Ah, I love the smell of controversy in the morning. I’ve been tracking an interesting story concerning the use of Covenant Eyes software. Apparently one of the largest Anglican seminaries in the world, Moore Theological College, near Sydney, Australia, recently encouraged students and faculty to install CE on their personal computers. John Woodhouse, the principle at Moore, while not making CE mandatory, desires to create a “culture” of accountability at the school. Reactions to this initiative vary, as you can probably imagine.
The Lord does work in mysterious ways. I never could have predicted or expected this turn of events in my life. Last August I was asked to take part in a “prayer journey” in the Toledo area. Not knowing the specific purpose of the journey, I agreed, thinking, “I know Toledo could use some prayer. Why not?” To my surprise it ended up being a small group of concerned Toledoans targeting the strip clubs, massage parlors, and adult entertainment stores in the city. This caught me a bit off guard, and to be honest, when I found out about where … Continue reading →
by Zach Spencer It has come to our attention that a number of our Members would like some extended hours for customer support. Because of that demand, we have decided to increase the number of hours that telephone customer support is available. Here are the new days and times for telephone customer support. As of January 4th, 2008: on Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 AM to Midnight (Eastern Time) and on Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Eastern Time). This extension of hours will significantly increase the availability of Covenant Eyes support services and should prove to be especially … Continue reading →
Last night in a maintenance window that started at 11 PM and just finished, the technology team moved the majority of our servers from the NOC in Corunna into the NOC in our new location. It was a great team effort including Mike Cross and Jim Scheffler both leading the way – plus Rick Finn, Zach Spencer, John McKnight, Jordan Wertz, Scott McClurg, Collin Rose, Bill Spencer and myself. We moved over 15 servers, added a new fiber line connection, rewired our internal network, and put them all into the new NOC. The new NOC is a vast improvement. It … Continue reading →
by Zach Spencer There will be a Server Facility Upgrade tonight (Thursday, December 6th). All servers will be down momentarily at 3 AM (EST – New York Time). We appreciate your patience during this brief interruption of service. Reports will not be available from 11PM to 4AM. We apologize for any inconvenience. — Us Here’s this broken down into better information for you guys. At 11PM, we will be taking down the websites. This includes the blog, our homepage, the “My Account” center for members, and the sign up process. Barring catastrophe (and we’re working very hard to bar catastrophe) … Continue reading →