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Monday, August 31, 2009

Computer Rebuild = Delayed Publication

My computer had to be completely reinstalled. I have all of my data, but as a result of the rebuild I'm going to take a few extra days to publish the magazine for September.

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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

For Webmasters: "My IP Neighbors"

Okay, this has nothing to do with writing, but it has something to do with hosting an online 'zine (or online anything else, for that matter).

A while back I had to write to AT&T to get them to allow my email to go through to att.com (or was it .net?) email addresses. I assume that part of the problem was my shared hosting services -- if you don't have a dedicated server, a dedicated IP address, who knows who else might be sending spam out using your IP address?

I just found myipneighbors.com, which shows me all of the sites (159 of them!) that share Flash Fiction Online's IP address: 67.212.165.26. At least one is an adult site, and who knows who else is spamming whom from there? Use Firefox or Safari to view it or the scrolling is a total pain in the neck.

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