Snippets #9, Saturday, 10.Jun.2000 (ISSN 1530-9622)
_______________S N I P P e T S
_________________________from James S. Huggins' Refrigerator Door
___________________________________#9, Saturday, 10.Jun.2000
_____1. Updates to WebMastering
_____2. Cool Stuff
_____3. New Award for My Site
__________1. UPDATeS TO WEBMASTeRING
I recently updated the WebMastering page on my site. The updates include:
_____Urban Email Legends
Remember, only you can prevent gullibility. This page discusses some of the
most virulent email rumors
__________2. COOL STUFF
Recent information includes:
_____The Guardian (28.Mar.2000), “Storm Warning”
The Principality of Sealand has “existed” for 33 years. Have you ever heard
of it? Now it promises to be an offshore internet haven. And it’s just an
abandoned gun tower seven miles off the england coast.
_____The Standard (05.Jun.2000), “A Rogue Hacker State in the Making?”
More on the Principality of Sealand.
_____New York Times (04.Jun.2000), “Rebel Outpost on the Fringes of
Still more on the Principality of Sealand.
_____Wired News (04.Jun.2000), “A Data Sanctuary is Born”: And yet still
more on the Principality of Sealand.
Touting itself as “The Industry Leader in Colocation Services”, this is the
company at the Principality of Sealand.
_____The Principality of Sealand
The official website of the principality.
_____The Principality of Sealand (bogus)
The completely bogus website that claims to be the official website. Has
some accurate information and photos and maps, but also appears to attempt
to sell bogus passports. (See the article at Wired News for more
_____Photos of Sealand
On the bogus site, some interesting photos.
_____Map of Sealand
On the bogus site, an RAF map showing the location.
A webpage about the Navy forts like the one Sealand is based on.
A webpage about pirate radio station operated by Roy Bates on a Sea Fort
like the one Sealand is based on. Roy Bates is the self-proclaimed prince of
__________3. NEW AWARD FOR MY SITe
Bearz Web 110% Award