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Cloudflare DNS: Consumer Privacy is Priority 1.1.1.1

It wasn’t an April Fool’s joke or the usual cute media stunt pulled by tech companies every April 1st. Cloudflare’s launch of its first consumer product — 1.1.1.1 – is real, and claims to be the “Internet’s fastest, privacy-first consumer DNS service”. The decision to launch on April 1 was a geeky play on the…

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How to Clear Cookies on Your Browser

Clearing Cookies

How Do I Clear My Cookies? To delete/clear your cookies follow the instructions for your specific browser. Internet Explorer FireFox Netscape Opera Chrome Settings Menu Privacy Section Select “Clear browsing data…” Button Select “Clear browsing data” Button FireFox Tools Menu Select Options Select “Cookies” Tab Select “Delete Cookies Now” Button Safari Preferences Menu Select “Privacy”…

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What Is a Content Delivery Network?

Content delivery networks use multiple servers in many geographic locations that improve deliveries of static and streaming content. Global content requests automatically get routed to the closest servers, speeding up page loads, maximizing bandwidth and providing identical content regardless of Internet- or site-traffic spikes. Depending on traffic and number of nodes, the network’s algorithms select…

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What Does CAPTCHA Mean?

What Does CAPTCHA Mean?

CAPTCHA: It’s a Way to Distinguish Machines from Men… and Women Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart is quite a mouthful to say isn’t it? So let’s stick with the acronym: CAPTCHA (pronounced “KAPT-chuh”). CAPTCHA, as the explanation of the acronym implies, determines whether an online request or submission is…

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What is a Broadband Internet Connection?

What is Broadband Internet?

Broadband internet service is the most used form of internet access because of its high access speeds.  Broadband comes in four different forms:  DSL (or Digital Subscriber Line) Fiber-optic  Cable Satellite  These are simply different ways the internet is delivered to your home. The old dial-up connection (which does still exist) is the only non-broadband…

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Unsubscore / Lashback Details (ubl.unsubscore.com)

ubl.unsubscore.com Summary Status: Active Terms: Free Zones: 1 Website: blacklist.lashback.com/ Removal: blacklist.lashback.com/ Lookup: blacklist.lashback.com/ Background ubl.unsubscore.com, whose parent company is LashBack uses what is called an unsubscribe intelligence database for the creation and maintenance of it’s DNS blacklist. LashBack has been in operation since 2003. Spammers deploy what are known as suppression lists, also known…

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UCE Protect

Summary Status: Active Terms: Free Zones: 3 Website: www.uceprotect.net Removal: www.uceprotect.net/en/index.php?m=7&s=0 Lookup: www.uceprotect.net/en/rblcheck.php Contact: www.uceprotect.net/en/index.php?m=8&s=0 Background uceprotect.net is a DNS blacklisting service that is comprised of three distinct zones: dnsbl-1.uceprotect.net, dnsbl-2.uceprotect.net, and dnsbl-3.uceprotect.net. Each zone has different listing criteria, all of which are extremely important to understand before using any zone within the service. While…

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The Passive Spam Block List

Summary Status: Active Terms: Free Zones: 1 Website: psbl.org Lookup: psbl.org/listing Removal: psbl.org/remove FAQ: psbl.org/faq/ Background psbl.surriel.com, also known as The Passive Spam Block List, is a relatively new blacklist to the DNSBL scene. Like most other blacklists, pbsl.surriel.com uses spamtraps and honeypots to gather it’s listing criteria. pbsl.surriel.com is an IP address based block…

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