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Where does spy traffic go?

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security, Technology

I’ve had a bit more time on my hands lately, and I’d been noticing some unusual traffic being caught by my Fortigate on ports 80 and 443 (normal Web traffic ports).  My home network is pretty locked down with rules for traffic coming in and traffic going out, so I have a pretty good sense […]

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Cyclists vs Motorists… the great debate

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Outdoors, Politics and Activism, Rules, Travel

It’s full into summer and the cyclists are out in force. Cycling is a great form of exercise, but using a bicycle comes with certain responsibilities – responsibilities that far, far too many cyclists ignore.  So I’d like to take this space and deal with a bunch of common arguments for and against cycling. We […]

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“Yield” is not the syntactic equivalent of “Stop”

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Rules, Travel

From the Ontario Driver’s Handbook:       A stop sign is eight-sided and has a red background with white letters. It means you must come to a complete stop. Stop at the stop line if it is marked on the pavement. If there is no stop line, stop at the crosswalk, marked or not. […]

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