Sri Lanka says No to Internet Porn

It is not often that we receive news that is positive and promising. However, yesterday evening, I received a news alert on my mobile stating the following:

Say No to Porn“The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission has instructed Internet Service Providers in Sri Lanka to filter/block porn and obscene web sites.”

The full article can be read from the Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka, titled: “Govt. Regulatory Body Act Against Porn Websites”

This is, without doubt, a huge achievement for Sri Lanka and we extend our congratulations to the Government of Sri Lanka and the Colombo Chief Magistrate for his directives.

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Bing is here: is it time for change?

Microsoft Bing

Microsoft’s new search engine, or “decision engine” Bing is probably the first competitor to Google. What’s more, research even suggests that Bing has gained a tiny increase in market share in the search engine war.

Without doubt, there are some cool features in Bing that would attract even some of the ardent Googlers of this earth. At first glance, the results page looks similar to Google but the similarity ends there.

In fact, the results look nicer than Google, especially the image search (multi-size thumbnails and grids, different choices of detail, filters by image size, colors, etc). I just love how sounds and videos are embedded into search results and how there’s a mouse-over for a small preview. Then there is this nice hovering feature at the right edge of a search result where more information is displayed without having to click through to the page.

I also love the colourful front cover photo that changes each day and how you can float over it to find more information.

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Webvision Sri Lanka: Seven Years Young

This month, Webvision celebrates seven years of service in the web design and web hosting industry.

Firstly, we are very thankful to God for his guidance throughout these seven years. Webvision started small, still remains small and are truly confident that “small IS beautiful”. We also express our sincere gratitude to all our customers from near and far for having patronised our business. We trust we would be of service to you in the coming years and continue to innovate in order to meet your website requirements.

A special thanks to those of you who obliged us with some superb testimonials. This is truly encouraging and would certainly portray a positive image to our business.

To those of you who have never visited our website, there are many firsts in this revamped version. To start with, we have moved our website URL from webvision-lk.com to webvision.lk. Then we have this blog! When one cannot write eloquently, starting a blog may sound ludicrous! Hey, but com’on, I can’t be that bad and come what may, I plan on knocking my keyboard!

From a design angle, we have introduced silhouettes on our header and footer. This has added an element of simplicity and the local flavour provides a Sri Lankan identity. We have also embedded an introductory video clip and included a search bar for easy navigation.

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