Tom's been having issues with his BlueFace VOIP .... Over the past two years umpteen people have suggested that we switch our office over to it - I'm glad we haven't! Damien's been getting abuse from defendants of spammers.. Charming! Enn have been having serious issues over the last while.. It looks like the 3rd party adserver they're using is too slow and is stopping the rest … [Read more...] about Random Sightings
Archives for August 2006
Just thought I'd let my blog readers know. After testing it for the last few weeks we've now made Ruby on Rails hosting available on all our linux hosting plans. Yet another first for Blacknight :) … [Read more...] about Ruby On Rails Hosting In Ireland!
Tired of getting phishing emails "from" Bank of Ireland? Not to fear - the phishers have moved onto a new target - Permanent TSB. As happens so often the email itself is grammatically incorrect: Dear Valued Customer, Financial institutions around the world have always been subject to attempts by criminals to try and defraud money from them and their customers. These attempts … [Read more...] about Permanent TSB Phished
I've mentioned my dislike of reciprocal link / seo spammers more than once in the past. I still get them... I've now decided to adopt a new approach. I won't submit them to a URIBL or Spamcop. I'll simply send them my link to text link ads offering them the opportunity to advertise on the site(s) in question. I doubt if I'll see any take up though :) … [Read more...] about How to deal with SEO spammers
I like Amazon's emails. They're usually nice and targetted and tell me about new products that I may be interested in buying. If I don't want to get them I can simply optout. So Amazon recently launched their Grocery Store on the .com site (I presume there'll be flavors (sic) for their other shopfronts at some point in the future).. and they've been pushing it hard ever … [Read more...] about When email marketing frustrates you …..