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I’ve had an iPhone since forever and I apparently forgot that the second cell phone I ever owned was a Kyocera but that was back in 2003 or so and I had to procure a certain phone because I was living in Vermont which had a limited cell infrastructure…I do remember the 2003 era Kyocera had this newfangled “text messaging” capability.
IP Address 65.91.116.# (METRO PCS)
Operating System Unknown Unknown
Browser Default 184.108.40.206.561
KWC-Torino/ UP.Browser/220.127.116.11.561 (GUI) MMP/2.0
Resolution : 320 x 220
Color Depth : 16 bits
Not exactly a “smartphone”…
IP Address: 96.227.#.#
Operating System : Microsoft WinNT
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 10.0; Windows NT 6.2; Trident/6.0)
Resolution : 1920 x 1080
Color Depth : 24 bits
It’s always sweet when a friend visits you to show off his new user agent (apparently this is why I’ve garnered Internet fame). Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 preview (MSIE 10) on Windows 8 (Windows NT 6.2) it looks like.
RockMelt, the new browser which takes advantage of your social networks, has a user agent.
Http Code: 200 Date: Jan 01 11:02:13 Http Version: HTTP/1.1 Size in Bytes: 10150
Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US) AppleWebKit/534.7 (KHTML, like Gecko) RockMelt/0.8.36.128 Chrome/7.0.517.44 Safari/534.7
I noticed that some (unhip) person with a Motorola built Droid based phone on Verizon visited cleverhack the other day. I’m too lazy to pull my official logs, so here’s the sitemeter report. I am surprised to notice that the Droid runs a version of mobile Safari according to the User Agent string.
Operating System: Linux Unknown
Browser: Safari 1.3
Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; U; Android 2.2.1; en-us; DROIDX Build/VZW) AppleWebKit/533.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0 Mobile Safari/533.1 854X480 motorola DROIDX
Resolution: 800 x 414
Color Depth: 32 bits
Http Code: 200 Date: Aug 15 12:27:35 Http Version: HTTP/1.1 Size in Bytes: -
Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; en-US; rv:1.9.2) Gecko/20100115 Firefox/3.6 (+http://flipboard.com/crawler)
Looks like someone with an Android handset visited cleverhack earlier today… Notice that Google has a special version of the search engine interface for Android (hint: click on the referrer). This seems to be the latest build of Android at 2.0.1, had no idea Google was using the AppleWebKit framework though. The screen size is also generous, too. Resolution : 854 x 480
Color Depth : 32 bits
Http Code: 200 Date: Dec 21 14:23:49 Http Version: HTTP/1.1 Size in Bytes: 13396
Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; U; Android 2.0.1; en-us; Droid Build/ESD56) AppleWebKit/530.17 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0 Mobile Safari/530.17
So, today, I get this email from Verizon Wireless about their privacy policies for their wireless customers. At first I thought the email was spam because I have not been a Verizon Wireless customer for OVER 2 years.
I imagine my shock when I see my old Vermont cell phone number on the email. A phone number I have not had for over 5 years.
The email has a different account number and a different name than mine. It looks like the job of a really bad email append. I hope. I checked the headers of the email, and it was sent from an internet marketing organization called Moxie Interactive, which looks legit.
Subject: Important Privacy Notice
Date: September 21, 2009 11:26:59 AM EDT
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Phones & Accessories Plans Features & Downloads Messaging Support My Verizon
Re: Account Number ending XXXX
Dear JXXX VXXXXXXX:
At Verizon Wireless, we value you as a customer, and we know how important privacy is to you.
As a company, we have a long-standing policy of guarding personal customer information.
This notice contains information about Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI).
Verizon Wireless needs your permission to share your CPNI within the Verizon family of companies,
which includes our affiliates, agents and parent companies (including Vodafone), as well as
their subsidiaries. This information allows us to better serve you by identifying, offering and
providing the most appropriate communications products and services to fit your needs. You have
the right to request that we not share such information, so please read this notice carefully.
Regardless of your decision, your CPNI will never be shared by Verizon Wireless with any unrelated
As your wireless provider, Verizon Wireless may have certain information about you that is made
available to us solely by virtue of our relationship with you, such as details regarding the
telecommunications services you purchase, as well as the type, destination, technical configuration,
location and amount of use of such services. This information and the related billing details are known
as CPNI. The protection of your CPNI is important to us, and we acknowledge that you have a right,
and we have a duty under federal and state law, to protect the confidentiality of this information.
You have a right to request that your CPNI remain private, and may do so by clicking the Do Not Share
My CPNI button below. Unless you notify us within 45 days of receiving this notice that you do not want
your CPNI shared, we will assume that you give us the right to share your CPNI with the authorized companies described above.
Please be advised if you allow your CPNI to be shared, your consent will remain valid until we receive your notice withdrawing it, or for two years, whichever comes first. You may withdraw your consent at any time through My Verizon.
If you would like more information on CPNI and selecting Do Not Share, please review the
frequently asked questions.
CPNI will not be shared within unrelated third parties. You may advise us not to share your CPNI by clicking the Do Not Share My CPNI button within this email, or you can sign into your My Verizon account and register for Do Not Share from the “profiles” page.
Selecting not to share your CPNI will not affect the status of the services you currently have with us. In addition, we can disclose your CPNI to comply with any laws, court order or subpoena, or to provide services to you pursuant to your Customer Agreement.
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about click activity with Verizon Wireless and links included in this email.
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On the MSNBC developer blog, the question was posed How do you share?. Not in the grade school way, but in the newfangled Web 2.0 way.
Overall, the comments from MSNBC readers were pretty… negative. Aside from the “I’ll just paste the link I want to share in an email” or the “I’ll just add the page to my browser bookmarks” or the “they’re tracking your habits for nefarious purposes” comments, other commenters cited just one or two social bookmarking sites (the most popular seeming to be either del.icio.us or digg.com). And a few other commenters wondered, “Hey, MSNBC, don’t you own Newsvine?”
It appears that the zen habits of social bookmarking hasn’t been widely accepted by the at large Internet populace.
For those of you with Apple TV, do you like it?
I’m thinking of springing for it, seeing as the idea of downloading movies and watching them on my (nearly outdated last of the mohicans CRT TV) does appeal to me. I don’t watch broadcast TV, I don’t have on-demand anything nor do I Netflix.
On the other hand, the iMac is in the family room too and I could, I suppose, hook that up to the TV negating the need for another product from Apple.
Technorati Tags: Apple TV
This particular crawler is being deployed from the Semantic Web Search Engine (SWSE) project, which is attempting to crawl the nascent Semantic Web, including RSS and FOAF data.
This is yet another reason why deploying RSS is a good idea for any Web presence.
Here’s a link to the SWSE search demo.
Http Code: 304 Date: Dec 18 14:56:27 Http Version: HTTP/1.1 Size in Bytes: -
Agent: multicrawler (+http://sw.deri.org/2006/04/multicrawler/robots.html)