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  • Losing the Internet one month before election

    08/30/2016 9:10:00 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 29 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/30/16 | Judi McLeod
    Stay focused, determined and resolute until you get out to vote Donald Trump We should take seriously all the bombs Barack Hussein Obama plans to toss in our path on his way out of the door. Most know that his coming departure is only a temporary one, given that Hillary Clinton is poised to be Obama’s third term in office. Next big bombshell coming down the pike at America: At midnight September 30, Obama will cut off the access of millions to the Internet by abdicating Internet stewardship over to the control of the United Nations.
  • BAE Systems Sells Internet Surveillance Gear to United Arab Emirates

    08/29/2016 4:22:26 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 5 replies
    Intercept, the ^ | 26 April 2016 | Jenna McLaughlin
    A Danish subsidiary of British defense contractor BAE Systems is selling an internet surveillance package to the government of the United Arab Emirates, a country known for spying on, imprisoning, and torturing dissidents and activists, according to documents obtained by Lasse Skou Andersen of the Danish newspaper Dagbladet Information. The documents from the Danish Business Authority reveal an ongoing contract between the defense conglomerate, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence A/S, and the Middle Eastern oil federation dating back to at least December 2014. The contract describes an internet surveillance product capable of deep packet inspection — “IP monitoring and data analysis”...
  • Google sending Trump emails to Spam

    08/29/2016 6:04:21 PM PDT · by stocksthatgoup · 36 replies
    Vanity | 8/28/2016 | Self
    Looked into my gmail today for updates from Trump. All Trump emails are being sent to Spam by Google. ============================ Donald J. Trump to me 1 day agoDetails Why is this message in Spam? It's similar to messages that were detected by our spam filters. Show images
  • Daily Mail Editor: Gmail has started classifying every Trump-generated email as spam

    08/29/2016 5:09:52 PM PDT · by proust · 30 replies
    Twitter ^ | 8/29/16
    Gmail has started classifying every Trump-generated email as spam this morning.
  • UN Could Take Over ICANN, and the Internet, Oct. 1

    08/29/2016 1:49:01 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 29, 2016 | Joel B. Pollak
    The United Nations could take over control of the Internet on October 1, when the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) passes from U.S. administration to the control of a multilateral body, most likely the United Nations International Telecommunications Union (ITU). While the administration and its defenders have denied that the UN will have authority over ICANN, the Wall Street Journal‘s L. Gordon Crovitz points out that ICANN will need to be run by a state agency in order to retain its antitrust exemption, which makes it almost certainly that the UN will step in to take control.
  • Huma Abedin Announces She's Splitting From Anthony Weiner

    08/29/2016 9:02:19 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 59 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 29, 2016 | Meghan Keneally
    Huma Abedin, a top aide to Hillary Clinton, announced today that she is separating from her husband, disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner. The announcement comes in the wake of the latest allegations of Weiner sending lewd messages to a woman online which were revealed by The New York Post last night.
  • Leaked Soros Document Calls For Regulating Internet To Favor ‘Open Society’ Supporters

    08/29/2016 9:23:11 AM PDT · by detective · 17 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 08/29/2016 | Peter Hasson
    An internal proposed strategy from George Soros’s Open Society Justice Initiative calls for international regulation of private actors’ decisions on “what information is taken off the Internet and what may remain.” Those regulations, the document notes, should favor “those most supportive of open society.” The Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) is part of the Open Society Foundations, Soros’s secretive network of political organizations. According to the organization’s website, “The Open Society Justice Initiative uses law to protect and empower people around the world, supporting the values and work of the Open Society Foundations.”
  • Either We Lose Internet on Sept 30 or We BEG CONGRESS [aw!m vanity]

    08/29/2016 6:05:22 AM PDT · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 133 replies
    Just this morning Drudge sounded the alarm: 'UN COULD TAKE CONTROL OF INTERNET'. But it doesn't matter who Obama chooses. He announced that he would be giving away the internet, the earthly CROWN JEWEL of worldwide freedom. And knowing who he is, he will give it to people who believe in 'hate speech' and anything that censors meaningful opposition to his perverse agenda. Let's face facts. We are on the verge of losing the internet on September 30 -- this year. The only people to save us are the very republicans we criticize the most. We must eat humble pie...
  • An Internet Giveaway to the U.N (If UN gets to collect fees, becomes de facto world government)

    08/28/2016 4:07:36 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 26 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 2016-08-28 | Opinion
    If the U.S. abdicates internet stewardship, the United Nations might take control. When the Obama administration announced its plan to give up U.S. protection of the internet, it promised the United Nations would never take control. But because of the administration’s naiveté or arrogance, U.N. control is the likely result if the U.S. gives up internet stewardship as planned at midnight on Sept. 30.
  • Virus Warning For Website "A Dog's Purpose" Too late for me.

    08/28/2016 12:36:56 PM PDT · by Excellence · 3 replies
    http://www.youtube.com ^ | August 28, 2016 | self
    A Dog's Purpose is a real movie, but the website is infected. The trailer is on YouTube, just do not go to the website.
  • Inside Facebook’s (Totally Insane, Unintentionally Gigantic, Hyperpartisan) Political-Media Machine

    08/27/2016 8:08:56 PM PDT · by NowApproachingMidnight · 11 replies
    NY Slimes ^ | 8/24/16 | JOHN HERRMAN
    Open your Facebook feed. What do you see? A photo of a close friend’s child. An automatically generated slide show commemorating six years of friendship between two acquaintances. An eerily on-target ad for something you’ve been meaning to buy. A funny video. A sad video. A recently live video. Lots of video; more video than you remember from before. A somewhat less-on-target ad. Someone you saw yesterday feeling blessed. Someone you haven’t seen in 10 years feeling worried.
  • LinkedIn Enters The Gig Economy With An Upwork Competitor

    08/27/2016 10:48:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Fast Company ^ | August 24, 2016 | Sarah Kessler
    LinkedIn has created a freelance marketplace. Launched on Wednesday, "LinkedIn ProFinder" asks employers to submit contract jobs in categories such as design, writing, or financial services and promises to send them up to five free quotes from LinkedIn users in response. Connecting freelancers to work has become a big business for other companies. Thumbtack, a company that uses a similar match-making strategy by asking workers to submit quotes for jobs from wedding planning to accounting to home repair, charges workers a fee each time they bid on a job. Last year, its investors valued the company at $1.3 billion. Upwork,...
  • It’s ‘Digital Heroin’: How Screens Turn Kids Into Psychotic Junkies

    08/27/2016 6:10:44 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 52 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 27, 2016
    Susan* bought her 6-year-old son John an iPad when he was in first grade. “I thought ‘why not let him get a jump on things?’ ” she told me during a therapy session. John’s school had begun using the devices with younger and younger grades—and his technology teacher had raved about their educational benefits—so Susan wanted to do what was best for her sandy-haired boy who loved reading and playing baseball. She started letting John play different educational games on his iPad. Eventually, he discovered Minecraft, which the technology teacher assured her was “just like electronic Lego.”
  • Hillary's Nightmare: FOIA Meets the Internet

    08/27/2016 8:49:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 27, 2016 | William F. Marshall
    Perhaps the most interesting development in this most interesting of presidential election seasons has been the convergence of the power of the Freedom of Information Act with the power of the Internet. The impact of these conjoined forces may well determine the political fate of one of our presidential candidates. The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) was signed into law, fittingly, on July 4, 1966. This piece of legislation, which has been amended and strengthened numerous times since its inception, is a testament to that unique "American exceptionalism" of which Barack Obama was so famously dismissive at a NATO summit...
  • Trump launches America First app, a competitive social network

    08/27/2016 12:09:25 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Yahoo! Tech ^ | August 26, 2016 | Caitlin Dickson
    The Donald Trump campaign has released a new mobile app on Friday that encourages the Republican presidential nominee’s supporters to both interact with and compete against one another. The America First app serves as sort of a hybrid between social network and game, in which points are earned through actions such as checking in at a Trump-Pence rally, donating money to the campaign, and declaring support for “Team Trump” on social media....
  • Rash of anti-Hillary articles on Yahoo (vanity)

    08/26/2016 9:20:19 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 26 replies
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    In the last 10 days or so, I've seen many anti-Hillary articles on Yahoo's homepage. And these articles are usually hard-hitting. There are also anti-Trump articles, but the anti-Hillary posts usually outnumber the anti-Trump ones by at least 3 to 1. I wonder what's going on here.
  • Florida AG Shuts Down Boynton Beach Tech Support Scam

    08/25/2016 10:31:45 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 13 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | August 24, 2016
    Florida AG Shuts Down Boynton Beach Tech Support Scam August 24, 2016 11:12 AM TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – A Boynton Beach tech support company which reportedly scammed its customers out of $25 million has been temporarily shut down again by court order, according to Florida’s Attorney General’s Office. The company Client Care Experts, formerly known as First Choice Tech Support, LLC, is owned by CEO Michael Seward and his partner Kevin McCormick. The state’s Attorney General’s Office said the operation was run out of a boiler room in Boynton Beach and employed more than 200 telemarketers at the location. The court...
  • FACEBOOK SNOOPING ADMISSION Here are the alarming 98 facts and secrets Facebook knows about YOU

    08/24/2016 10:28:43 AM PDT · by 867V309 · 24 replies
    thesun.co.uk ^ | 24th August 2016 | JASPER HAMILL
    WHO knows the most about you?You might say it’s your partner or perhaps your mum, assuming you’ve had the sort of tame life a parent would find acceptable.But you’d be wrong, because tech companies now have more information about you than almost anyone else.
  • Samsung's Galaxy Note7 is the best smartphone on the planet, period

    08/23/2016 1:18:39 PM PDT · by Shanghai Dan · 52 replies
    Mashable ^ | August 16th, 2016 | Raymond Wong
    iPhone fans are not going to like hearing this, but Samsung's Galaxy Note7 (yes, there's no space) is the best smartphone money can buy right now. I don't make that statement lightly. I've been a devout iPhone user who has owned four iPhones as his main everyday-carry phone for the last six years. Against all odds, Samsung has made the most impressive smartphone ever created.
  • Obama's Internet Surrender: ICANN given to the GLOBALISTS (video)

    08/19/2016 8:55:28 AM PDT · by libertarian27 · 40 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 19, 2016 | Black Pigeon Speaks
    Obama's Internet Surrender: ICANN given to the GLOBALISTS
  • Pokemon Go Has Lost Over Twenty Percent Of Its US Userbase

    08/19/2016 3:25:33 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    Comic book.com ^ | 8/18/16 | Christian Hoffer
    Although it's been out for just a month, Pokemon Go is already bleeding users. A new SurveyMonkey Intelligence report indicates that the game's user base has dropped by over 20% since its peak usage last month. The analytics company estimates that the game peaked at just under 40 million weekly average
  • iOS and Android Combined For Record 99% of Smartphone Sales Last Quarter

    08/18/2016 9:48:53 PM PDT · by Shanghai Dan · 7 replies
    Slashdot ^ | August 18, 2016 | BeauHD
    The research firm Gartner has crunched some numbers and found that Android and iOS accounted for a record 99.1% worldwide market share in the second calendar quarter of 2016, which is compared to 96.8% in the year-ago period. What some may view as even more shocking is that Android accounted for 86.2% of the market share in the second quarter, up from 82.2% a year ago. Meanwhile, iOS lost some ground as it dropped to 12.9% market share from 14.6% in the year-ago period. It's no surprise that Windows and BlackBerry have been losing market share. They dropped to 0.6%...
  • Hillary Campaign Vows To Destroy Opposition Website (Breitbart)

    08/18/2016 7:04:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 18, 2016 | Blake Neff
    Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign has sent out a fundraising email arguing the website Breitbart News has no “right to exist,” and suggests that if elected, the website will be shut down entirely. “We’ve had a conservative media in this country for a while,” says the email, sent Thursday and signed by deputy communications director Christina Reynolds. “I don’t always like what they have to say, but I respect their role and their right to exist Reynolds’ acknowledgment that the regular conservative media has a “right to exist,” though, is used to contrast it with Breitbart, which apparently has no...
  • Gawker Gone - CEO Denton Says Site Will Shut Down Next Week

    08/18/2016 10:14:19 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 11 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 8/18/2106 | Tyler Durden
    As Gawker's J.K Trotter writes on the site's main page - Gawker to end operations next week... After nearly fourteen years of operation, Gawker.com will be shutting down next week.  The decision to close Gawker comes days after Univision successfully bid $135 million for Gawker Media’s six other websites, and four months after the Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel revealed his clandestine legal campaign against the company. Nick Denton, the company’s outgoing CEO, informed current staffers of the site’s fate on Thursday afternoon, just hours before a bankruptcy court in Manhattan will decide whether to approve Univision’s bid for Gawker Media’s other...
  • How Trolls Are Ruining the Internet

    08/18/2016 9:02:21 AM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 131 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | 8/18/2016 | Joel Stein
    They’re turning the web into a cesspool of aggression and violence. What watching them is doing to the rest of us may be even worse.
  • America to hand off Internet in under two months

    08/17/2016 9:34:37 AM PDT · by PROCON · 105 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | Aug. 16, 2016 | RUDY TAKALA
    The Department of Commerce is set to hand off the final vestiges of American control over the Internet to international authorities in less than two months, officials have confirmed. The department will finalize the transition effective Oct. 1, Assistant Secretary Lawrence Strickling wrote on Tuesday, barring what he called "any significant impediment." The move means the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, which is responsible for interpreting numerical addresses on the Web to a readable language, will move from U.S. control to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a multistakeholder body based in Los Angeles that includes countries such as...
  • Cognitive offloading: How the Internet is increasingly taking over human memory

    08/16/2016 4:05:14 PM PDT · by JimSEA · 37 replies
    Science Daily ^ | 8/16/2016 | Taylor & Francis
    Our increasing reliance on the Internet and the ease of access to the vast resource available online is affecting our thought processes for problem solving, recall and learning. In a new article published in the journal Memory, researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz and University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign have found that 'cognitive offloading', or the tendency to rely on things like the Internet as an aide-mémoire, increases after each use. We might think that memory is something that happens in the head but increasingly it is becoming something that happens with the help of agents outside the...
  • Muslim London Mayor Sets Up Task Force To Jail Those Who “Annoy” Muslims Online

    08/16/2016 10:29:26 AM PDT · by blueyon · 46 replies
    PatDollard.com ^ | 08/16/16 | Infidel Ali
    Home » World News » Muslim London Mayor Sets Up Task Force To Jail Those Who “Annoy” Muslims Online Aug 16, 2016 0 Comments Muslim London Mayor Sets Up Task Force To Jail Those Who “Annoy” Muslims Online Muslims are obsessed with shutting down any criticism of Islam. It’s a good first step to imposing Sharia on new lands. Excerpted from Breitbart: The office of London’s first Muslim mayor has secured millions of pounds to fund a police “online hate crime hub” to work in “partnership with social media providers” to criminalise “trolls” who “target… individuals and communities.” The London...
  • Coalition Urges Congress to Sue Obama Before He Gives Away Control of Internet

    08/16/2016 11:12:25 AM PDT · by milton23 · 4 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 8/15/16 | Philip Wegmann
    Arguing that internet freedom and the constitutional power of the purse are at risk, a coalition of more than two dozen civil society groups and activists are calling on Congress to lawyer up and sue the Obama administration. The Commerce Department has violated federal law, the coalition of groups argued in an Aug. 10 letter to lawmakers, by finalizing plans to relinquish U.S. control of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. Though led by digital specific interest group TechFreedom, the coalition includes a number of different organizations like Heritage Action for America and Americans for Tax Reform. And they all argue...
  • Coalition Urges Congress to Sue Obama Before He Gives Away Control of Internet

    08/15/2016 9:43:39 PM PDT · by upchuck · 11 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | Aug 15, 2016 | Phillip Wegmann
    Arguing that internet freedom and the constitutional power of the purse are at risk, a coalition of more than two dozen civil society groups and activists are calling on Congress to lawyer up and sue the Obama administration. The Commerce Department has violated federal law, the coalition of groups argued in an Aug. 10 letter to lawmakers, by finalizing plans to relinquish U.S. control of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority.Though led by digital specific interest group TechFreedom, the coalition includes a number of different organizations like Heritage Action for America and Americans for Tax Reform. And they all argue that...
  • Sue Obama administration to block Internet grab, group urges

    08/13/2016 8:23:22 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 9 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 8/13/16 | Fred Lucas
    Media ignore transfer of control of Internet domain names? A coalition of technology groups and conservatives wants Congress to sue to stop the Obama administration from handing over control of Internet domain names to an international board, charging it could give authoritarian regimes power over the web. Since 1998, an arm of the U.S. Commerce Department called the National Telecommunications Information Administration (NTIA) has handled domain names. However, in September, the Obama administration plans to allow the U.S. government’s contract to lapse so the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will be run by a global board of...
  • Twitter Suspends Hacker Guccifer 2.0 After He Hacks Congressional Democrats

    08/13/2016 5:41:24 PM PDT · by Libloather · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/13/16 | Ben Kew
    **SNIP** However despite not punishing Wikileaks for their revelations, Twitter has decided to suspend the Twitter account of Guccifer 2.0, the individual behind latest hack, who accused the DNC of “settling everything behind the scenes.” Twitter has become notorious for its its liberal bias under the direction of CEO Jack Dorsey, as well as its growing disdain for conservative media. Alleged political bias at the company recently flared into a major issue again after the recent permanent suspension of Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos. However it is one of many tech companies, including Facebook and Apple, who according to a...
  • Need help in controlling internet bill--

    08/12/2016 9:59:37 AM PDT · by Mamzelle · 58 replies
    Vanity tech chat | Mamzelle
    No youtubes, no streaming, yet every month I use more Data. I don't have many apps. I use my phone almost exclusively.
  • Sources: Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Secretly Censored Abusive Responses To President Obama

    08/11/2016 10:10:37 AM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | August 11, 2016 | Charlie Warzel
    In 2015, then-Twitter CEO Dick Costolo secretly ordered employees to filter out abusive and hateful replies to President Barack Obama during a Q&A session, sources tell BuzzFeed News. According to these sources, the May 2015 #AskPOTUS town hall came out of Twitter senior leadership’s frustration with the fact that platforms like Reddit had become home to celebrity Q&As.
  • Phone Company spying for the NSa

    08/11/2016 11:18:37 AM PDT · by wny · 47 replies
    I had my internet service upgraded today. The Frontier Communications tech was here to make some changes. After he was all set, while he was still here and his company truck still in my driveway, he asked my to connect to my network to see if all was well. I opened my iPad and as usual it listed a few local networks whose signal it was reading. It listed the usual few neighbors' networks that come up every time. It also listed: "NSA mobile surveillance unit 981" I've never seen this before, and since his truck left an hour ago,...
  • Nigerian Scammers Infect Themselves With Own Malware, Reveal New Fraud Scheme

    08/07/2016 12:27:56 PM PDT · by DrJeff · 22 replies
    Slashdot ^ | August 07, 2016
    "A pair of security researchers recently uncovered a Nigerian scammer ring that they say operates a new kind of attack...after a few of its members accidentally infected themselves with their own malware," reports IEEE Spectrum. "Over the past several months, they've watched from a virtual front row seat as members used this technique to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from small and medium-sized businesses worldwide." Wave723 writes: Nigerian scammers are becoming more sophisticated, moving on from former 'spoofing' attacks in which they impersonated a CEO's email from an external account. Now, they've begun to infiltrate employee email accounts to...
  • Still Report #1097 Trump Tromps Clinton in Social Media Support

    08/06/2016 3:31:18 PM PDT · by ak267 · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | 8-6-16 | Bill Still
    Good afternoon, I’m still reporting on fake polls. Hats off to Addison Riddleberger columns for assembling this social media data. The 2016 elections will be the elections social scientists will look back on as the turning point year – the year where an analysis of social media will prove more predictive than paid polling. Assuming that is a correct prediction, what does that mean for the future of the Trump-Clinton presidential race. All of these stats are as of Aug. 4th, 2016.
  • The world's first website went online 25 years ago today

    08/06/2016 11:25:41 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 56 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | August 6, 2016 | By Cara McGoogan
    Today marks the 25 anniversary of Sir Tim Berners-Lee launching the first website CREDIT: AP On this day 25 years ago the world's first website went live to the public. The site, created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, was a basic text page with hyperlinked words that connected to other pages.Berners-Lee used the public launch to outline his plan for the service, which would come to dominate life in the twenty-first century."The WWW project merges the techniques of information retrieval and hypertext to make an easy but powerful global information system," said Berners-Lee on the world's first public website. "The project...
  • Russia says spyware found in state computer networks

    07/30/2016 3:14:34 PM PDT · by Mariner · 32 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 29th, 2016 | by Lidia Kelly
    Russia's intelligence service said on Saturday that the computer networks of 20 organizations, including state agencies and defense companies, have been infected with spyware in what it described as a targeted and coordinated attack. The Federal Security Service, the FSB, said the malware and the way the networks were infected were similar to those used in previous cases of cyber espionage found in Russia and other countries. The agency did not say who it suspected of being behind the attacks. "Information technology resources of government agencies, scientific and military institutions, defense industry companies and other entities involved in crucial infrastructure...
  • St. Louis journalist reportedly fired after Facebook post on Michael Brown's mom

    07/30/2016 11:31:29 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 31 replies
    CBS ^ | 7/29/16 | SHANIKA GUNARATNA
    A St. Louis journalist has reportedly been fired after making offensive Facebook comments about the mother of Michael Brown, the teenager whose shooting death ignited weeks of emotional protests in Missouri and led, eventually, to the birth of the nationwide Black Lives Matter movement.... He posted on Facebook after Michael Brown's mother, Lesley McSpadden, was announced as part of the Democratic National Convention line-up. "She's going to talk about the new lead diet she's endorsed. Five servings and you can lose 200 lbs in two years easily," Hughes reportedly wrote on Facebook. CBS News could not independently verify the contents...
  • Wisconsin court: Teens in Slender Man case should be tried as adults

    07/27/2016 2:47:33 PM PDT · by BBell · 27 replies
    http://www.aol.com/ ^ | Jul 27th 2016
    July 27 (Reuters) - A Wisconsin appeals court ruled on Wednesday that two teenage girls should be tried as adults on charges they attempted to kill a classmate by stabbing her repeatedly to please a fictional Internet character named Slender Man.The girls, Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser, have been in custody since they were charged with attempted first-degree homicide in the May 2014 attack in Waukesha, a suburb of Milwaukee.All three girls were 12 years old at the time of the stabbing. Weier and Geyser are now 14, according to Wisconsin media.
  • HEY GUYS - WE'RE HAVING AN AMA WITH THE NEXT PRESIDENT TONIGHT! (Trump Ask Me Anything Today)

    07/27/2016 2:32:41 PM PDT · by ifinnegan · 53 replies
    Reddit ^ | Mod Team of /r/the_donald
    Welcome everyone! If you are here from the media, there is a post right next to this one for you. Please read it. CENTIPEDES, Today is the long awaited day and in about an hour and half from now our next President, Mr. Donald J. Trump will be posting his thread for you to all ask him questions. The mod team wanted to give a short-notice heads-up on how this is going to work: Mr. Trump will be posting from his own account an AMA thread at 6:30ET. It will be stickied immediately. Once the thread is stickied it will...
  • Trump Hijacks the Democrat Convention

    07/27/2016 11:01:14 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 60 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 7/27/2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I really don't believe that I have ever seen what I just saw. I've been thinking. I've been trying to dig deep into the dark crevices of my memory, and I don't think I've ever seen what I just saw. Donald Trump just hijacked the Democrat convention after the biggest night of that convention so far. Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, just concluded, right in time for this program to begin. (They got the memo.)He just concluded a freewheeling, no-holds-barred, no-controls-on-the-media, "Whatever you want to ask me, ask me," press conference the day after the supposedly biggest event...
  • Radio Hack Steals Keystrokes from Millions of Wireless Keyboards

    07/26/2016 9:08:16 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 34 replies
    wired.com ^ | 07/26/2016
    You should be able to trust your wireless keyboard. And yet security researchers have been warning people to be suspicious of wireless computer accessories using sketchy radio protocols for years. Those warnings peaked five months ago, when hackers at the security firm Bastille found that millions of cheap keyboard and mouse dongles let hackers inject keystrokes onto your machine from hundreds of yards away. Now, in case you missed that message, the same researchers have extended their attack to millions more devices—and this time, they can not only inject keystrokes, but also read yours, too. On Tuesday Bastille’s research team...
  • Donald Trump to host Reddit AMA ("Ask Me Anything")

    07/25/2016 12:24:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    WTVR-TV ^ | July 25, 2016 | CNN Wire
    NEW YORK — Redditors will get a chance to ask Donald Trump anything they want on Wednesday evening. The Republican presidential candidate is scheduled to host a Reddit AMA (short for Ask Me Anything) session starting at 6:30 p.m. ET, his campaign announced Monday. The questions and answers will be posted on “The_Donald” subreddit, which has over 180,000 subscribers, instead of “IAmA,” where most high-profile AMAs are hosted. (Hillary Clinton’s subreddit page has about 21,000 subscribers.) Moderators of The_Donald subreddit celebrated the news with a post that called the candidate “our God Emperor, the Nimble Navigator, Mr. Donald J. Trump!”(continued)
  • Trump doing a Reddit AMA during DNC

    Donald J. Trump will be doing an AMA on Reddit during the DNC.
  • Hillary Clinton Demanded Passwords to Every Social Media Account of Veep Candidates’ Family Members

    07/23/2016 8:55:39 PM PDT · by Fractal Trader · 61 replies
    Politico via The Gateway Pundit ^ | 23 July 2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    Presumptive Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, who used a secret unsecured private email server to conduct government business during her entire tenure as secretary of State–and deleted of those 30,000 emails before government investigators could review them, demanded the passwords to every social media account of every family member of her potential vice presidential candidates, according to a report in Politico published Saturday evening. How tough was the vetting? Finalists had to turn over every password for every social media account for every member of their families. They had to turn over every password for every social media account...
  • Vanity - How best to put tv / internet into a very rural vacation home for only occasional use?

    07/23/2016 1:25:01 PM PDT · by Yaelle · 81 replies
    FreepWorld ^ | 7/23/16 | Me
    What is the cheapest way to get decent "cable" tv and Internet service in a very rural place, when you only need it a few times a year when there? Has a FReeper solved this problem already? The people going up there will be elderly and/or not at all techie. They just want to turn on a tv and see the regular typical cable channels and they want to surf the web in normal ways as well as use texting etc. The home might be used less than once a month, or even just a few times a year. It...
  • New software to help you ‘time travel’

    07/22/2016 7:22:59 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    Scientists have developed a new system that can let you imagine how you would look with a different hairstyle and colour, or in another time period, age or country. After uploading an input photo, you type in a search term — such as “curly hair,” “India” or “1930s,” researchers said. The software’s algorithms search Internet photo collections for similar images in that category and seamlessly map the person’s face onto the results, they said. The system called Dreambit developed by researchers from University of Washington in the U.S. lets a person imagine how they would look with a different hairstyle...
  • Dell SonicWall GMS comes with hidden backdoor

    07/20/2016 10:25:23 PM PDT · by Utilizer · 4 replies
    iTnews (AUS) ^ | Jul 21 2016 11:21AM (AUS) | Juha Saarinen
    Researchers have discovered a range of vulnerabilities in Dell's SonicWall Global Management System (GMS) console, including a hidden default account with an easily guessable password. US security vendor Digital Defense said the hidden account can be accessed through a command line interface client that can be downloaded from the console of the GMS web application. Non-administrative users can be added with the command line interface; however, they can log into the web interface and change the password for the admin user. By logging in with the admin user account, attackers using this method can get full contol of the GMS,...