Fundraiser for 6 Months of Dedicated Server for

First off, thanks to everyone who commented on last night's blog entry regarding comment throttling. I am very happy to say that the changes made last night to the server made a big difference and that comment throttling was able to be cut off this afternoon. While there are still hiccups which may occur, overall the site is running a good bit better today than it has been.

I would also like to say thank you to everyone who offered to help us afford a dedicated server. I have setup a 'group action' over on to raise $700 to help fund a dedicated server for the next 6 months. The way this works is that you pledge an amount, and then if we receive enough pledges to cover the entire amount then you make good on your pledge. This will last at most 14 days, and once we have the funds I will get the ball rolling on making the switch ASAP. Please just chip in a few bucks, don't go overboard, hopefully we all can cover our own little part of this.

6 Months of Dedicated Server Hosting for

Thanks to everyone who contributes to this site and helps keep it productive!

Note: As of Friday, 3/23, at 10pm we hit the needed $700. Thank you to everyone who chipped in! I will start the ball rolling on getting the server switch done ASAP!

Okay, people.

This is not very much money at all if everyone who enjoys writing and reading comments ponies up. This shouldn't take two weeks.

hear hear

open up those paypal accounts, people! this shouldn't be too hard :)

I know KSM is big news

but I'm surprised at how little attention this seems to be getting. And you don't NEED a paypal account, though you may prefer it -- yer basic plastic works real good. AND no money comes out of your account unless/until the goal is met.

Paypal wouldnt work for me,

Paypal wouldnt work for me, kept getting sent to a dead end "add new card link". Normal CC worked tho.

Wallets out tightwads!

Pitch In!

After giving, I'm passing the hat on to the next person.

And Paypal worked for me, at least.

Whoa... that is MUCH better than when I last checked.

It appears that 26 people have made pledges!

just pledged, but

the number didn't move. Huh?

Yup, still says 26

Justice deferred is justice denied-MLK

halfway there

hey dz, why not stick this on the front page for a day or so - I'm sure there are people who would like to contribute who don't know this is going on.

The Eleventh Day of Every Month

Yes, front-paging would be a great idea --

maybe after the Rosie/KSM/Sunday protest stuff is less prominent.

And it really does look like it's "stuck" at 26 donors. What's up with that?

This is more important than you think

911Blogger is one of the most visited 9/11 sites on the internet. Last September it peaked with about 300,000 visits for the month. If you have a look at the stats


you can also see that there is steady growth of visitors and pages viewed month on month.

When this September hits you can bet there will be another surge in visitors, all hungry for information and it is vital that this site can cope with the bandwidth and server power.

I have just given a bit via PayPal. Please do the same - if everyone did just a little, dz would get what he needs and we will be able to serve every visitor what they need. . . vital 9/11 info!


dz I knew this would work out as soon as you frontpaged it :)

The Eleventh Day of Every Month


Gave at the office. :)

"So where is the oil going to come from?... The Middle East, with two-thirds of the world's oil and the lowest cost, is still where the prize ultimately lies."

Richard Cheney - Chief Executive Of Halliburton




Good work guys.


Things like this that give me hope. Unfortunately, the way the world works, you need money if you want to have a voice. The fact that people were willing to donate to make this important site better, tells me this...


"So where is the oil going to come from?... The Middle East, with two-thirds of the world's oil and the lowest cost, is still where the prize ultimately lies."

Richard Cheney - Chief Executive Of Halliburton