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Administrivia: I am seriously considering setting comments disabled on all new G+ postings that even touch on controversial topics. This would be unfortunate, since spirited, intelligent discussion and discovery are major parts of what makes G+ so great. However, the reality is that with available moderation tools that only permit inspecting comments after they've already gone public, the amount of time -- and frankly, emotional effort -- it's taking to deal with the influx of trolls, racists, idiots, and other slime that are attracted to my threads, is becoming unmanageable, especially in the morning when the threads have been attracting vermin all night long while I sleep. I am unwilling to just post threads and let them roll on their own and rot, becoming playgrounds for comment abuse.

But to maintain them properly with comments always enabled -- especially since this effort does not contribute to keeping the lights on and the animals fed -- something has got to give, absent some significant improvements in the time/income ratio around here.

I haven't made any final decisions, and I welcome input on these issues, which I'm certain are affecting a lot of other folks in addition to me! Thanks as always for your support. - L
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+David Ford I could choose to limit my postings to the ~400K or so folks who follow me. I choose not to do so.
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No payload. No motors. No fun.
Thankfully, M36 Captive Flight Training Missile is neither explosive nor motorized.
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In other words, Army searching for a hollow metal cylinder.
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One of the most iconic scenes in early television, from the 1952 episode Job Switching from I Love Lucy.
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Do you think he would hear about endorsing h20 if the money was right?
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+Mason Brammell I hope they provided antibacterial wipes.
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Technology Systems & Policy Analysis: Internet, Privacy, plus Other Sundry Topics.
Introduction
Lauren is co-founder of PFIR - People For Internet Responsibility, co-founder and moderator of NNSquad - Network Neutrality Squad -- and founder of the PRIVACY Forum. He created the PRIVACY Forum in 1992, and has been involved with Internet and other technology issues for over 40 years, including at the first site on the ARPANET (the ancestor of the Internet), which was located at UCLA.  Lauren is also the founder of the Global Coalition for Transparent Internet Performance - GCTIP.  

His focus is both policy and engineering issues related to the Internet, privacy, the interaction of technology with society, and a range of other areas..

Lauren is widely quoted regarding such matters by newspaper, magazine, and other articles.  He participates in numerous radio and television news programs, talk shows, and other venues where these important issues are under discussion.

Lauren is a member of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Committee on Computers and Public Policy, and has consulted to Google.

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E-Mail: lauren@vortex.com

Google+: Lauren Weinstein

Twitter: @laurenweinstein

Tel: +1 (818) 225-2800

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