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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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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Database character sets and WordPress

We recently upgraded the MySql installation in our emanilapoetry website which is using WordPress 2.8+ install. The upgrade somehow caused a mismatch in the character sets between WordPress and the database tables, the former using a default character set “utf8″ and the latter using “latin1.” When our technical people tried using WordPress’ default character set […]

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