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Internet and Computer Security For Home Users During Lockdown (well, any time really) – Part 1

Crime, Current Events, Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security, Technology

Most of the world is currently locked down, stuck at home to a greater or lesser degree, and spending a LOT more time on the internet. If you’re an introvert (like me), this isn’t a huge change over normal, but if you’re more socially inclined, this may be the first time you’ve really had to […]

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Ever wondered what the internet is really like?

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security, Technology

Many of us remember a time when having a blog or a computer on the internet was a cool thing and was safe-ish.  There were hackers, but you could take some simple steps (though not enough people did, even then) and largely keep the miscreants out of your stuff. It’s a different world today.  I […]

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So you lost your job for being an ass? (formerly: How not to get caught…)

Crime, Current Events, Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security

I originally wrote this article 30 Jan 2007, but it bears repeating in light of the mental giant who lost his job over getting on TV saying “Fuck her right in the pussy!” to a reporter. FHRITP heckling is, at best, juvenile.  It’s something I’d expect a 10-year-old to say just before getting his mouth […]

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Dear Advertisers… here’s something to think about.

Current Events, Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Rules, Security, Technology

Over at Tech Life Post today, they have a couple of articles regarding Google Ad Sense. If you don’t deliberately block ads, you’ve probably seen it in action and don’t even realize it. Google makes its money, if you didn’t know this, by selling advertising. They use their search engine technology first and foremost to […]

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