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Thursday, May 05, 2011

Dreamhost can fuck a pony

a) We're not doing this. b) Dreamhost is run by children. c) Don't treat your customers (who probably know more than your tech help monkeys anyway) like idiots. Here's a response I got from Dreamhost when they claimed something was in violation of their TOS:
"Hello Victor,

I understand what you are saying, but rather than argue the definition of
a daemon I will just say that we do not allow persistent process that
listen on ports on shared hosting accounts, as detailed in our Acceptable
Use Policy (

"Any process that opens a network socket to accept connections from
external networks is forbidden. "

(under the Network Daemons section).

Thanks for refraining from running this in the future, and we will
continue to work to improve the reliability of the services we provide."


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