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virtual blockade for oaxaca

join this electronic blockade of the websites for all of the Mexican embassies and consulates in the United States and Canada.
In response to a call to action to remember Brad and all the companer@s killed in the popular struggle to oust the bloody tyrant Ulises Ruiz, to show solidarity with the teachers and protesters of Oaxaca, and to attempt to interrupt the invasion of Oaxaca that Mexican President Vicente Fox is beginning, join this electronic blockade of the websites for all of the Mexican embassies and consulates in the United States and Canada.

 http://www.thing.net/~rdom/ecd/oaxaca2/index.php

homepage: homepage: http://www.thing.net/~rdom/ecd/oaxaca2/index.php

Not Going Anywhere? 04.Nov.2006 20:04

Epicketer

Bringing up one of these pages, watching the 24 frames replicate on the first load, there is activity on my modem. However, after the first loading (24 frames) has occurred, when the reload cycles begin, the modem is idle.

I would expect to see some activity on my modem--i.e., some kind of "virtual blockade" action eminating from my box as the number of reloads grow. Instead, I see only a very infrequent, single instantaneously brief flicker, separated by minutes, at times--normal modem behavior when there's no traffic, probably some random handshaking between modem and server.

There is no other application activity underway on my system that would be interacting with the server or the Internet.

This modem inactivity occurs even when I have loaded and am running several "virtual blockade" windows in the background.

Why is the modem inert when the "virtual blockade" is happily replicating frames--many, many reloads being tallied in the count box?

set your cache to zero 06.Nov.2006 18:13

otherwise

set your cache to zero (0) otherwise it is refreshing your view from images saved to your hardrive (cache).
If the size of material temporarily stored on your hard drive (cache) is of zero size then your browser will 'send out' the signal to the consulates to give you their homepage again.

You can do this under "Tools" "Internet Options" or the like.

Read the info on the blockade page above. They tell you exactly.