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As with everything. Get ALL the facts.
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Watch the lawsuits begin...
The FCC approved the policy known as net neutrality by a 3-2 vote, with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the agency will ensure that no entity "should control free open access to the Internet."
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My first installment as a guest blogger with Rockology dropped today. :)
With the holidays behind us and another year of possibilities unfolding, there is no better time to refresh your surroundings than right now. Your home is the place you begin and end each day and it makes sense that the way we feel about our space affects the way we feel in general. Creating a [...]
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So lucky to live where I do!
The big-wave surfing community descended upon Mavericks on Saturday for one of the most memorable days in years. I was up on the cliff for a couple of hours and couldn't believe the size, commitmen...
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I agree on all points. The complete lack of respect we have had for our Presidents getsmore pronounced each term. It hasn't done a single thing to make our country better. In fact, it shows how truly broken we truly are.

EgbertoWillies.com America - He's Your President for Goodness Sake! By William Thomas There was a time not so long ago when Americans, regardless of their political stripes, rallied round their pre...
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A close family member of mine developed Diabetes after using Lipitor. This is serious, pass it on.
According to a report published by The Telegraph, researchers from University College London's Institute of Cardiovascular Science analyzed data from up to 220,000 people and results from almost 130,000 patients who took part in previous statin studies. According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), statins are a class of prescription drugs used together with diet and exercise to reduce blood levels of LDL, or bad, cholesterol.** In M...
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Really bad on the part of but also a total pretentious gaffe on the part of the security researcher. As a fellow security professional I'm surprised he was that callous and full of himself - or maybe I'm not.
WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked. The researcher, Chris Roberts, attempted to board a United flight from Colorado to San Francisco to speak at a major security conference there this week, but was stopped by the airline's corporate secu...
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Who doesn't need a more beautiful space to start their day in? I know I do!
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So excited to find a cache of my security/tech articles archived on itnews.com when I thought they were lost!  http://www.itnews.com.au/Author/100318,melisa-labancz-bleasdale.aspx
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Keep your neighborhood interesting. :)
Thank you Amex for the awesome #Shopsmall supplies! Keeping our neighborhood diverse and providing beautiful and interesting things is our main goal. Whether or not we succeed takes people who care enough to support small businesses. :) x
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Just another Saturday night in these parts...
VIEW Melisa Bleasdale I’ve rewritten this post maybe seventeen times already and I’m out of patience so I’m just going to dive right in: Hi, I’m Melisa LaBancz-Bleasdale and I have Asperger
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Stop what you're doing and celebrate Fall. :)
There is something about the change in the weather, the calm before the holiday chaos and the clear night skies that makes fall the perfect time to take stock of where you’ve been and what the coming months may bring. This season, take pleasure in the small, simple things, like collecting acorns, pressing oak leaves and wrapping up in warm blankets to count the stars overhead. These suggestions will help you feather and enjoy your nest.
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I make magic and interesting things, then write about them.
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Please see my LinkedIn profile - www.linkedin.com/in/melisableasdale/
Employment
  • Apartment 46
    Owner, Principal Designer, 2008 - present
  • Superheated
    Global Director of PR, 2000 - 2011
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Bay Area
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Cleveland, Ohio and San Jose, CA - All over the globe - I'm a gypsy traveler
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Think More.
Introduction
I'm fascinated with computer security and spent an entire career talking about it. I'm a PR/AR Executive specializing in security, messaging communications, computer forensics, and emerging technologies. I'm also a technology journalist and have been covering security and communications technologies since the first bubble burst - way back in the Dark Ages. I also own Apartment 46, a modern-day curiosity cabinet of beautiful things. I design homes and gardens and have a portfolio of completed projects on Houzz.com. I'm passionate about creativity in all its forms.
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Was the first of my friends to know what email was. Break more things than I successfully build. Gifted the world a gorgeous teenage daughter. I only write about things that fascinate me. (which is everything).
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  • School of hard knocks
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Melisa LaBancz
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