We have not joined any program that would give the U.S. government, or any other government, direct access to our servers. The U.S. government does not have direct access or a “back door” to the information stored in our data centers.
In fact, we had not heard of a program called PRISM until yesterday. In the compliance directive served to us by the Attorney General, a different name (not PRISM) was used.
Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer
CEO Austin Rabble
We’ve upgraded from version 4.1.8 to 4.2.0 patch level #3. This may or may not solve any problems you may or may not have been experiencing, or it could make things worse... Enjoy!
There were a few installation issues, but our highly trained staff managed to sort things out.
Because of the service outage this morning, I’ve upgraded AustinRabble to have a static IP address (at a cost of $14.68). That was a cheap way of getting us out of the “community” level of service and into the business class. Technically that means we are running in our own VM (Virtual Machine) and if other websites hosted on our server crash they won’t take our site down. We’ll see how that works out… but performance seems snappier already. Anyway, our static IP is now 22.214.171.124, and for
I’ve enabled “guest” (anonymous) comments on Blogs. Maybe it will bring in some new blood (or more likely spammers). In any case, you can disable guest comments on your Blog if you wish as follows:
After logging in, click on “Settings” in the upper right hand portion of the browser window (it’s next to “Log Out”). Scroll down to “My Settings” on the left side of the screen and click “Blog”. From there you’ve