March 20, 2019, 02:12:40 PM

Author Topic: Site suggestions, the future and other stuff  (Read 28137 times)

Offline Qube

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Re: Site suggestions, the future and other stuff
« Reply #195 on: January 28, 2019, 06:38:40 PM »
Don't know if it has been pointed out before, but the site appears to be blocking Russian IPs... I didn't report that earlier because I don't really visit too often and had just kind of hoped that it may resolve itself at some point.
We get a truck load of spammers from our friends in Russia and it looks like your IP fell into a range that the shady types use.

I have removed all the IP's I can find for your account so hopefully you should be able to log in as normal. If not let me know :)
Until the next time...

Offline Rick Nasher

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Re: Site suggestions, the future and other stuff
« Reply #196 on: January 29, 2019, 02:09:18 PM »
Hehehe. I think you're right Qube. There are shady things coming from there these days. And they have some great coders.
Last year MichaelV (if that's the correct spelling) - you know, the guy from FastLibraries - asked me to add him to LinkedIn, stating he's looking for a job.

Even though I admire what he did(FastLibraries is a real marvel ) and I'm perhaps a bit prejudiced, but seeing his background, temporary disappearance and skill level I thought it was more wise to reject out of safety concerns.



Seen a doc on Vice TV about the way 'they' recruit their people, might very well be 'an-offer-they-can't-refuse'.
Perhaps also the reason suddenly those talented guys from XorS 'disappeared'.


(btw *not* meant to start another consp. theo. discussion, so hope I didn't encourage that with this comment)



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Re: Site suggestions, the future and other stuff
« Reply #197 on: January 31, 2019, 03:50:47 PM »
Nothing changed - still that banned message. I guess that's due to the fact that I have ADSL, and it hops IPs frequently. Thanks for trying though. I'll keep on using VPN to visit.

Shady things are coming out of here indeed, so I'd say reluctance to deal with Russia these days is understandable.