better bandwidth protection: revisited

I meant to post this a couple of days after my initial bandwidth protection post, but alas, updating this site is usually the last thing on my mind. Firstly, I glazed over something I probably should have explained in more detail. That is, the php file masquerades as the media file. The media files should… Continue reading better bandwidth protection: revisited

Better Bandwidth Theft Protection

Bandwidth theft (sometimes referred to as hotlinking) is the bane of the internet, in some people’s opinions. Bandwidth theft is the practice of linking or embedding someone else’s content within your own page, without the owner’s permission. Posting l0lzzz ROFTLMAO images on forum message boards is probably the most common form of bandwidth theft, often… Continue reading Better Bandwidth Theft Protection

phpMyMP3s

phpMyMp3s is a fully functional php based mp3 library server. I designed the application to remotely access and maintain my home mp3 collection. I found myself wanting access to my music from multiple locations away from home and multiple computers at home. Without the funds to buy a 60GB iPod I had to come up… Continue reading phpMyMP3s

Eureka!

I am presently writing this post from Mozilla Thunderbird. The latest behind the scenes addition to my awesome website. Inspired by my recent adventures in moblogging, I wrote a script to check a specific (supersecret) email box for new mail. The mail is then parsed for relevant data (thanks to Ian for pointing pointing out… Continue reading Eureka!