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We hear so many stories about products that are vulnerable to hacks that can result in serious harm to users. How can such manufacturers be so incompetent or cavalier in their responsibility to protect users and their sensitive data? Why don't such lapses count as serious stigma which tank the manufacturer's' business? Do users and their advocates care enough to hold negligence accountable?
Don't rely on SmartThings for anything security related, researchers warn.
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The U.S. federal government, especially the NSA, is largely responsible for causing this problem for U.S businesses. If the NSA weren't so invasive, then Europe would not have been so motivated to act. The American public should be careful what it wishes for. By ceding our rights, we have proved ourselves untrustworthy.
The EU's highest court struck down a deal that allows thousands of companies to easily transfer personal data from Europe to the United States, in a landmark ruling on Tuesday that follows revelations of mass U.S. government snooping.
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I was all on Ahmed Mohammed's side, but are there facts we haven't heard yet?
The Real Story of #IStandWithAhmed stinks of leftist exploitation
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Why do we allow ignorance to be used as an excuse for slapping the "criminal" label on creative people?
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+Matt BenDaniel I'd rather see at least 80% of the cuts come from the other 80% of the budget.  Defense is one of the few things that's justifiable at the federal level, though granted the Defense budget could be halved if we could ignore Congressional soft earmarks.
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You're a firm atheist, right? Tell me honestly if you were out at night alone and heard something spooky behind you, turned around and saw that thing flying right at you, you wouldn't run.
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Just because it can be explain doesn't mean divine intervention. Not to mention it would be common sense, what would you do I doubt you would get on your knees and pray?
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And 8-0, no less. It almost gives one hope that Supreme Court decisions are not 100% political-faction-based. 
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Sierra Club: "Atoms Not Dams"
http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB119551341776798449
The myth of carbon-free hydropower is embedded in the Kyoto protocol to address planetary climate change, and is being implemented in COP 21 climate plans
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In Switzerland hydropower is used to 'launder' French atomic power into green energy for resale to Germany, who are against atomic power.
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This is the best trailer I've ever seen. But I think they've pretty much given away the entire movie.
 
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+Jason Rennie They should have had a line about assigning a computer scientist to the problem, then he committed suicide.
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I propose a national Electronic Clock Day, on which everybody brings in the guts of an electronic clock to work, school, or playground. Plus points for flashing color LEDs, exposed chips, and wires.

I also propose that we teach science every day in schools. And religious tolerance. And the Constitution's guarantees about individuals rights. And statistics, so that American children can be made to understand that terrorism is far less of a threat than donuts. Maybe some of the kids will teach some of that to their parents.
President Obama praised an Irving high school freshman’s interest in science after his arrest raised questions of bias toward a Muslim student who happens to love tinkering.
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Trump is a real thing. Article explains how. Funny but painfully true.
Trump's rise is directly related to a certain white male limpness -- and their fear of a female president
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Clinton was a "scapegoat" for Benghazi?  Who was the real culprit that did the scapegoating - Obama?
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Software Engineer at Tendril Networks
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  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Computer Science, 1979 - 1983
  • MIT Sloan School of Management
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