Tuesday, March 25, 2008

A Secret Dubai mystery

As we all know, SD is blocked in the UAE.

My visitors this morning include this one:


Domain Name (Unknown)
IP Address 194.170.24.# (Abu Dhabi Investment Authority)
ISP Emirates Telecommunications Corporation
Location Continent : Asia
Country : United Arab Emirates (Facts)
State/Region : Abu Zaby
City : Abu Dhabi
Lat/Long : 24.4667, 54.3667 (Map)
Language English (U.S.) en-us
Operating System Microsoft Win2000
Browser Internet Explorer 6.0
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; InfoPath.1; .NET CLR 2.0.50727)
Javascript version 1.3
Monitor Resolution : 1024 x 768
Color Depth : 32 bits
Time of Visit Mar 25 2008 1:57:33 pm
Last Page View Mar 25 2008 1:57:33 pm
Visit Length 0 seconds
Page Views 1
Referring URL http://www.secretdubai.blogspot.com
Visit Entry Page http://dubaithoughts.blogspot.com/
Visit Exit Page http://dubaithoughts.blogspot.com/
Out Click
Time Zone UTC+4:00
Visitor's Time Mar 25 2008 2:57:33 pm
Visit Number 64,237


So someone in ADIA is coming in to me from a blocked site.

Actually, it's the second time today they've done it:


Domain Name (Unknown)
IP Address 194.170.24.# (Abu Dhabi Investment Authority)
ISPEmirates Telecommunications Corporation
Location Continent: Asia
Country:
United Arab Emirates (Facts)
State/Region: Abu Zaby
City: Abu Dhabi
Lat/Long: 24.4667, 54.3667
(Map)
Language English (U.S.)en-us
Operating System Microsoft Win2000
Browser Internet Explorer 6.0Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; InfoPath.1; .NET CLR 2.0.50727)
Javascript version 1.3
Monitor Resolution: 1024 x 768
Color Depth: 32 bits
Time of Visit Mar 25 2008 8:42:20 am
Last Page View Mar 25 2008 8:42:35 am
Visit Length 15 seconds
Page Views 1
Referring URL
http://www.secretdubai.blogspot.com
Visit Entry Page http://dubaithoughts.blogspot.com/
Visit Exit Page http://dubaithoughts.blogspot.com/
Out Click 8 commentshttp://www.blogger.c...D=765942449095148285
Time Zone UTC+4:00
Visitor's Time Mar 25 2008 9:42:20 am
Visit Number 64,177



Should I be hiding under the bed?


PS
Later in the day - they're still visiting via SD's blocked blog:


hct.ac.ae ? (United Arab Emirates)
IP Address 194.170.32.# (Higher Colleges of Technology)
ISP Emirates Telecommunications Corporation
Location Continent:Asia
Country: United Arab Emirates (Facts)
State/Region: Abu Zaby
City: Abu Dhabi

Referring URL http://secretdubai.blogspot.com/
Visit Entry Page http://dubaithoughts.blogspot.com/
Time Zone

Visitor's Time Mar 25 2008 5:11:32 pm
Visit Number 64,270

10 comments:

LDU said...

Seabee,

where do I go to get info like that on my page?

Seabee said...

LDU, you need to install a site meter.

Peripatetic Engineer said...

Big Brother is watching!

liminallounge said...

I didn't realize SD had been blocked. I read it through a reader. When did that happen? After the rant on journalism?

Anonymous said...

Relax, i had SD on my favorite site lists, which is why i go there first, but your blog isnt bad either...

from now on , maybe i will add your site as a hot link so that i dotn have to come through SD site or anyone else's....

i*maginate said...

*anon, point now is prob how come SD is unblocked @ ur place.

*seabee...jehaz 'bu thabee mite be looking to invest in your blog? loool... whatcha say anon? ;-) and anon, working on fridays not good loool....

Seabee said...

anon thank you for the resounding endorsement "but your blog isnt bad either..."

:-)

Keefieboy said...

"but your blog isnt bad either..."

Hehehe. I second that!

Seabee said...

Thanks Keefie.

I bet the fun and games in Dubai are more amusing from a distance eh?

Anonymous said...

Uh, that last one was probably me. Faculty at HCT get unrestricted Internet access at work.