Grab my latest userContent.css to pick up the current state of the art in ad blocking. Installation directions here. Also with the directions is some new information on how to block Flash advertisements. Clean up your web surfing the easy way!
Now you can block ads in your email as well. If you are using the Thunderbird email client, simply follow my instructions here to get rid of pesky ads in your email.
Looking for a good Oldies internet music station?
Capital Radio is way out in front of the rest.
You can find them in the 70's/80's section of your iTunes Radio listings,
or you can go to their website and click on the
The station plays 50's through 80's. The best aspect (aside from being commercial free) is that the playlist stresses the songs that aren't played by those other oldies stations. You are much more likely to hear Elvis's Guitar Man than Heartbreak Hotel.
I have no financial interest in Capital Radio, just sharing the love for my favorite station.
California Attorney General Bill Lockyer has
written a letter meant to
put the heat on the P2P providers. Or has he? In the metadata of the email a
is present as an author.
Vans Stevenson is the Senior VP for state legislative affairs for the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). The MPAA denies writing the letter.
Check out these stories (New
York Times, Guardian
Unlimited) on how Amazon accidentally revealed the real identities
of book review authors in the Amazon store. It's an amusing
example of the privacy risks and the spoofing risks of anonymous
commentary on the net.
Check out these recent entries in my Apache log files:
22.214.171.124 - - [18/Nov/2003:00:30:21 -0800] "GET / HTTP/1.0" 200 7555 "http://www.kwlablog.com/" "MSIE 6.0"
126.96.36.199 - - [18/Nov/2003:18:50:45 -0800] "GET / HTTP/1.0" 200 7555 "http://www.jennifersblog.com/" "MSIE 6.0"
I've found some blog entries on the referrer spamming I mention in the previous
post. You can find some good discussion at
net warriors.org blog.
Check out these blog entries in particular: More Referrer Spamming, Referrer SPAM updates, Referrer Spamming, wrap up.