Blog posts dated December 2012 – 2 posts found:

2012-12-08: Facebook privacy, what really changes?

Posted at 2012-12-08 20:35:58 by SHD

On Monday, Facebook intends to revise its SRR and Data Use Policy. They are inviting users to vote on them. That is a sham, really, as for the vote to be binding, 30% of users would have to vote, which is obviously not going to happen. The comments on that page includes tens of thousands of people posting the same bogus message. Those people are such clueless and gullible morons that they deserve all the spam in the world. For the people who are really interested in what's going on, even if the vote is a sham, they should read on.

2012-12-03: Bugfix for handling of Flash content in OpenX

Posted at 2012-12-03 18:15:33 by SHD

Advertising server software OpenX is reasonably user friendly to work with, but also quite insecure and buggy. One of the bugs I came across was that it misidentified Flash banners compiled with Flash version 11.4 as requiring Flash Player 17 (which doesn't exist). Since OpenX checks the version of the Flash plugin against its perceived minimum requirements, this meant that a few ads simply wouldn't display. Here's the fix to the OpenX code.