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lib/blogs/shlomif-hsite/2009-05-25.html

 
 <p>
 <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/meta/privacy-policy/">A privacy policy</a>
-has been added to the site. I'd like to thank a friend who is also a webmaster
+has been added to the site. Id like to thank a friend who is also a webmaster
 for allowing me to borrow and adapt his privacy policy.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 The <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/anti/apple/">Anti-Apple
     Page</a> now contains 99 items with links. <a 
-    href="http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/anti/">other pages 
+    href="http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/anti/">Other pages 
     against bad software</a> were also updated.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/bits/Mastering-Cat/">The page
-    about the "Mastering Cat" book</a>, which proved to be very popular has
-been updated with "Thanks" and "Coverage" sections.
+    about the <i>Mastering Cat</i> book</a>, which proved to be very popular has
+been updated with “Thanks” and “Coverage” sections.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 
 <blockquote>
     <p>
-Well, it's not a threat - it's a warning, and he won't be
+Well, its not a threat - its a warning, and he wont be
 harmed much by acting against my advice. A threat is
-something like "Stop posting political posts or I will burn
+something like Stop posting political posts or I will burn
 your house, rape your wife and daughters, banish you to the
 middle of Antarctica, convert all your Perl code to PHP, and
-then post it on thedailywtf.com." 
+then post it on thedailywtf.com.
     </p>
 </blockquote>
 

lib/blogs/shlomif-hsite/2009-07-11.html

 -->
 
 <p>
-My <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/bits/Mastering-Cat/">"Mastering
-    cat" April Fool's feature</a> proved to be very popular. It was
+My <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/bits/Mastering-Cat/">“Mastering
+    cat” April Fool’s feature</a> proved to be very popular. It was
 <a href="http://linux.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/04/01/1211240">featured
     on Slashdot</a> and on other sites, and drove a lot of traffic to my
 site. However, as it seems it had one unfortunate effect of Google suspending
 While going through our records recently, we found that your AdSense
 account has posed a significant risk to our AdWords advertisers. Since
 keeping your account in our publisher network may financially damage our
-advertisers in the future, we've decided to disable your account.
+advertisers in the future, weve decided to disable your account.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 </p>
 
 <p>
-If you have any questions about your account or the actions we've taken,
+If you have any questions about your account or the actions weve taken,
 please do not reply to this email. You can find more information by
 visiting
 https://www.google.com/adsense/support/bin/answer.py?answer=57153.
 
 <p>
 כתזכורת, אם יש לך שאלות לגבי חשבונות שהושבתו בשל פעילות מודעות לא חוקית, עיין
-בסעיף 'שאלות נפוצות לגבי חשבון מושבת בשל פעילות לא חוקית'.
+בסעיף ’שאלות נפוצות לגבי חשבון מושבת בשל פעילות לא חוקית.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 15_AlreadyAppealed: no<br />
 16_OtherAccount: no<br />
 17_OtherAccountList:<br />
-18_WebAudience: It's my personal homepage, so people who arrive at its  
+18_WebAudience: Its my personal homepage, so people who arrive at its  
 various resources: pages about software, stories and aphorisms, technical
 presentations and essays.<br />
 19_UserGeography: My site is mostly written in English and appeals to 
 International surfers. I get traffic from many countries.<br />
-20_UserAccessMode: I haven't checked, but expect mostly from homes,  
+20_UserAccessMode: I havent checked, but expect mostly from homes,  
 offices, universities and other schools.<br />
 21_ScrapedContent: None, except limited quotations and some pages that  
 became offline and were preserved on my site.<br />
-22_ContentSources: It's almost entirely my own.<br />
+22_ContentSources: Its almost entirely my own.<br />
 23_NumAdmins: Only I.<br />
 24_UpdateFrequency: Normally, a few times a week.<br />
 25_BoughtTraffic: no<br />
 27_TrafficSources: From search engines, and links in news sites/blogs. I  
 promote recent features of my sites on my weblogs, in news sites such as  
 http://osnews.com/ and http://reddit.com/ and to a lesser extent as blog  
-comments on other people's blogs.<br />
+comments on other peoples blogs.<br />
 28_AdvertiserValue: My site has a lot of high-quality content, and attracts  
 many visitors.<br />
-29_UserIncentive: Don't think they would.<br />
+29_UserIncentive: Dont think they would.<br />
 30_ViolatedTerms: No.<br />
-31_InvalidActivity: On April's Fools' Day 2009, I published the following  
+31_InvalidActivity: On Aprils Fools Day 2009, I published the following  
 feature on my site:
 </p>
 
 I suspect that it may have increased the traffic to my site (at least  
 temporarily) significantly, which as a result got erroneously classified as  
 suspicious activity.
-32_SuspiciousData: I don't think there was, but I'm going to go over the  
+32_SuspiciousData: I dont think there was, but Im going to go over the  
 logs from March and April, just to be sure.
 </p>
 </blockquote>
 
 <p>
-The Hebrew tells me that they'll try to inspect my account soon, but that
-due to the many requests, it may take them "48 hours or more" to return to
-me. I haven't received a human response to my request (after this automated
+The Hebrew tells me that they’ll try to inspect my account soon, but that
+due to the many requests, it may take them “48 hours or more” to return to
+me. I haven’t received a human response to my request (after this automated
 reply) since this appeal was sent in 5-April, despite the fact that I
 submitted another appeal, a few weeks ago.
 </p>
 Next I tried <a href="http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/AdSense/thread?fid=44cc07435e1c137700046969d43e997b&amp;hl=en">asking
     the Google AdSense support forum for help</a>. Some people there responded
 but none of them were Google employees. Someone suggested it was caused by
-the fact that I didn't have a contact form, which doesn't make sense because
+the fact that I didnt have a contact form, which doesnt make sense because
 my unobfuscated email is clearly visible at the bottom of most pages,
 and because I have a <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/me/contact-me/">visible
-    "Contact Me" page</a> with many other ways of reaching me. They also
+    Contact Me page</a> with many other ways of reaching me. They also
 suggested it was caused by the fact I lacked a privacy policy, which is
 admittedly a problem, but 
 <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/meta/privacy-policy/">I added one</a> 
 since then and if Google were so concerned about it, they could have
 requested that I add one, and I would have happily complied. And the
-lack of privacy policy does not cause a "significant risk to advertisers".
+lack of privacy policy does not cause a significant risk to advertisers.
 There was
-also something about "not allowed on personal sites", which makes no sense,
-because I've seen Google AdSense on many personal blogs and sites.
+also something about “not allowed on personal sites”, which makes no sense,
+because I’ve seen Google AdSense on many personal blogs and sites.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 After the initial announcement (which could have been sent automatically
 without human intervention for all I know), I have been unable to log into my 
 Google AdSense account. I later tried contacting a friend who works for 
-Google, but he's working for Google Open Source, and could not help me with
+Google, but hes working for Google Open Source, and could not help me with
 AdSense. Someone I talked with told me that Google give awful support to 
-people with AdSense and AdWords, and it seems that I'm not an exception to
+people with AdSense and AdWords, and it seems that Im not an exception to
 this.
 </p>
 
 accounts due to click fraud. I can swear that I have never engaged in
 click fraud, unless you call occassionally clicking on a few ads (probably 
 less than 20) that were published on my site and that I found interesting 
-as "click fraud" (during the entire time I had AdSense). I don't rule out
+as click fraud (during the entire time I had AdSense). I dont rule out
 that someone else has repetitively or automatededly clicked on my ads,
 but they would gain nothing from it, because the revenues from the ads goes
 to me. Therefore, it seems unlikely.
 <p>
 I have received at least two payments from Google from my ad revenue and was 
 happy about that, but I lost all the revenue from the last payment, including
-that generated by the "Mastering cat" feature, which has significinatly 
+that generated by the Mastering cat feature, which has significinatly 
 increased the number of hits on my site on 1 of April.
 </p>
 
 <p>
-I'm publishing this entry here so hopefully someone from Google who is able
-to help me, would volunteer to do so. If that fails as well, I'll have to
-look for a different ad provider. It's sad that Google handles innocent
+I’m publishing this entry here so hopefully someone from Google who is able
+to help me, would volunteer to do so. If that fails as well, I’ll have to
+look for a different ad provider. It’s sad that Google handles innocent
 web-masters like me so badly, and lack so much efficiency (despite the
-fact that their motto is "don't be evil."), especially on the service
+fact that their motto is dont be evil.), especially on the service
 that brings them the most revenue.
 </p>

lib/feeds/shlomif_hsite/2009-05-25.html

 
 <p>
 <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/meta/privacy-policy/" rel="nofollow">A privacy policy</a>
-has been added to the site. I'd like to thank a friend who is also a webmaster
+has been added to the site. Id like to thank a friend who is also a webmaster
 for allowing me to borrow and adapt his privacy policy.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 The <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/anti/apple/" rel="nofollow">Anti-Apple
-    Page</a> now contains 99 items with links. <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/anti/" rel="nofollow">other pages 
+    Page</a> now contains 99 items with links. <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/anti/" rel="nofollow">Other pages 
     against bad software</a> were also updated.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/bits/Mastering-Cat/" rel="nofollow">The page
-    about the "Mastering Cat" book</a>, which proved to be very popular has
-been updated with "Thanks" and "Coverage" sections.
+    about the <i>Mastering Cat</i> book</a>, which proved to be very popular has
+been updated with “Thanks” and “Coverage” sections.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 
 <blockquote>
     <p>
-Well, it's not a threat - it's a warning, and he won't be
+Well, its not a threat - its a warning, and he wont be
 harmed much by acting against my advice. A threat is
-something like "Stop posting political posts or I will burn
+something like Stop posting political posts or I will burn
 your house, rape your wife and daughters, banish you to the
 middle of Antarctica, convert all your Perl code to PHP, and
-then post it on thedailywtf.com." 
+then post it on thedailywtf.com.
     </p>
 </blockquote>
 

lib/feeds/shlomif_hsite/2009-07-11.html

 <!-- TITLE=My Google AdSense Account Was Suspended - Now What?-->
 <p>
-My <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/bits/Mastering-Cat/" rel="nofollow">"Mastering
-    cat" April Fool's feature</a> proved to be very popular. It was
+My <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/bits/Mastering-Cat/" rel="nofollow">“Mastering
+    cat” April Fool’s feature</a> proved to be very popular. It was
 <a href="http://linux.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/04/01/1211240" rel="nofollow">featured
     on Slashdot</a> and on other sites, and drove a lot of traffic to my
 site. However, as it seems it had one unfortunate effect of Google suspending
 While going through our records recently, we found that your AdSense
 account has posed a significant risk to our AdWords advertisers. Since
 keeping your account in our publisher network may financially damage our
-advertisers in the future, we've decided to disable your account.
+advertisers in the future, weve decided to disable your account.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 </p>
 
 <p>
-If you have any questions about your account or the actions we've taken,
+If you have any questions about your account or the actions weve taken,
 please do not reply to this email. You can find more information by
 visiting
 https://www.google.com/adsense/support/bin/answer.py?answer=57153.
 
 <p>
 כתזכורת, אם יש לך שאלות לגבי חשבונות שהושבתו בשל פעילות מודעות לא חוקית, עיין
-בסעיף 'שאלות נפוצות לגבי חשבון מושבת בשל פעילות לא חוקית'.
+בסעיף ’שאלות נפוצות לגבי חשבון מושבת בשל פעילות לא חוקית.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 15_AlreadyAppealed: no<br />
 16_OtherAccount: no<br />
 17_OtherAccountList:<br />
-18_WebAudience: It's my personal homepage, so people who arrive at its  
+18_WebAudience: Its my personal homepage, so people who arrive at its  
 various resources: pages about software, stories and aphorisms, technical
 presentations and essays.<br />
 19_UserGeography: My site is mostly written in English and appeals to 
 International surfers. I get traffic from many countries.<br />
-20_UserAccessMode: I haven't checked, but expect mostly from homes,  
+20_UserAccessMode: I havent checked, but expect mostly from homes,  
 offices, universities and other schools.<br />
 21_ScrapedContent: None, except limited quotations and some pages that  
 became offline and were preserved on my site.<br />
-22_ContentSources: It's almost entirely my own.<br />
+22_ContentSources: Its almost entirely my own.<br />
 23_NumAdmins: Only I.<br />
 24_UpdateFrequency: Normally, a few times a week.<br />
 25_BoughtTraffic: no<br />
 27_TrafficSources: From search engines, and links in news sites/blogs. I  
 promote recent features of my sites on my weblogs, in news sites such as  
 http://osnews.com/ and http://reddit.com/ and to a lesser extent as blog  
-comments on other people's blogs.<br />
+comments on other peoples blogs.<br />
 28_AdvertiserValue: My site has a lot of high-quality content, and attracts  
 many visitors.<br />
-29_UserIncentive: Don't think they would.<br />
+29_UserIncentive: Dont think they would.<br />
 30_ViolatedTerms: No.<br />
-31_InvalidActivity: On April's Fools' Day 2009, I published the following  
+31_InvalidActivity: On Aprils Fools Day 2009, I published the following  
 feature on my site:
 </p>
 
 I suspect that it may have increased the traffic to my site (at least  
 temporarily) significantly, which as a result got erroneously classified as  
 suspicious activity.
-32_SuspiciousData: I don't think there was, but I'm going to go over the  
+32_SuspiciousData: I dont think there was, but Im going to go over the  
 logs from March and April, just to be sure.
 </p>
 </blockquote>
 
 <p>
-The Hebrew tells me that they'll try to inspect my account soon, but that
-due to the many requests, it may take them "48 hours or more" to return to
-me. I haven't received a human response to my request (after this automated
+The Hebrew tells me that they’ll try to inspect my account soon, but that
+due to the many requests, it may take them “48 hours or more” to return to
+me. I haven’t received a human response to my request (after this automated
 reply) since this appeal was sent in 5-April, despite the fact that I
 submitted another appeal, a few weeks ago.
 </p>
 Next I tried <a href="http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/AdSense/thread?fid=44cc07435e1c137700046969d43e997b&amp;hl=en" rel="nofollow">asking
     the Google AdSense support forum for help</a>. Some people there responded
 but none of them were Google employees. Someone suggested it was caused by
-the fact that I didn't have a contact form, which doesn't make sense because
+the fact that I didnt have a contact form, which doesnt make sense because
 my unobfuscated email is clearly visible at the bottom of most pages,
 and because I have a <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/me/contact-me/" rel="nofollow">visible
-    "Contact Me" page</a> with many other ways of reaching me. They also
+    Contact Me page</a> with many other ways of reaching me. They also
 suggested it was caused by the fact I lacked a privacy policy, which is
 admittedly a problem, but 
 <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/meta/privacy-policy/" rel="nofollow">I added one</a> 
 since then and if Google were so concerned about it, they could have
 requested that I add one, and I would have happily complied. And the
-lack of privacy policy does not cause a "significant risk to advertisers".
+lack of privacy policy does not cause a significant risk to advertisers.
 There was
-also something about "not allowed on personal sites", which makes no sense,
-because I've seen Google AdSense on many personal blogs and sites.
+also something about “not allowed on personal sites”, which makes no sense,
+because I’ve seen Google AdSense on many personal blogs and sites.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 After the initial announcement (which could have been sent automatically
 without human intervention for all I know), I have been unable to log into my 
 Google AdSense account. I later tried contacting a friend who works for 
-Google, but he's working for Google Open Source, and could not help me with
+Google, but hes working for Google Open Source, and could not help me with
 AdSense. Someone I talked with told me that Google give awful support to 
-people with AdSense and AdWords, and it seems that I'm not an exception to
+people with AdSense and AdWords, and it seems that Im not an exception to
 this.
 </p>
 
 accounts due to click fraud. I can swear that I have never engaged in
 click fraud, unless you call occassionally clicking on a few ads (probably 
 less than 20) that were published on my site and that I found interesting 
-as "click fraud" (during the entire time I had AdSense). I don't rule out
+as click fraud (during the entire time I had AdSense). I dont rule out
 that someone else has repetitively or automatededly clicked on my ads,
 but they would gain nothing from it, because the revenues from the ads goes
 to me. Therefore, it seems unlikely.
 <p>
 I have received at least two payments from Google from my ad revenue and was 
 happy about that, but I lost all the revenue from the last payment, including
-that generated by the "Mastering cat" feature, which has significinatly 
+that generated by the Mastering cat feature, which has significinatly 
 increased the number of hits on my site on 1 of April.
 </p>
 
 <p>
-I'm publishing this entry here so hopefully someone from Google who is able
-to help me, would volunteer to do so. If that fails as well, I'll have to
-look for a different ad provider. It's sad that Google handles innocent
+I’m publishing this entry here so hopefully someone from Google who is able
+to help me, would volunteer to do so. If that fails as well, I’ll have to
+look for a different ad provider. It’s sad that Google handles innocent
 web-masters like me so badly, and lack so much efficiency (despite the
-fact that their motto is "don't be evil."), especially on the service
+fact that their motto is dont be evil.), especially on the service
 that brings them the most revenue.
 </p>