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 band together […]

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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 "You […]

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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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