Category Archives: Internet Insecurity

The Department of Truth is not taking over the FCC

Alex Jones has no problem just making stuff up. When he doesn’t understand something, he just creates a theory, then starts embellishing and repeating it. The “Department of Truth” Amendment that Congress just passed and President Obama just signed reorganizes … Continue reading

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Do Not Track, next chapter

For those who have been here a long time, a major reason for my reducing the website the first time was the threat of government intervention requiring websites to honor “do not track” settings. You have probably noticed many websites … Continue reading

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2:20 PM on Wednesday

If you want to catch the United States off guard, that would be the time to do something. You may remember earlier in the Obama years, FEMA and the FCC conducted a mandatory test of the national Emergency Alert System. … Continue reading

Posted in Global Instability, Individual Liberty, Internet Insecurity, Mobile Streaming, Police State America, Police State America, The FCC, War and not War, Zombie Watch | 9 Comments

Encryption wars

Yesterday, I was listening to a replay of John Gibson as he was talking to Judge Nepalitano about terrorism and whether Apple and Google should be forced to put a back door into its phones and tablets. This was done … Continue reading

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More fruit from the Snowden tree

CISCO warns of back door built into equipment CISCO makes much of the equipment that runs and secures the Internet. Snowden’s leaks already disclosed that the NSA has complete access to CISCO gear, including the ability to install software modifications. … Continue reading

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Charlotte to get Google Fiber

If you had 1000 Mb/Second Internet access, how would you use it? I don’t download copies of an entire human genome in my spare time, don’t need a copy of every YouTube video featuring a cat. The current top of … Continue reading

Posted in Art's Big Adventure, Individual Liberty, Internet Insecurity, North Carolina, Privacy | 5 Comments

It’s official – change your password

If the point of Heartbleed is actually payback to the Linux hacker community by Microsoft, it’s working. The speed with which a highly sensitive chunk of code written by a volunteer and rushed to implementation without adequate peer review is … Continue reading

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FCC wants Internet fairness The Federal courts have repeatedly told the FCC it has no legal authority to create “net neutrality”, but the new FCC chairman is at it again. With the courts pretty solidly in the hands of progressives, a pretty successful … Continue reading

Posted in American Politics, Internet Insecurity, Mobile Streaming, Radio Biz, The FCC | 15 Comments

Is it time to buy a VPN connection?

Someone wrote to me today who is outside of North America and realized (correctly) that can’t be used from Asia and Europe. I suggested he look into getting a VPN connection that is very secure and allows you to … Continue reading

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Time to turn off your computer

Adobe Flash and Adobe Reader are everywhere. Because they’re on most PCs and are trusted software, they are a very valuable entry point to take over computers. Adobe was hacked. Big time. Massively. The hackers have both user data … Continue reading

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