Security Update – we dealt with Heartbleed promptly

You have probably heard of the Heartbleed bug by now. Described as “Catastrophic” by the experts, this tiny coding error was affecting 66% of all web servers. Of course,  our phpList techies were on top of this right away. It took around 6 hours for us to update our servers, and all SSL certs were… [+]

Open Standards Make Our World Go Round

To celebrate Document Freedom Day 2014, I have made an infographic which (I hope) explains how integral Open Standards are to our digital world and society, and in particular to our phpList community. Open Standards Open Standards are, roughly speaking, specifications for formats (such as .odf) or protocols (such as www) that are freely available… [+]

Open Source Synergy

GnuPG, the highly regarded Open Source email encryption software, used phpList to launch a successful campaign. Today, GnuPG finished the first stage of a high profile crowd funding campaign. They used phpList as a key part of their marketing strategy. The campaign made 100% of the target amount within a whirlwind 26 hours, and has… [+]

Introducing Anna

Hello, I am Anna, the new community manager at phpList. The 4th Jan is Community Manager Appreciation Day so I thought I should introduce myself and tell you a little about what I will be doing and who I am. I enjoy promoting Free and Open Source software, writing technical documentation, video editing, blogging and… [+]

Stuff before now . . .

Here are some links to previous blogs, from before we moved to WordPress. News Archive 2003-2013 The full news archive, including the posts from WordPress and those before, can be viewed here.