The easy-peasy process:
- Ask me anything (anything!) in the comment thread below this post; and
- I'll answer you in comments, on this weekend's podcast, or both.
Bada-bing, bada-boom, and so on and so forth.
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This does appear to be a directed attack against your site. Unfortunately this was caught by they automated system which is simply unable to make that distinction. I have lifted the restrictions on your site and [redacted -- he did some stuff that I won't reveal because why give the bad guys information that might help them next time?] to prevent these from being a continuous issue ...
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