* Posts by dijital

5 publicly visible posts • joined 12 Mar 2008

Storm in a teapot: Anger brews over npm's jokey proxy error messages


Bitbucket being rate limited too

It also looks like Bitbucket is being rate limited by them at the moment. NPM install requests from Bitbucket Pipelines are failing with HTTP 429 Too Many Requests:


TSB outage, day 5: What do you mean you can't log in? Our systems are up and running. Up and running, we say!


Untrusted Cert on the Complaint Form...

As this guy's just noticed, they're using an old Symantec-issued cert that is no longer trusted by Chrome:


Patchy PCI compliance putting consumer credit card data at risk


Re: The report can be downloaded here



Microsoft fixes all those shaky GoPro vids nobody wants to watch


Doesn't YouTube already do this?

Didn't Google announce this functionality a while back:


Phorm launches data pimping fight back

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Online Ads

I cannot understand ad companies. At what point will they realise that people not only do not want advertising, but also that many simply ignore it irregardless of content. Phorm claims to be offering a service to people but as far as I can see it's simply another way for them to advertise (and an intrusive and potentially insecure way at that!).

If companies want to attract more customers online they need to make it easier for people to find them. If I'm looking for a product, the last place I will look is in a site's advert boxes. I'll do use a search or ask a friend for a recommendation, companies should try and take advantage of these methods rather than spoiling people's browsing with and endless stream of adverts.