Paul Gregg

Jack of all Tech.

Archive for July, 2006

Do you live in NI and can not yet get broadband?

If so, I want to hear from you. I believe that the DETI NI has fudged the contract with BT and let them away with making up the figures for the rest of broadband by allowing Satellite technology.  I believe this is against both the spirit and the letter of the contract. We need to […]

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thetopsites.net stealing PageRank

In my earlier post today I mentioned the site thetopsites.net.  They are offering a snippet of code to display your (Google) PageRank on your webpage. All very well until you look at the code provided: Code: <a href="http://pagerank.thetopsites.net/" title="Free PageRank Meter for www.mysite.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pagerank.thetopsites.net/r.php?url=www.mysite.com" border="0" alt="Free PageRank Meter for www.mysite.com" /></a> and the warning […]

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BWDOW.COM referrer link spammer

I’ve noticed a small number of referrers claiming a link came from http://www.bwdow.com/newsites.php?category=newsites however if you go there you won’t find any link to your page.  I put it down to yet another referral link spammer.  Usually I just add the ip (or ip range) to my firewall and be done with it – but […]

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