Category Archives: abuse

Vacation Tasks

So, I’m taking vacation this week and next. Here’s a (partial) list of tasks that are left to do: Visit BC for NANOG 55 Work with Threshold Communications to verify interop is working as well as it seems to be … Continue reading

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NIST::NVD CWE development – follow along

I’m in the process of getting the tests passing for the 0.03 release of NIST::NVD::Store::SQLite3 wherein our hero imports the CWE data and cross-indexes it with CVEs and CPEs. Follow along and suggest some patches. I’m developing on Debian Wheezy, … Continue reading

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SOPA response from Representative Rick Larsen, WA 2nd District

Below is an email I received from Representative Rick Larsen‘s office. I don’t recall ever having identifying myself as PVT Adams-Collier in any communications with his office, though I could have done so at some point. Maybe. I also don’t … Continue reading

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I was going to write an opinion article….

But then I thought better of the idea. Anyone who still takes bn seriously after the recent terrorist actions is likely not going to be swayed by facts, proof of their hypocrisy, their total lack of participation in the community … Continue reading

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Is Boycott Novell interested in fixing the problem?

Roy, Would you like to work with me to fix the US patent system? I sure would like it if you’d stop saying mean things about the most active and effective Free Software developers I know. If we have to … Continue reading

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boycottnovell.com not interested in solving problems

But don’t take my word for it. The folks on their IRC channel have put it pretty plainly themselves. They’re not interested in offering solutions to problems, they instead seem interested in bemoaning their lot in life for fun and … Continue reading

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Back online…

Sorry for the outage, folks. We’re back up now. This time with a firewall. Ain’t that fun? Someone broke in to the machine in February and was using the un-throttled bandwidth to spam the world. I’ve added a throttle and … Continue reading

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ad blocking

add “*click*” to your adblock filter list. You’ll be happier. Really. spammers suck.

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Oh noes! Guitar Hero is trying to get me!

So. One of my policies has been “don’t knock it ’till you’ve tried it.” I made an exception to this rule and privately knocked Guitar Hero. I want to apologize now for this misdeed. Maybe if I apologize, the ads … Continue reading

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DNS changes

I’m working on the family’s servers over vacation. I’m moving a bunch of the bandwidth-consuming bits off of the server on the T1. One of the services I’m moving to its own VM is bind9. I figure it should live … Continue reading

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