Why you shouldn't blog on Windows Live Spaces

, posted: 2-Sep-2006 11:31

Number one reason: Microsoft's cack-handed censorship of your thoughts. So I can't use the word "porn" on what is allegedly the world's biggest blogging service? Or is it perhaps "feminist" that Windows Live Spaces thinks is "prohibited l (read the entire post)...



Feminist sympathisers redirect porn director's site?

, posted: 2-Sep-2006 09:32

Websurfers wanting to ogle Norwegian pornographer Thomas "Rocco" Hansen's pornidol.no site are currently being redirected to the site of feminist organisation Ottar, also in Norway, reports in Propaganda and Computerworld say (both pages in Norwe (read the entire post)...



Jericho/Smartmailpro responds

, posted: 1-Sep-2006 11:08

Following my post about being spammed by Mercury Subs and Smartmailpro, despite an earlier complaint that elicited no response, Jeff Mann, the MD of Jericho Ltd replied.

Unfortunately, Jeff sent out an email to various parties stating tha (read the entire post)...



Taser teaser with numb chucks

, posted: 1-Sep-2006 10:28

Cracker, or Damian Christie which is, I believe, his non-honkified real name, has posted a hilarious recording of a person posing as him, making a phone enquiry about buying tasers.

Tasers are all the rage at the moment in New Zealand and (read the entire post)...



Moronic mailing list spammer of the week

, posted: 31-Aug-2006 20:59


Elizabeth Sherry
Hi,

My name is Liz and I am an Internet Advertising Coordinator for a marketing company located in California.

We are engaged in an advertising campaign for our clients, and found your site, ht (read the entire post)...



Telstra buys Chinese SouFun real estate website for A$342 million

, posted: 31-Aug-2006 17:12

Australia's telco incumbent today called an urgent media conference to announce that it has purchased 51 per cent of the Chinese property website SouFun for A$342 million. It is also at the same time selling Australian Administration Services (AA (read the entire post)...



Amazon puts up Windows Vista pre-order pricing

, posted: 31-Aug-2006 15:01

Windows Vista, which Microsoft has been straining to release for so many years now, but which appeared to be stuck sideways, really does seem to be coming out soon. The first Release Candidate, out soon, may be the only one in fact.

I noti (read the entire post)...



Taito Philip Field out of Parliament for now - Video

, posted: 31-Aug-2006 12:00

Looks like Philip Field isn't the Teflon Taito after all: news is in that he's been placed on leave from Parliament while Police investigate allegations of bribery against the Labour MP.

The ongoing saga of Field looked like it mig (read the entire post)...



Kiwi spammers: Smartmailpro and Mercury Subs

, posted: 31-Aug-2006 11:37

Despite complaining about unsolicited email from Mercury Subs in April this year, I got another spam to my IDG address. Mercury Subs' dirty address list doesn't even have the right first names, as you can see:



Full mess (read the entire post)...



Bergen kills Linux migration plans

, posted: 30-Aug-2006 09:23

Bergen Council in Norway made headlines in 2004 when it announced that it would rip out HP/UX servers and Microsoft Windows desktops in favour of Novell/SuSE Linux. It was meant to be one of the largest Linux migration projects in Europe, with over 5 (read the entire post)...





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