Google wants to upgrade iProvo

Richard Esplin richard-lists at esplins.org
Tue Feb 23 18:51:50 MST 2010


Conspiracy theory at bottom.

On Tue 23 February 2010 18:37:08 Joe C <v2joecr at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 4:25 PM, Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Mr Ritter wrote:
> >  > I couldn't get to it from home on Comcast, but my work loads it 
> >  > just fine.
> >
> > Yeah, comcast is doing something fishy with it.  I can reach it when
> > I route around the damage via my VPS.
> 
> Well actually I wouldn't be surprised if the ISP was blocking it. I
> say this because at my previous job providing technical support for
> customers of a local shared hosting provider, we had several times
> where customers accounts were blocked by Comcast, AT&T & several other
> large ISP's. Supposedly this was to protect the ISP's customer from a
> phishing site on the same shared IP as another customer had been
> hacked, typically due to poorly written scripts or the customer never
> updating scripts like they are supposed to.
<snip>

Or to protect customers from ideas which would undermine the ISP's business model.



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