[UPDATE (June 20, 2018): DB’s blog is still at the same server (WordPress), but he has reinstalled his blog using a new address. (The errors in the details of the original post below have been corrected.) He discusses these issues in the following post below.]
Dark Brightness: Some Reorganization (June 20, 2018)
Notice to the blogging community: Dark Brightness has
relocated or transferred reinstalled his blog platform to a new server and address.
Old address: http://pukeko.net.nz
New address: https://blog.pukeko.net.nz
If you rely on a subscription, or a reader, such as WordPress Reader, then you may have been wondering why it’s been a while since you’ve seen any new posts from Dark Brightness. So, make sure you update your subscription information, if applicable.
I sent him an email to ask him what has been happening with his blog.
I noticed your blog is down. I’m curious to know what happened?
Is there anything you would like me to tell the blogging community?
He responded in his usual curt, staggered, enigmatic prose, which always stimulates an electrifying introspection.
The technical issues should be sorted. However, my employer is meeting as they are concerned about the blog. Today.
Also make sure you are going to https://blog.pukeko.net.nz. The old insecure address does not work.
As he writes, the old address was ‘insecure’ and no longer functions. Apparently, that means it was hacked, or the hosting agency (perhaps the university where he teaches) suspended or terminated his account.
His old platform presently looks like this.
DB gives a cursory explanation of the situation in these posts.
- Dark Brightness: Broken and lost posts. (May 15, 2018)
- Dark Brightness: This is the Third and a Half Iteration (May 17, 2018)
If you’re the type who prays, you might consider asking for DB’s blog and livelihood to be preserved, and even that it might grow as a result of this persecution.
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