Paul Gregg

Jack of all Tech.

Menshn stats and where they came from.

You may have noticed, if you have been following my twitter feed, that I have been posting some Menshn statistics recently. You may also be wondering how I came by these numbers.   #Menshn #MenshnStats Number of active users: 211 — Paul Gregg (@pgregg) September 8, 2012   Someone sent me a message on twitter […]

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Luke Bozier reponds. Backs up allegation with 3rd party tweets.

Follow-up to yesterday’s article when I discovered Luke Bozier was accusing me of being behind the lukebozier.com web site. Luke Bozier, co-founder of Menshn, has responded to my email from last night. Unfortunately he has not retracted his allegation against me, nor offered an apology. He has compounded the allegation by further alleging that he, […]

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Defamed by Menshn owner Luke Bozier

Today in my twitter feed, I saw this:   Hi @privateeyenews, I see you’re giving more column inches to the hacker who stole lukebozier.com – this is not news, nor is it funny. — Luke Bozier (@Bozier) September 5, 2012   Now I know that the above is a fake/parody account, but it is funny […]

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Leaving Menshn for good

I’ve decided to close my Menshn account, folks. It’s over.  After four weeks of micro-menshning and meeting great friends and colleagues (largely not on Menshn), I’m off. It’s been amazing but it never provided the community feeling it once promised. So I’ll be posting my rants on twitter and my blog instead, and I’ll be […]

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Menshn: Another password design flaw

Ok – so I forgot my password on Menshn, again, and went to reset my password. Normal email address+token thing – except I noticed another problem. Menshn emails you a link in the form: pwreset.php?e=email@address.com&c=8chartoken At least they are not emailing plain text passwords again. But, I noticed that the token link can be used […]

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Menshn DNS is a (technical thingy).

So Menshn changed their DNS and stopped their site working for a number of users. Users pointed it out and Menshn did what Menshn does and blamed everyone else but themselves. I call it the Apple Defence. Or #You’reHoldingItWrong. What Louise probably doesn’t know is that whoever is advising her*, plainly doesn’t know the first, […]

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Luke Bozier of Menshn has form on Copyright Infringement

3rd in my series of articles about Menshn. So, today (or last night), Luke Bozier blocked me on twitter. Seems like a pointless act since anyone not logged into twitter can read all his posts anyway.  However, it did cause me to google his name and I came up with two personal web sites of […]

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Menshn does not censor, Allegedly.

Officially: However, my messages on menshn.com do not appear to be visible to others. Compare this screenshot of the same “menshnabout” topic/room. On the left is Firefox – not logged in. On the right is Chrome – my account logged in. My message is only visible to me when logged in. And, I checked…. Private […]

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Menshn and another security issue

Menshn password database design flaw.

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