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Privacy: It’s none of their business

Peter at Bible Money Matters reports that when he called American Express to cancel an old credit card account that hadn’t been used in years, ... who answered his phone call asked him why he would want to cancel a perfectly fine credit card ... . © 2008   Wow! All of these matters come under the heading of nobody’s business but yours. Stand [more...]

Date: 2008-12-16 18:25:04

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7 Ways to Protect Your Privacy

... and credit card statements and report and discrepancies immediately. Never give your credit card number over ... Image via Wikipedia Posted in Money Matters Here in Canada, there are Federal and Provincial [more...]

Date: 2008-11-08 17:32:46

Internet Threatened by Censorship, Secret Surveillance, and Cybersecurity Laws

by Stephen Lendman Global Research , May 22, 2009 At a time of corporate dominated media, a free and open Internet is democracy’s last chance to preserve our First Amendment rights without which all others are threatened. Activists call it Net Neutrality. Media scholar Robert McChesney says without it “the Internet would start to look like cable TV (with a) handful of massive companies (controlling) content” enough to have veto power over what’s allowed and what it costs. [more...]

Date: 2009-05-22 15:35:56

Transcript - Obama Remarks on Cybersecurity - May 29

(Source: White House Press Office) 11:08 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Everybody, please be seated. We meet today at a transformational moment — a moment in history when our interconnected world presents us, at once, with great promise but also great peril. Now, over the past four months my administration has taken decisive steps to seize the promise and confront these perils. We’re working to recover from a global recession while laying a new foundation for lasting prosperity. [more...]

Date: 2009-05-30 03:42:19

President Obama’s Teachable Moment

My first impulse on seeing various iterations of this photograph—this is the official White House version—was to take a pass on commenting on it.  After all, I surmised, it is such an obviously orchestrated photo-op that there is very little that needs saying—a point seemingly underscored by the fact that many of the numerous newspapers that showcased the photograph on their front page chose not to include any front page commentary beyond a simple caption (including the New York Times ).  And [more...]

Date: 2009-08-03 08:00:40

Obama and the internets

That screams from the right are already starting: “Obama wants to take over the internets!” I do not believe (seriously, folks) that that is what this is all about. However, I don’t know that I would have a lot of objections if it were. (Are you surprised?) Obama Setting Up Better Security for Computers America has for too long failed to adequately protect the security of its computer networks, President Barack Obama said Friday, announcing he will name a new cyber czar to take on the job. [more...]

Date: 2009-05-29 17:54:54

An Overview of Online Privacy and Security (With a Focus on Google)

Hrishikesh Thite is a second year management student at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. T his unabridged article was originally written as a term paper for a course on Analysis of ICT Markets.  It is fairly long, so consider yourself forewarned. There is a summary of sorts, at the end, for those who want to briefly visit the gist of the paper. Introduction It is said that the best security is provided by a system that has no access. At all . [more...]

Date: 2009-09-18 06:27:55

How We Can Rescue Our Country From The Fascists’ That Have Stolen It….

How We Can Rescue Our Country From The Fascists Who Have Stolen It Vernon Coleman If, when you’ve read this piece, you agree with my fears please either send the report to a friend or ask them to read it on this website. 1. The big question we should be asking is not: `When will Blair leave office? but: `When will he be arrested as a traitor and war criminal?’ 2. Blair - and just about every other senior British politician for three decades - has betrayed British electors. [more...]

Date: 2009-05-03 19:38:20


FINTAG COMMENT Plastic Ono Bank. Bank of America is having trouble packaging up its credit card receivables and flogging them on. You see, to get a decent FICO score you need debts that are likely to be paid back but BoA seems unable to throw any into the mix. I made the error yesterday of stating Mastercard and Visa were in trouble and rightly so I was shot down for they are payment processors not debt holders. I was using a metaphorical term but it didn't work. [more...]

Date: 2009-08-25 23:35:00

The Real Grand Chessboard and the Profiteers of War

Prof. Peter Dale Scott Global Research August 11, 2009 “ In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes. We should take nothing for granted. [more...]

Date: 2009-08-11 16:32:28

How To Get Your Free Credit Report and Avoid Fake Credit Offers

Updated List Of Free Credit Report Promotional Deals Below You see the commercials on TV, and those supposed know-it-all financial commentators are always jabbering about them on blog commentaries and financial websites. But behind the media hype, much of the message is true - credit reports and credit scores are important indicators of financial health, and taking appropriate steps to ensure credit reporting accuracy is not something you ought to brush off as trivial or not essential. [more...]

Date: 2009-03-22 18:12:21

More and More Homeowners Are Using Creative Financing To Sell Their Property

By Jamie Hanson  The financial crisis has created a massive negative impact on the world market. It has shown a substantial consequence on the real estate sector also where more and more property owners or homeowners are using resourceful financing to sell their property. It has become tremendously difficult to get a genuine buyer to purchase the property from the seller. The buyers are also going through difficulties as they are inefficient to get the desired financing plan to buy that property. [more...]

Date: 2009-08-26 19:30:22

Wayne Crookes vs p2pnet: appeal decision

p2pnet news view Freedom | P2P:- Yesterday afternoon I had an email from my friend and BC media lawyer Dan Burnett. In it he said, simply, “Jon – we won again at the court of appeal http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/jdb-txt/CA/09/03/2009BCCA0392.htm .” It was a precedent-setting Canadian first . “Vancouver businessman Wayne Crookes appears to have achieved something few, if any, have managed before him,” I wrote in April, 2007. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-16 10:46:31

Media & Politics (one section only today)

Permanent link to MTA daily media newsKatie Couric and CBS News Get Creative With Facebook Pages (Mashable) Hi there, Facebookers! Katie Couric has a video challenge for you. The CBS Evening News anchor is putting the upgraded Facebook Pages to good use. In a 48 second video clip posted to her page, Couric explains that she’s going to be taking stock of President Barack Obama’s first 100 days in office, and she needs your help (and Facebook juice) to do it. [more...]

Date: 2009-04-23 20:54:48

Floatin' Powa News Service: Better Run Through The Jungle...

Poll: 70% of Americans see Israel as US friend This is how we treat a friend? Iraqi PM to visit Syria for security talks Oh I feel more secure already. US military delegation starts visit to Syria A U.S. military delegation arrived in Damascus on Wednesday to hold talks with Syrian officials on the possibility of cooperation on regional issues, the independent Syria-News website reported. The visit has bee confirmed by U.S. [more...]

Date: 2009-08-15 15:18:00

Identity Theft – What You Need To Know

Identity theft is a crime used to refer to fraud that involves someone pretending to be someone else in order to steal money or get other benefits. Are you a victim of identity theft? If prevention works like a lock, identity theft detection can be compared to an alarm. Learn how to detect identity theft. Ben Bernanke is a victim of identity theft. This is proof positive that it can happen to anyone. This article and related links tell you what to do if you are a victim of identity theft. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 20:17:50

Canadian Courts don’t buy word of government

Flashback: Court orders Ottawa to let Abdelrazik return to Canada | Harkat lawyers accuse officials of conducting illegal raid | CSIS forced to ‘reveal’ info on secret source in Harkat case | Judge orders recall of CSIS witnesses in Harkat case for potential perjury, obstruction Thomas Walkom, Toronto Star June 6, 2009 Canadian judges once deferred to government on questions of national security. No more. [more...]

Date: 2009-06-06 08:28:04

Nima Shirazi – Indoctrination and Education, Who's REALLY brainwashing our children?

Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.   - Maria Montessori, physician and educator I am  certainly   not  in the  habit  of  defending  Barack Obama against his detractors, but the controversy drummed up by rabid right-wing hysterics over President's back-to-school speech on Tuesday is quite simply bizarre and absurd. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-13 14:15:30

Floatin' Powa News Service: Super Caliph Fatally, Acutely ~ With Necrosis!

"Don't you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought?... Has it ever occurred to your, Winston, that by the year 2050, at the very latest, not a single human being will be alive who could understand such a conversation as we are having now?... The whole climate of thought will be different. In fact, there will be no thought, as we understand it now. Orthodoxy means not thinking—not needing to think. [more...]

Date: 2009-06-05 16:36:00

Obama Is Leading Us Down The Road To Economic Hell

Courtesy of Henry Blodget at ClusterStock Obama Is Leading Us Down The Road To Economic Hell Below is a long but persuasive analysis written by Woody Brock of Strategic Economic Decisions and republished by John Mauldin.  The primary thesis is this: The high debt-to-GDP ratio that everyone is worried about actually doesn’t matter… if we put policies in place to reduce the ratio going forward. [more...]

Date: 2009-05-20 20:44:51

Credit card thief charged as sex offender.

Government rarely, if ever, solves problems. Politicians and bureaucrats see social problems as opportunities for the expansion of their powers and ... been sitting, already written, waiting for the excuse that will justify a major assault on privacy ... him a “sex offender” once the local prosecutor got hold of him.Unfortunately the main press report [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 11:13:00

On Locational Privacy, and How to Avoid Losing it Forever

By Andrew J. Blumberg and Peter Eckersley , August 2009 Source: EFF Also available as a PDF Over the next decade, systems which create and store digital records of people’s movements through public space will be woven inextricably into the fabric of everyday life. We are already starting to see such systems now, and there will be many more in the near future. [more...]

Date: 2009-08-15 19:33:29

Republicans offer alternative health care reform solutions

State Rep. Mike Ritze, D.O, has countered ideas on socialized medicine with conservative, state-level alternatives to health care reform. “I believe that the liberally-dominated Congress and President Obama are taking the wrong approach to our health care crisis,” Ritze, R-Broken Arrow, said. “Their plan will take $500 billion out of Medicare and raise taxes by $800 billion for a total of $1.3 trillion. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-03 18:43:31

The Real Grand Chessboard and the Profiteers of War

"In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes. We should take nothing for granted. [more...]

Date: 2009-08-11 17:26:35

Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 10/1/2009+

Windows Azure, Azure Data Services, SQL Azure Database and related cloud computing topics now appear in this weekly series.   Note: This post is updated daily or more frequently, depending on the availability of new articles in the following sections: Azure Blob, Table and Queue Services SQL Azure Database (SADB) .NET Services: Access Control, Service Bus and Workflow Live Windows Azure Apps, Tools and Test Harnesses Windows Azure Infrastructure [more...]

Date: 2009-10-01 23:00:00

75% of Americans have a Favorable Opinion of the U.S. Military

NEWS AND COMMENTARY Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2009@ 12:13:27 AM (Pacific Time) By Tom Usher Last Edited: Tuesday, May 26, 2009@ 12:13:27 AM (Pacific Time) NEWS AND COMMENTARYAs the nation prepares to celebrate Memorial Day honoring those who lost their lives in military service, 75% of Americans have a favorable opinion of the U.S. military.Only 11% view the military unfavorably, and 14% are undecided in a new RasmussenReports national telephone survey.I don't know the questions that were asked. [more...]

Date: 2009-05-26 07:13:27

The People Are Angry? You Don’t Say

The word has come down from the leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) have sent a message: “We are not amused.”Or was it “let them eat cake”?Lots of ink and bandwidth have been expended on those rowdy town hall protesters. As PJTV’s Steven Crowder illustrated, most aren’t that angry. [more...]

Date: 2009-08-12 07:59:04

Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/4/2009

The overwhelming evidence of global warming continues to accumulate — as does the level of ice and snow in Greenland’s central ice cap, which increases at a rate of about two inches a year.Shhh! Don’t tell Al Gore…Thanks to Abu Elvis, Barry Rubin, C. Cantoni, heroyalwhyness, JD, Lexington, LN, RRW, VH, and all the other tipsters who sent these in [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 04:27:00

Maybe Someday We Can Be Like That

Wow. Europeans actually have elected officials who look out for their privacy interests! ... allowing law enforcement and security agencies to obtain private information — like credit card ... Ocean. The potential agreement, as outlined in an internal report obtained by The New York Times [more...]

Date: 2008-06-28 10:59:03

Gates of Vienna News Feed 11/16/2008

Don’t miss “Letter From Iceland” under the “General” heading. The most concentrated essence of the financial crisis can be found in Iceland, and the account of recent events there is fascinating — and sobering.Thanks to C. Cantoni, Conservative Swede, Diana West, Insubria, JD, no2liberals, RRW, TB, and all the other tipsters who sent these in [more...]

Date: 2008-11-17 04:57:00

Live Blog: "A Global Perspective on Data Security Breaches and Enforcement"

Just as I suspected in my last post, the event is starting to fill up. I'll be live blogging what happens from this point forward ... Privacy) at Thomson Reuters, is introducing the panel. 2:33 p.m. PT: Svensson is noting that Dave Dunn ... that expires in 2009. She is a former antitrust lawyer who counseled clients on internet privacy [more...]

Date: 2008-10-21 22:34:31

A Regular Guy Wins Seal of Approval

reframing a few weeks ago to help Taz learn appropriate social skills related to phone use. Well, so far, it ain't working. While he was at the wusband's this weekend, he apparently went on another phone binge. Mothers of creeped-out daughters are asking me to stop him, and I'm running out of ideas [more...]

Date: 2008-10-06 14:01:07

Sachsgate: Russell Brand, Jonathan Ross, Andrew Sachs, Georgina Baillie, Satanic Sluts & Max Clifford

Fake outrage, real resignations, real sackings, real suspensions and real suspenders, Sachsgate has got the lot, including a whiff of conspiracy. It is difficult to comprehend the way in which the non-story of a few offhand comments from raucous lothario comedian, Russell Brand, and the veteran if slightly unruly light entertainer, Jonathan Ross, [more...]

Date: 2008-11-05 11:05:00

Why Aren't Groceries Getting Cheaper?

Auto Giants to You: “Your Wallet or Your Life”by Stephen Pizzo - News for RealThat old Jack Benny gag has recently been popping up in my head. It’s the one where the legendary tightwad is confronted on the street by an armed robber who demands, “Your wallet or your life.”Benny doesn’t respond and the robber yells, “Your wallet or your life [more...]

Date: 2008-11-20 10:57:00

Poisonous Parenting: On Natural Families

Trigger Warning: This post contains descriptions of child abuse, which my be a trigger for some abuse survivors. I've never spent much time in or near family court. Even when Parker's adoption was finalized, D.C. family court was having an "adoption day," where almost nothing was on the docket but adoption finalizations [more...]

Date: 2008-07-17 22:45:53

Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 8/10/2009+

Windows Azure, Azure Data Services, SQL Azure Database and related cloud computing topics now appear in this weekly series.   • • Update 8/13/2009: Book cover photo redacted • Update 8/11 and 8/12/2009: VMware’s SpringSource acquisition, other additions • • My forthcoming Cloud Computing with the Windows Azure Platform book’s cover gets a facelift(?) that’s being applied to all new Wrox Programmer-to-Programmer series members. [more...]

Date: 2009-08-13 17:20:00

Obama’s Deficit, Fed’s Forecast, India’s Market, Gold’s Victory, and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Obama’s fiscal “change”… trillion-dollar deficits “for years to come” Fed says economy to shrink in all of ’09, unemployment to rise until 2010 Second wave of real estate tsunami swells… office and mall vacancy rates surge Indian market crushed in ’08, [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 19:10:08

Gates of Vienna News Feed 11/24/2008

The big news of the evening is that the Holy Land Foundation was convicted of 108 counts related to the funneling of money to Hamas ... and Parliament Besieged: Iceland Boiling Mad at Credit CrunchBrussels Plans Changes to Fight Tax ... From Germany on Kosovo Spy Report Mediterranean UnionEnergy: Algeria; Work Complete on Underwater [more...]

Date: 2008-11-25 04:45:00

Great Democracy My ARSE….Bloody Comedian..We ARE filled with Rage not Weak Fury!!

1984: Arrogant Tom Harris MP just doesn’t get it! by IanPJ on Fri 31 Oct 2008 04:02 GMT   It seems that Tom has (a little prematurely) ... of the world. Let me quote from the 2006/2007 report by Privacy International just to jog his memory ... , China, Singapore and Malaysia. Click the link below for detailed report. UNITED KINGDOM World [more...]

Date: 2008-11-01 19:01:35

Senate an ATM Venue! Thus, Why Not Caroline?

Apples no longer fall far from the Senate floor. We are so fortunate to have our own form of royalty. As for myself, I always wanted Grace Kelly to become a Senator but she never thought that was an elegant enough position so she ran off to Monaco and married a Prince [more...]

Date: 2008-12-21 16:25:00

What can you afford NOT to do on IT security?

What can you afford NOT to do on IT security? With the ailing economy putting a crimp in IT budgets, information security managers — like just about everyone else in the tech world — are feeling pressure to keep their costs in line. Few expect to be hit with outright budget reductions, at least in the short term; [more...]

Date: 2008-12-26 08:00:08

Debt Settlement, Debt Management, Debt Termination - What’s the Right Choice?

When you’re facing a mountain of credit card debt, the stress can be overwhelming at times ... and schemes from the legitimate services? Should you consult with a non-profit credit counselor? One company ... . To simplify matters, let’s look at debt companies in terms of three rough categories: 1. Debt [more...]

Date: 2008-12-16 06:42:45

State of the AmLaw 200 Blogosphere, November 2008

Law firm marketing and business development professionals have been politely getting after Kevin McKeown, our VP of Client Development, for an updated report on large law's use of blogs. Innovators, such as Gloria Fox at Blank Rome, are looking for hard data for their law firm's management that their competition has effectively [more...]

Date: 2008-12-01 16:14:23

Man of the Year: Geert Wilders

It’s a safe bet that Geert Wilders won’t be Time magazine’s Man of the Year any time soon. If anything, the unusually coiffed Dutch MP is a favorite hate figure of the Western media, which has spent years vilifying him as a “reactionary,” a “particularly dangerous type of demagogue,” a “racist” and an “Islamophobe [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 12:43:00

Increasing Your Search Engine Ranking

Increasing Your Search Engine RankingWednesday, August 5, 2009 4:57 Posted in category SEO Tips, Search Engines, Traffic and SEO2 Comments Table of contents for SEO TipsIncreasing Your Search Engine RankingOptimize Your Page Title for Search EnginesOptimize Your Keywords for better Search Engine RankingThe methods employed to increase your search engine rankings may seem like rocket science to you, so you have probably avoided dealing with this issue. [more...]

Date: 2009-08-05 11:57:06

Media & Politics (one section only today)

Media & Politics (one section only today) 08-Oct-08 Permanent link to MTA daily media news From the debate: A ‘look’ at the candidates’ words (On Politics, USA Today) Courtesy of Janet Harris at Upstream Analysis, here are tag clouds that take the words used by the candidates at last night’s debate in Nashville and “show” which ones they [more...]

Date: 2008-10-08 18:31:27

Why Consider Offshore Banking For Your Personal And Financial Privacy In This Post “9 / 11″ World ?

William Z. Piker asked: The point is, by moving assets offshore, you regain control ... the 21st century post 9 /11. Today, the greatest threat to your individual privacy has nothing ... you report it to Uncle Sam after if s yours - these are the information tidbits that will undoubtedly remain [more...]

Date: 2008-12-14 18:39:35

Lunacy from HuffingtonPost: Jesse Berney Says Democrats Should Ignore the GOP in January!

"Split Ticket? What California's Battle Over Same-Sex Marriage Means for U.S. Liberals." My fellow Democrats need to discard their mistaken belief that a seismic shift in the nation's general ideology has occurred. With all of the irrational exuberance safely behind them, [more...]

Date: 2008-10-30 17:54:00

New Year Scams 7

Greetings From Sandra Williams, My Dear I am writting this letter with due respect and heartful of tears since we have not known or met ourselves ... with my mother during the longing civil war and all his properties was totally destroyed.however, after [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 18:54:54

Inside the Mind of John McCain: On Picking Palin

Inside the Mind of John McCain: On Picking Palin Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz) held forth today on his decision to choose Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) John McCain is not a man who likes to be psychoanalyzed. So, when he gets reflective -- even for a short time -- it's worth noting [more...]

Date: 2008-11-25 21:25:43

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