Federal Surveillance

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Surely you’ve heard all the uproar over the Google Street View vehicles of late. They are the ones that have been driving all over the world taking pictures of everything, “helping” you. Turns out they were also “listening” in on un-secure wireless networks. If hearing that didn’t make you go double check that your wireless Read More

Facebook and the Placenta

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It is one thing to screw up due to ignorance…Stupidity is an entirely different situation. I’ve written about many idiotic circumstances, most of the time it is people doing dumb things, usually because they don’t know any better or they didn’t really think things through. Now we have this: the Kansas City Star (a newspaper) Read More

SEC Surfed for Porn

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The NY Daily News reports: The country’s top financial watchdogs turned out to be horndogs who spent hours gawking at porn Web sites as the economy teetered on the brink, according to a memo released Thursday night. The shocking findings include Securities and Exchange Commission senior staffers using government computers to browse for booty and Read More