The New York Times erected a paywall, to prevent freebie theft of their articles. Within hours, a workaround had been found. This stuff doesn’t work.
As of WordPress 3.1, the idea of a ‘Super Admin’ menu has been replaced by ‘Network Admin’, but also gone is the concept of ‘Dashboard Blog.’
Is the ‘new web’ way of using hashbang bringing us to the end of pretty URLs?
The truth about content farms and why your site probably has nothing to fear about Google’s attack on them.
Behind the myth about the duplicate content penalty and why you don’t need to worry about it as much as those ‘SEO experts’ say you do.
Stop ignoring the man behind the curtain and start learning the truth about why your website is being ‘attacked.’
Rule #1 – If it’s on the internet, it can (and will) be stolen.
Rule #2 – In case of disputes, see Rule #1
I don’t have an answer. I have questions and concerns. The way we’re fighting spam today isn’t effective and doesn’t work. We need a better solution.
It’s an accepted fact that all code will, at some point in time, break. The Open Source community is plagued with this problem, but it’s not endemic just of them. Software aging and rare conditions cause failure in all software.
The short-short version of this is “No, I’m not going to re-write my plugins to BLOCK IP addresses. It doesn’t help.”
Bill Engvall’s wife commented that he wanders off topic, and sometimes you have to suffer through ‘Bad Weiner Day’, but eventually he’ll get to the point. The point here is that you shouldn’t be afraid to wander off topic.
My high school had, as it’s primary lesson, a goal of teaching us the difference between wants and needs. I continue to apply that to my every day life, and especially my code.