Category Archives: Computers - Internet

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Web Hosting Company Review Features and Limitations

Update: Since the beginning of 2013, WestHost has proven less reliable than necessary. I can no longer recommend them. Check here for the latest on WestHost reliability or lack thereof. Shared Web Host Companies and Fantasy Limitations Or No Limit Fantasies Once upon a time,

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Unbiased Web Hosting Company Review – Just The Facts

Readers of my professional freelance writing blog know that I have had some trouble with Dreamhost in the past few months. No, this isn’t one of those Dreamhost sucks rants, but rather a comprehensive, fact-based, review of the incidents and responses that occurred while I

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MediaFire Takedown Notice Threatens Mozilla Over SkipScreen

MediaFire, a file sharing website loaded with copyrighted files, has sent a hypocritical takedown notice to Mozilla over Firefox plug-in SkipScreen. Since Mozilla has no control over SkipScreen, and since Mozilla itself is not violating MediaFire’s terms of service, there is only one reason they sent the takedown notice to Mozilla, legal extortion. MediaFire hopes that Mozilla will be too afraid of the cost of litigation and simply comply with the request even though it has no merit.

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Bing Webmaster Tools Down

Microsoft’s vaunted Bing search engine can’t manage to provide the basic webmaster tools that website owners depend on. Maybe they should use Google Webmaster toools to find out that they have a broken link.