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Once again - shit like THIS is why I don't visit G+. It is a political opinion echo chamber with a strong Left bias... but everyone is playing along regardless of their partisan bias. 
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I share responsibility for moderating a G+ car community. If someone wants to join, we check them out before approving them.
We don't accept car parts vendors (for example).
If someone gets through and tries to spam the community with anything off-topic, we remove them very quickly.
I don't expect any help from Google.
The only suggestion I have for you is to create your own ancient aliens community along with a couple of trusted moderators, pin a policy to the top of the community, and moderate it.
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I remember those Quake days. You had a pretty good setup back then.

On the original topic, they are pretty brave behind the keyboard but not in real life. Back then some of us would "identify" the online trolls in real life, and they always turned out to be pretty gutless. 
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+Marv Jr 

I know I'm overdue to get a hold of you - things have been non stop since we got back from San Diego.
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When were you in SD? I was just there over Comicon weekend...
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Oregon has gone off the deep end on this issue.
In a sign of the overt fascism and religious persecution to come in the wake of a Left emboldened by the Supreme Court’s recent gay marriage ruling, a judge in Oregon has issued a gag order denying two Christian bakery
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sheesh........
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+WIRED  is less pages, more ads, with articles like butter spread too thin on toast, these days.
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Seriously - this layout looks like a DIY eZine from the early 80's in the amount of dead space it leaves - stretching an article that could have fit on two pages across 4, all of which had more space dedicated to actual ads than to the badly laid out article. It isn't just using fonts that are too small to read anymore - they've taken every aspect of the magazine into a non-reader-friendly experience.
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+John Fitzmaurice​ Look at how cool that design looks!
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"You can tell I was into Apple before Apple was cool because my cord is frayed."
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Writing for +Android Authority a year or so ago I voiced my concerns about the security of Android webcams. Of course, Android Droid Drones claimed I was paranoid. 

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/widespread-android-vulnerability-could-turn-phones-into-spycams/ar-AAdySAp
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The inability to opt out of having the G+ automatically start streaming the video when going to post an update in the Android native G+ app was a concern to me. 

Being that this exploit relies on the actual video framework that underlies Android as a system - it seems that my concerns were not unfounded. In fact, the problem was worse than I suspected. Even if you could opt out of this "feature" in the G+ app, the underlying camera framework is so insecure it is still a problem, anyhow. 

Too many things about Android that should be opt-in don't even allow you to opt-out, or bundle features together that should be granular, so that you can't opt out of a bad idea without also opting out of good ideas at the same time. 

If Google hasn't been being actively evil, they've at the very least been being incompetent. 
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I've been seeing other social media outlets for awhile.
It was a bad marriage while it lasted.
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Use Google Search Like a Boss!
You search for everything on Google. Search in less time and more efficiently with these pro tips!

I didn't know the site: tip, did you? Which one is most useful to you?

#googlesearch  
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It doesn't work anymore. Google results are nothing like they used to be. They only show you what they want you to see. 
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Been completely busy the last week. Managed to fit in drawing this on my new ASUS Vivotab 8 note using a Bamboo stylus. Pretty happy with the results.
Playing around with an ASUS Vivotab 8 Note and Bamboo Wacom stylus
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As for skills... so I hear, too bad no one is paying me for any of 'em. ;)
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Coranado Bridge, San Diego
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Ok. We are going to probably be hanging out downtown and gaslamp all day on foot. Send me a hangout message whenever you are in town. 
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Freedom!
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Michael - I agree. If we can handle multi-corporate contracts that include several different companies that represent the interests of hundreds of thousands of shareholders...

We can figure out how to handle a contract between multiple married partners. Right?

It doesn't seem like it should be all that difficult.
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IT Professional. IT Management/Managed Healthcare Solutions. Freelance Technology Blogger - Tech Republic. Social Networker. Still not famous.
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