Archive for the 'Blogging' Category

Freenet 0.5 News: Build 5110 soon to be released

I have heard it said several times over the last few years that Freenet 0.5, known as Freenet Classic Opennet, is dead. This is untrue. As a matter of fact, freenet 0.5 is once again being developed.  I have started learning Java programming specifically so that I can contribute a much needed new update of […]

Freenet Downloads Updated

I have updated the freenet install archives on my freenet page. This update included two things. 1, I updated the default bookmarks so that they now point to the current editions 2, I replaced the seednodes.ref file in each archive with a current one I’m planning to do more updates on this page soon. [tags]freenet, […]

It’s Upgrade Season Again

Once again it’s time to do a round of upgrades to my WordPress installations, this time bringing them up to date with WordPress 2.9.2 and updating the plugins as well.  Why would I wait so long after 2.9.2 was released to bother upgrading to it? Because frankly I’ve been burned more than once by jumping […]

Canadian Supreme Court Case May Destroy Internet

I just read an article on montrealgazette.com that left me shaking my head in utter disbelief at the sheer stupidity of the situation. It seems that a Vancouver businessman, Wayne Crookes, claims that writer Jon Newton defamed him by linking to reputation-smearing articles in a 2006 post about free speech on his website, www.p2pnet.net. Essentially […]

Killing Dofollow Comments Worked!

Last month I wrote that I’m Done With Dofollow Comments, explaining that I believed that this blog was being penalized because so many of the urls in those dofollow comments were pointing to what search engines in general and Google in particular refer to as “bad neighborhoods” and that I was going to disable the […]