Tag Archives: Internet

Poll: to www. or not to www.

I wrote a post many many moons ago about making your URL a no-www URL. Since that post, my site has always had the www. removed from the URL, and if you type in www.justynsmith.info you will have a 301 redirect to justynsmith.info. There are sites that don’t use www. and also ones that do. I… Read More

Telstra Bundle Deal

It’s back once again, like the previous Family and Friends deal Telstra had going, you can get up to $20 per month off your fixed services, which is a saving of up to $480. If you’re interested in getting a new service with these savings, feel free to contact me so I can put in a… Read More

News Corp to charge for online news?

Well is seems Rupert Murdoch is going to want us to pay to read online news, in the latest headline coming from news.com.au. I had a smirk on my face when I read a quote from the article that Mr Murdoch said. Quality journalism is not cheap, and an industry that gives away its content… Read More

Why www? Make it no-www!

When you visit a website it can generally be accessed via “http://www.domain.com” or “http://domain.com”. Having access to both versions will in fact over time harm your search engine ranking. When you send an email to someone their address generally isn’t “name@mail.domain.com”. It would more likely be “name@domain.com” so why not just remove the www. from… Read More

ACMA Blacklist leaked

The ACMA blacklist has been updated to March 18, 2009. You can download it here. Well it’s been all over the news that Wikileaks has leaked the apparent blacklist of filtered websites for Australia which I have created a mirror of here. The list that which contains 2457 lines is floating around which contains websites… Read More

3G Speed Test

Well my iPhone is on Optus and most people I know or the things I’ve been reading say that Optus’s 3G network is shit. So I decided to do a speed test and here are the results. Now this was done inside a shopping centre about 12:30pm on a Friday afternoon. Now as the picture… Read More

Say NO to Internet Censorship

All of you by now should know that Australia is introducing internet censorship. Now here in Australia we already pay premium rates for the internet compared to other countries, how can they filter out what we browse. I highly disagree with internet censorship, if I’m paying for an internet service, I expect to get that… Read More