for their cause. As Michael Geist comments, the actions are nebulous and under the current … [Read more]
Yesterday Industry Canada’s Anti-Spam Task Force delivered its report. Included therein was a group of industry best practices assembled by the Working Group on Network Technology sub-group which I was priviledged to take part in. This analysis is posted on CircleId while Michael Giest, who was on the Task Force and chaired the Legal Issues … [Read more]