The Best of News Feeds #17

A collection of technical favourites and nerdy type articles that have passed via my newsreader recently:

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The legalities of blogging…

Jonathan Bailey: 5 Smart Legal Steps for Your Blog

Rapidly the “Wild West” days of blogging are coming to an end legally. As blogging becomes more mainstream as a form of media, so does the legal issues that confronts it. No longer an outlier, blogs are actively competing with newspapers and even television in terms of journalism, audience and trendsetting…


One way to block those nasties…

Jeff Starr: HTAccess Privacy for Specific IPs

Running a private site is all about preventing unwanted visitors. Here is a quick and easy way to allow access to multiple IP addresses while redirecting everyone else to a custom message page….


The truth behind the two slashes in a URL…

Australian IT: Web creator apologises for his strokes

A LIGHT has been shone on one of the great mysteries of the internet. What is the point of the two slashes in front of the “www”?…


A win for WordPress and also for Open Source…

Paul Kim: Publisher Blog: 2009 Open Source CMS Report Released

WordPress was one of three leaders in both rate of adoption and brand strength as measured in the 2009 Open Source Content Management System Market Share Report. The second edition of this report, authored by water&stone and CMSWire, was released today and concludes that three brands – WordPress, Joomla! and Drupal – are dominating today’s market for open source CMS


And who will be the first in PNG to go 2.9?

Dougal Campbell: WordPress 2.9 Features

This site is now running on WordPress 2.9-rare (which is our “pre-alpha” designation, for those of you who don’t know). WP 2.9 is in “feature freeze”, which means no new features will be considered for this version, and the developers will concentrate on finishing up the existing new features and any outstanding bugs. So far, it appears that all of my plugins are working just fine…


To those that insist on running Windows…

Rajesh: Download AVG Free 9.0

Download AVG Free Anti-virus Edition 9.0!!! We had earlier told you about how you could download AVG 8.5 Free. Now version 9.0 of the AVG Antivirus free edition has been released. AVG Antivirus is one of the most popular free virus protection softwares available on the internet for home users….


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2 responses to “The Best of News Feeds #17”

  1. Rajesh

    Thanks Robert…So how r u doing? You seem to be making good tech related posts too now… :) Would you want to make some posts for techblissonline.com…offcourse only if you have the time…

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