I clicked on a Slashdot banner ad. I got:

Using Apache Tomcat but need to do more?

We’re sorry, but due to restrictions placed by US law, we are unable to offer you the opportunity to download WebSphere at this time due to your country of origin. If you believe that this was in error, please contact with your IP address (

I don’t know if SourceForge knows how to do a “whois”, but that IP belongs to Kodak, a company based in Rochester, NY, USA. I very much doubt that US law would prohibit the export of certain software to Rochester, NY, in spite of the fact that we elected Hillary Clinton.

It gets better – if you click the “please contact”, it’s a mailto, but when you send the email, it bounces with

—– The following addresses had permanent fatal errors —–
(reason: 550 Unrouteable address)

—– Transcript of session follows —–
… while talking to

>>>>>> RCPT To:<>

< << 550 Unrouteable address 550 5.1.1 <>... User unknown

If I was IBM, I wouldn’t be trusting my important products to these ass-clowns.