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Category Archives: The Sky Is Falling

Facebook’s new TOS: We have rights to everything posted here, forever. Sorry!

Well, as I’ve said in the past, you can’t expect to use free services and have any semblance of privacy. Facebook updated their Terms of Service (TOS) yesterday and slipped in a little “extra” clause which

Disappearing content in MSIE7 using AJAX

I write web applications for a living. I enjoy it immensely. Webkit-based browsers (FireFox, Mozilla, Chrome, and Safari) are a pleasure to work with – they render closely to what you design with stylesheets, their JavaScript engines perform quickly and what you’d expect, and the final rendering of sites is generally pleasing. Internet Explorer 6 […]

At first I thought Google was being hacked

Ever seen Google down? Me neither. Sure, I’ve seen the “Gmail not available” message, and “Service unavailable” once or twice, but it was only for a few seconds, really. That said, last month for about 15 minutes, it appeared that Google was down. At first I did what’s called a Domain Name lookup in DNS […]

The death of the email link

You can contact me at “kent -at- no spam marketruler dot no spam com”, and remove the term “no spam” from that address. And I kid you not, you see this on a lot of sites, even ones which

Google, Yahoo! and everyone is tracking you!

Big bad corporations everywhere are tracking your every activity online! Run for the hills!