Privacy policy

I, Hunter Hogan, own and do most of the work on this website, As of 5 April 2018, the website is on a virtual server with a Linux operating system. The web-server software is Apache. software and various plugins manage most content.

When you access, your action could create one or more log entries in software controlled by, one or more cookies served by, and/or pass data to one or more third-party services used by

Some logs, cookies, or third-party services might have information about you. Some of that information might be stored by Within the limits of the laws of humans and the laws of physics, I can do whatever the fuck I want with that information.

Since I made this website in 2001, my most common action has been to ignore, then delete, the information. But you should assume that I might become a dickhead like Google, Equifax, Facebook, the US government, or nearly every other government, and use the information to be an asshole: always within the limits of the law, of course.

If you don’t like my policy, you have many options. Your best choice is to never use the internet. A pro-social choice would be to help me to create and implement a better privacy policy. But you won’t do that because it’s more fun to bitch about the world than to improve the world. A third option is for you to protect your own privacy.

Third-party privacy policies uses third-party services and some services might include the following services. If uses these third-party services, then those services might have privacy policies, but they might not adhere to their policies and nearly all of these third-parties have a history of making significant changes to their policies.

Google AdSense privacy-policy requirements uses Google AdSense to serve advertisements. Because uses Google AdSense, Google requires to tell you the following: does not have access to those cookies or the information in the cookies. At best, can view some aggregate information about all cookies created by Google and related to

Privacy policies of other Google products uses Google Analytics, Google Customized Search, Google+, and possibly other Google products. At best, has access to aggregate information collected by Google. To understand Google’s policies, please see How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps. (Meaning: when you are on and Google collects data about you, what is Google going to do with the collected data.)

Privacy policies of other third-party cookies

Content from third parties might have an associated cookie or other method of tracking (a login, for example) controlled by the third party. A page on with a YouTube video, for example, likely has one or more cookies controlled by YouTube and could even be associated with your YouTube account. does not have access to any of these cookies, the information in the cookies, or your third-party account information: unless we do have access, but as of 5 April 2018, I am ignorant of any exception. In some cases, has access to aggregate information from the third parties.

Some other third-parties that might collect information about you when you use, including, in alphabetical order:

  • AddThis
  • Automattic, owner of, maker of the Jetpack plugin for WordPress
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • PayPal
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
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