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Scams

ATTENTION THE OWNER OF THIS EMAIL ID – SPAMSCAM!

Scanning through y spam folder, as you do, and spotted this gem. I dont have an earlier email from the guy, perhaps there wasnt one – but the format of this 419 email scam is a bit different and I wanted to share it with you. from: Angelo Pietrobelli mmjanee1@gmail.comreply-to: Angelo Pietrobelli mrpatrickcollins@torzsasztal.hu This is […]

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Golden Nuggets of Wisdom

Why the EU “Link Tax” is an absolute load of sh!t.

You may or may not have heard, about the EUCD, European Union Copyright Directive – or Article 13 as it is being referred to. Well, its a load of documents wrote by old people who think the internet is evil, and it seems at NO POINT have they spoken to anyone that actually makes bits […]

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Scams

Maison Bianco – Stuart Paskin Latest Scam Site!

Well, well, well. I got an email from a group of friends that I have formed, who have all been scammed by the infamous Stuart Paskin. The email was telling me about his latest incarnation of website, www.MaisonBianco.com.  It basically means the white house – wonder where that name came from? :/ NOTE: To anyone unfamiliar with this […]

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Scams

Apple iTunes Hulu Plus Email Scam!

A customer recently forwarded this to me in a bit of a panic, he uses iTunes and this email really stopped him in his tracks… here is how it looks; I am not an Apple user, so to me this looks as legit as I would expect. The “To Cancel Transaction…” bit looks a bit […]

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Golden Nuggets of Wisdom

Your online footprint

This post is going to probably be quite contradictory, as I have posted online about my life for the last 15 years, but ya know… Be careful what you post online. I know that’s an obvious statement really, but I am blown away daily at how blind some people seem to be in regards to […]

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News

WHOIS GDPR – What is going off?

Urgh. Another GDPR post I hear you cry? Well this one is specifically about WHOIS information changes since GDPR came into force. (Note: If you’re unsure what GDPR is then go here) So in a nutshell, GDPR has been brought in to protect an individual’s right to data privacy. No longer can we be auto […]

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Scams

Email Phishing Scam – uk-c.co – Very sneaky!

Despite me going back to normal style blogging, I can’t help still being interested in attempted internet scams. A customer at work has asked me for help as they spotted a phishing scam that used their domain name, and upon closer inspection I spotted something I had not seen before. Perhaps this scammers undoing! I […]

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Rhymes Weblog

The Tim Westwood Challenge

Ok, so since re-hosting the Original Tim Westwood Soundboard, we’ve been on  a bit of a Westwood ting! DJB found every westwood album ever, hosted on his very own soundcloud (what a legend!) so we have started from the top and are working our way through every single Tim Westwood album since 2001. Heavy hit, […]

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Weblog

I’ll probably regret this…

I had an hour or so to burn last night and I was on my laptop sorting some crypto stuff and tidying up my local backed up files, when I found a page that I had saved from the Wayback machine, it was a page of blogs from 2006 that I posted on here, but […]

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Golden Nuggets of Wisdom

The Original Tim Westwood Soundboard BBC Radio 1

Tim Westwood Soundboard We used to use this Tim Westwood Soundboard all the time, when we won a contract, when we made a website live… then one day, it vanished?! I scoured the internet and found a wonderful human who had made a command line Tim Westwood soundboard – very cool. Anyway, he had used […]