They found me. I don’t know how, but they found me.

I have absolutely nothing of interest to say, except that the Chinese have found me. I go through my unapproved comments anywhere from five to seven times a day, and there’s usually one to three comments written in ChineseĀ waiting for my almighty hand to flush them down the spam hole.

Of course, now that I’ve linked a YouTube video here on The Story Folder (and yes, that’s a capitalĀ The), my spam folder should have a heyday with the sudden influx of bots. Ah well. It gives me something to do when I’m supposed to be working on my novel.

In other news, between privacy issues and echo-chamber shenanigans, I’m looking into Google substitutes. So far I’m

  1. Trying out Brave Browser (which has a built-in adblocker)
  2. Using duckduckgo as my search engine
  3. But
  4. With no real clue as to decent email alternatives.

As for YouTube, I’m not even go to try giving that up. Way too many cat videos to quit.