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Friday, August 20, 2004
Well... not quite. For those of you who don't know, BugMeNot was a site that allowed people to find already registered anonymous login info for news sites that required registration. It is/was an extremely handy little tool for those of us who absolutely hate this online registration bug that so many sites have, especially now that they're asking for more and more information, making that form longer and longer. For some info on why online registration statistics are bull, read this post I did a couple weeks ago.
Anyway, I went to BugMeNot yesterday and found the site to be completely gone... as in Could Not Find the Server. Now this morning, it has a directory listing with pretty much nothing in it. A little bit of Googling has yielded some conflicting reports. Boing Boing is saying:
The Mozilla Forums have this little bit of hopeful news:
More on this as information becomes available. I hope they don't give up and are back soon.
Update: Looks like they found a new host and are back online!
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