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Bad Bot IPs


Memphis Web Programming is not responsible for the use or distribution of the below list.
The following is a list of IPs that ignore robot.txt that I have collected over the past few years.
these IPs are now banned from access to the site. The code I use ignores Google IPs, etc.
Contact me for a mdb or other data file.

For a text file with detailed data click HERE


Confirming that which was expected

In the scientific world confirming, through observation and testing, a hypothesis is a monumental accomplishment worthy of high accolades. Nevermind the fact that it may have already been supposed and generally accepted in some scientific model years before its discovery. To be fair, many hypothesizes could not be confirmed because technology was not advanced enough to allow observation or proper testing.

programming theory

National Registry Of WI-FI Connections

There are many cyber threats that we face in today's ever evolving internet. One of those threats, that has not received a lot of attention, is the growing number of Wi-Fi hotspots that millions of cell phones connect to daily.

Android Little Known Security Feature

Android Security Feature – Smart Lock

Available on Android devices with an OS of 5.0 and above is a security feature called Smart Lock. It can be accessed, with screen lock android phone securityenabled, in settings > general > security, and then needs to be enabled and configured under smart lock. Location may vary.

Facebook and Bad Ads

Just to show how easy it is to deceive in the computer ad market I took this ad that showed up on Facebook feeds and dissected it a little bit. The sad truth is that deceitful ads like this generate millions in revenue.


Linear Encryption Program


Do you carry passwords or sensitive information around on a portable device?

Created by Memphis Web Programming
Claudo-Clam© Linear Encryption Program is a password file protection method that ensures your password file is protected.
Click here to take a look.

Memphis Business Journal

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 09:04
Samuel Hardiman
Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris expressed doubt about the effectiveness of tax incentives and disputed the notion that the public sector actually creates jobs during his State of the County address Friday. Instead of incentives, he offered workforce development and other investment in people as the public's proper place in the equation. "I believe that the jury is still out as to whether a government official can create a private sector job. I still believe that the private sector creates private…

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 14:22
Samuel Hardiman
Memphis 3.0 cleared its first legislative hurdle Thursday, Feb. 14, meaning the Memphis City Council is the last remaining barrier between the city and its first comprehensive land-use plan in nearly 40 years. The Memphis and Shelby County Land Use Control Board (LUCB) voted unanimously at its most recent meeting to approve the plan and send it to the City Council for approval. Even before Land Use adopted the plan, neighborhoods tried to use it as a reason for certain developments to be denied:…

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 13:55
Corey Davis
Memphis' new football team is looking to make some improvements at its home stadium. A building permit valued at $24,000 was filed Thursday, Feb. 14, by the Express. According to the permit, the site is 335 N. Hollywood St., the location of the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. The work was described as scaffolding for VIP seating. Cavan Fosnes, director of communications for the Memphis Express, declined to provide further details to the Memphis Business Journal about the impending work. The Express,…

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 13:52
An old shopping center on Mendenhall near Poplar will get some long-overdue renovations — but, it could mean a longtime restaurant would have to leave.

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 13:10
Greg Akers
The largest beauty retailer in the nation continues to grow it's Mid-South presence. Ulta Beauty has signed a lease at Germantown Village Square at 7670 Poplar Ave., where it will join tenants such as Old Navy, TJ Maxx, and Five Below. According to the shopping center's owner, PEBB Enterprises, Germantown Village Square's ground-level retail is now 97 percent occupied — one 4,000-square-foot space is still available — and its upstairs office is 90 percent occupied — with a 2,700-square-foot…

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