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  1. Melodi

    PLAY Rural broadband spells land-grab disaster if those predatory doxies are unleashed on lonely farmers-(lol)

    I thought folks here my enjoy this "opinion" piece written by a rural pub owner aka The Landlord about what some of his customers (one in particular) think about the new plan to bring broadband to isolated parts of rural Ireland that are still off-line. Warning put down your hot liquids before...
  2. MinnesotaSmith

    CORP/BIZ California May Be Coming for You -- big back taxes if you NEVER did anything there

    https://spectator.org/california-may-be-coming-for-you/ by STEVEN GREENHUT April 4, 2019 "Those of us who live in California are used to the state’s aggressive tax-collection policies. Despite record-setting budgets, the state never has enough revenue to fund all the programs it wants to...
  3. Melodi

    GOV/MIL US issues emergency cyber security directive as Iran-linked hackers strike during shutdown

    But...but the Federal Workforce doesn't do anything, they are all just leaches right (sarcasm alert) and good luck getting those agencies to "submit reports" with no IT people and good luck getting IT people to come in if they find other jobs. US issues emergency cyber security directive as...
  4. H

    POL Pol/Gov: Senate Democrats Are Circulating Plans for Government Takeover of the Internet

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... https://reason.com/blog/2018/07/31/democrats-tech-policy-plans-leaked Senate Democrats Are Circulating Plans for Government Takeover of the Internet: Reason Roundup Plus: Testing telemedicine abortion and 3D printed guns. Elizabeth...
  5. Melodi

    TECH Leaked Google Memo - with link to video

    I could have sworn I read this on a thread here this morning but I can't find it either on advanced search or by looking at the first two pages (I did this three times, I still might have missed it - if so, mods please combine with the older thread). But this is so important, I think everyone...
  6. H

    COMM Forgotten Weapons, Maven, YouTube, and the Future of the Internet

    Forgotten Weapons, Maven, YouTube, and the Future of the Internet Run time (14:37) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwW7NeBwkfw
  7. H

    INTL China Presses Its Internet Censorship Efforts Across the Globe

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/02/technology/china-technology-censorship-borders-expansion.html TECHNOLOGY China Presses Its Internet Censorship Efforts Across the Globe By PAUL MOZUR MARCH 2, 2018 SHANGHAI — Within its digital...
  8. H

    OP-ED Video - Fahrenheit 451 & Digital Decay - Karl Kasarda of InRange TV

    Fahrenheit 451 & Digital Decay (5:37) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYcLv9HzDXg
  9. H

    ALERT Yahoo now thinks all 3B accounts were impacted by 2013 breach, not 1B as thought

    For leaks see article source..... Posted for fair use..... https://techcrunch.com/2017/10/03/yahoo-says-all-3b-accounts-were-impacted-by-2013-breach-not-1b-as-thought/ Yahoo now thinks all 3B accounts were impacted by 2013 breach, not 1B as thought Posted 2 hours ago by Ingrid Lunden...
  10. Suzieq

    CHAT Spectrum/TWC (TV & Internet Services) are Reported Down Across the Country

    What is going on with Spectrum/TWC Services? Let us know if you are having any problems. My Spectrum Online Services has been down all morning. So I went over to their online outage page and it down in a lot of places. Check out map below. Go to this link, scroll down to read comments of...
  11. H

    COMM China Tells Carriers to Block Access to Personal VPNs by February

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-07-10/china-is-said-to-order-carriers-to-bar-personal-vpns-by-February China Tells Carriers to Block Access to Personal VPNs by February Bloomberg News July10, 2017 3:29 AM PDT July 10, 2017...
  12. MinnesotaSmith

    POL Iceland about to have the Pirate Party take over (not a joke)

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/iceland-a-land-of-vikings-braces-for-a-pirate-party-takeover/2016/10/23/f1bfe992-9540-11e6-9cae-2a3574e296a6_story.html By Griff Witte October 23 [2016] REYKJAVIK, ICELAND — "The party that could be on the cusp of winning Iceland’s national elections...
  13. H

    INTL China Fakes Nearly 450 Million Social Media Posts, Research Shows

    Recall we've talked about "drones" doing stuff on line here in CONUS.... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/china-fakes-nearly-450-million-social-media-posts-research-shows/ar-BBtLmvc?ocid=spartanntp China Fakes Nearly 450 Million...
  14. H

    GOV/MIL Internet domain handoff takes major step forward

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://thehill.com/policy/technology/272568-internet-domain-handoff-takes-major-step-forward Internet domain handoff takes major step forward By Mario Trujillo - 03/10/16 02:30 PM EST Comments 1823 A major step was taken Thursday in...
  15. H

    TECH Yahoo could soon become Internet history

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.cnet.com/news/yahoo-may-be-about-to-become-internet-history/ Yahoo could soon become Internet history After a long struggle to lure people back to Yahoo Mail and its search engine, the trailblazing online service plans to...
  16. H

    GOV/MIL Lawmakers: U.S. (Obama's) plan for Internet may be unconstitutional

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/lawmakers-u.s.-plan-for-internet-may-be-unconstitutional/article/2572941 Lawmakers: U.S. plan for Internet may be unconstitutional By Rudy Takala (@RudyTakala) • 9/28/15 12:27 PM President Obama's...
  17. Border Collie

    COMM FBI Admits 11 Attacks Against Internet, Power Grid Lines In California This Year

    Original (with video): http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2015/06/30/california-internet-outage/29521335/ The FBI is investigating string of attacks against the Internet backbone in California, including one early Tuesday morning. Trevor Hughes/USA TODAY The FBI is investigating at least 11...
  18. H

    GOV/MIL WikiLeaks says it's leaking over 500,000 Saudi documents

    I figured this deserved its own thread.... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://apnews.myway.com/article/20150619/ml--wikileaks-saudi_cables-9c9f2d866d.html WikiLeaks says it's leaking over 500,000 Saudi documents Jun 19, 6:51 PM (ET) By RAPHAEL SATTER and MAGGIE...
  19. H

    WTF?!? UK’s nuclear weapons data + other sensitive internet traffic rerouted thru Ukraine+Russia

    WTF?!?!?!?..........:shkr: For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/technology/uks-nuclear-weapons-data-and-other-sensitive-internet-traffic-rerouted-through-ukraine-31066133.html UK’s nuclear weapons data and other sensitive internet traffic...
  20. twincougars

    TECH New Linux Rootkit Attacks Internet Users

    Author : Mohit Kumar on 12/02/2012 05:19:00 AM Security researchers have discovered what appears to be an experimental Linux rootkit designed to infect its highly select victims during a classic drive-by website attack. The malware allows hackers to inject code directly in...
  21. Kook

    TECH A spooky thing just happened.......

    .....to me on the internet. This morning, about 11:30 AM, I was talking to my best bud, a guy I've known for 38 years, on the phone. He wanted to know what was available, at reasonable cost, to build a nice stereo system. I went over to Amazon.com and starting reading some specs to him of some...
  22. Mudkip

    TECH Random, internet wide server failures

    I've been talking to a couple of people in Georgia and Mississippi. I'm in the upper midwest. We've all been experiencing random server failures. You will go to any website, it will work for a few seconds, if you try to navigate within it or to another site, it will bring you to a server...
  23. davidinthewilderness

    HEALTH Spirit of Etsy: Crush Healthy Products As Illegal Drugs

    Images and hyperlinks at: http://www.nonaiswa.org/wordpress/?p=9206 By Celeste Bishop Two grandmothers, Pat Showalter and Celeste Bishop, are square in the middle of the war against pure beauty and health products as a result of their website being on the Goliath Internet venue Etsy, an...
  24. davidinthewilderness

    TECH Dear Google User

    Now that everyone from DHS to ??? has codified the pillaging of your personal information the frenzy has begun. This came in the inbox this morning: Dear Google user, We're getting rid of over 60 different privacy policies across Google and replacing them with one that's a lot shorter and...
  25. CGTech

    WTF?!? VeriSign Demands Power To Kill “Abusive” Websites

    VeriSign Demands Power To Kill “Abusive” Websites Manager of all .com internet addresses seeks authority to terminate domains on government order without legal oversight Paul Joseph Watson Infowars.com Tuesday, October 11, 2011 The global authority over all .com domain names...
  26. dstraito

    POL White House is keeping Tabs on us!

    Well, at least they are hearing how we feel. Maybe they will sit up and take notice. Obama Collecting Web Users' Data http://www.foxnews.com/politics/elections/2009/09/16/obama-collecting-web-users-data/ The White House is collecting and storing comments and videos placed on its...
  27. P

    TECH Internet-Ready TVs Usher Web Into Living Room

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123111603391052641.html#articleTabs%3Dcomments Internet-Ready TVs Usher Web Into Living Room By NICK WINGFIELD and DON CLARK After more than a decade of disappointment, the goal of marrying television and the Internet seems finally to be picking up steam. A...
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