How to send an email broadcast safely

If you want to broadcast a message to multiple email addresses, you should use a dedicated mail list application. These days, there are a number of dedicated mail list scripts which can be downloaded for free. The only thing is that you need to have access to a web server to install a mail list […]

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What makes an internet petition effective?

Sometime around April two years ago, a Filipino family based in Sydney was at risk of being removed from Australia by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship when the family’s application for permanent residence was denied even if the family had stayed in Australia for almost 20 years. In the wake of that impending deportation, […]

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ISP network PLDT getting worse

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The Philippines’ premier ISP network, pldt.com.ph, has improved its position – in a worst kind of way. By not resolving the spam issues raised against it, PLDT has moved from spot #10 to spot #8 in the Spamhaus Project’s World’s Worst Spam Support ISPs roster. As at 13 December 2010, PLDT has 38 spam issues […]

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PLDT joins World’s Top 10 Worst ISPs

The latest report on the world’s worst spam problem networks includes pldt.com.ph, the domain name of the Philippines’ telecommunications company PLDT. The report, released by the Spamhaus Project, has listed 38 unresolved spam issues against pldt.com.ph which positioned it as the world’s number 10 worst spam support network. The Spamhaus Project is a Geneva- and […]

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Confession of a “Postie” user

When doing my experimental WP-hosted blogs, it was a delight using the plugin built into WordPress.com which allows me to update my blogs using emails. I found the WP plugin very handy, in fact a necessity, considering that most of the time, I am on the road. I tried using that to my self-hosted WP […]

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