EntreCard Down For The Count?
Call For Help (UPDATE 9.21.2012)
Thanks to commenter "John" I sent out a tweet to @phirate aka Richard Clark, who is Entrecard’s founding developer, based in New Zealand. Not sure if he's up at this hour (nighttime there) but it's worth a shot.
In 2009, EntreCard founder Graham Langdon sold EntreCard Inc. to ZipRunner Inc., which kept Clark on in some capacity.
This morning I had to remove my widget, which I promise will be back in place as soon as EC is up and running again (if it ever does get up and running again). I was IM'd by some readers that the failure of the widget to load was freezing my blog on their devices.
ANYONE WITH EC NEWS please leave it in in my comments section, or if you are logged into Facebook you can automatically comment without going thru that horrible cap'caha process!
No word from EC (UPDATE 9.20.2012)
Going into the second or third day (4th according to meadowly.blogspot.com) of the EC outage, I'm surprised nobody is blogging about it, except for Golch, who mentions taking the widget off his blog for the time being... and Comedy Plus blog, which posted this notice: "Removed the Entrecard script so my website will open quicker." The Blog That Am is recommending an alternative to Entrecard.
Previously Entitled ::: EntreCard Dark This Morning (Sept. 19)
The EC server is apparently offline - perhaps due to a weather outage? Some netizens have noted they believe the EC system has been on 'autopilot' for some time. It is now 0612 Eastern here in NY - I notice the EC widgets are not appearing on any of the blogs I usually visit, so let's "wait and see!"
Beyond the EC incident this morning, I see blogger/blog*spot/Google has now officially forced the new Blogger interface upon us. It CAN be dealt with, I assure you!