Simon Willison’s Weblog


Monday, 29th January 2007 A free Web Service for checking if an address is likely to come from a disposable e-mail service. It’s the anti-Mailinator!

# 3:49 am / mailinator, undisposable, webservice

It's still a privacy concern. If, for example, I work at and post from Microsoft all day and my identicon is that of the MS Proxy Server then I would be able to identify other mefi users who are my co-workers because our identicons would match.


# 4:12 am / identicons, privacy

Apple UK Get a Mac ads. Totally awesome, they’re using Mitchell and Webb. Not sure how much Mac users will want to be associated with Jeremy from Peep Show though...

# 4:27 am / advertising, apple, mitchellandwebb, peepshow (via) Sign up for a free @xrid*something i-name by logging in with an OpenID.

# 4:55 am / iname, openid, xri