YouTube Banned Me! You Won’t Believe the Reason Why.

YouTube Banned me like the Soup Nazi

I have been rejected, cast off, shunned, and exiled… out of the land of YouTube. YouTube has terminated my account and banned me from ever making another account! What is my crime? Your guess is as good as mine. I have absolutely no idea.

UPDATE: On March 30, 2020 my YouTube account was restored. Read to the end!

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Ma.gnolia Site Down For The Count

I just tried to save a bookmark to one of my favorite bookmarking sites, ma.gnolia.com. To my dismay however, I received the following message.“Early on the West-coast morning of Friday, January 30th, Ma.gnolia experienced every web service’s worst nightmare: data corruption and loss. For Ma.gnolia, this means that the service is offline and members’ bookmarks …

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They’ve Hacked The Internets

Well, it looks like the MD5 hashing algorithm is falling with a big thud. A research group recently attacked the MD5 algorithm using 200 PlayStation 3 systems and were able to construct a bogus Certificate Authority that looks like a known trusted CA. What does this mean? Well, it could mean lost revenue for online …

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Wrath of the Lich King Cinematic Trailer

Oh boy! Blizzard has unveiled the cinematic trailer for the upcoming World of Warcraft expansion, Wrath of the Lich King. And it does NOT dissappoint. Blizzard raises the bar on the quality of their cinematics every time they release one. Also note, that they usually only unveil the cinematics when the release of the product …

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Last.fm Teams Up With Universal For Videos

The Last.fm site has now teamed up with Universal Music to provide it’s users with free, full-length music videos of some really top rated artists including Nelly Furtado, Amy Winehouse, Kanye West (really cool video!), Nirvana, Guns ‘N’ Roses and more. Thank you Last.fm (or should we thank the owner CBS) as they are actually …

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Facebook IM? Instant Messaging In Your Social Network

According to TechCrunch, Facebook will soon be opening the doors on a new IM service built right into their their social networking platform. It is slated to use the Jabber open source platform, which should make it easy to add the new service into many existing IM chat clients. Of course this could spell disaster …

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Best Buyer Beware – Digital Picture Frames Carry Virus

The high tech retail store, Best Buy (Public, NYSE:BBY) recently confirmed that they sold a “limited number” of 10.4 inch digital picture frames during the holiday season that came with a computer virus pre-installed. The frames were part of their in-house Insignia brand and they were “contaminated with a computer virus during the manufacturing process,” …

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