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Free software eating Microsoft's lunch.
#google is eating #microsoft cash cows using #android and #linux http://venturebeat.com/2015/07/30/with-over-10000-businesses-signed-up-android-for-work-expands-to-carriers-for-the-first-time/ http://www.theverge.com/2015/7/30/9073587/google-android-for-work-adds-carriers-blackphone
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Glad to hear that the nasty monopolist finally gets competition they can't extinguish. 
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Germany confirms its now a police state

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-33721638
Two journalists have been charged with treason after they published information about surveillance technology used by Germany's intelligence agency.
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The German politician may do what they think they're supposed to, but being DE part of a global link of countries, they'll face fierce opposition!!! They'll leave, or DE will! 
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Your Computer is Their Billboard  
Microsoft is once again bundling Solitaire with Windows, but if you want an ad-free experience then that's going to cost you.
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Wanting to remove that cr@p  ;-)
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Just remember folks - upgrading to Windows 10 -  Asimov/CEIP/WER (MS' real time telemetry system built into W10 to collect data on your usage patterns) will be running.

Until someone comes up with a tool to remove it or stop it then, literally everything you do is reported back to MS.

Microsoft said that it would be removed during release-to-manafacturing (RTM) - and it wasn't so upgrade with this in mind (or wait).
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Bad news, folks.  FCC does NOT Respect Your Freedom.
 
If it does not prevent installing #OpenWRT, it should make it more difficult for new devices.
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A Call for Concentration Camps  I wonder if Mr Clark can tell the difference between my disagreement with him and disloyalty to the US.  I also wonder if he believes that one of the reasons we went to war with Nazi Germany was because they put political dissidents in concentration camps.  So this is what he said, 

...if someone supported Nazi Germany at the expense of the United States, we didn’t say that was freedom of speech, we put him in a camp, they were prisoners of war. ... If these people are radicalized and they don’t support the United States and they are disloyal to the United States as a matter of principle, fine. It’s their right and it’s our right and obligation to segregate them from the normal community for the duration of the conflict.

In subsequent comments Clark clarified himself,

ISIS is the enemy. US Citz who choose ISIS are spies, enemy combatants or both. Govt should separate them from the rest of us. ... We’re at war with #ISIS - Frustrated w/ argument that sedition is free speech. Homegrown ISIS cells are a threat.

So, understand that you might also be shot if government decides you are an Isis supporter.  Would he like to convict people of seditious thoughts or round them up directly?  

Sedition lists generally grow faster than people like.  What combination of beliefs does a person have to have to be considered an Isis supporter?  What about that church shooting in South Carolina just a few weeks earlier?  Perhaps we should jail white supremacists.  They are still waving the "treason flag" after all and are obviously dangerous extremists.  Our government is also busy tracking  "radicals" who might provide some useful labor - death penalty opponents, Iraq war opponents, OWS protesters, people opposed to police racism and brutality, animal rights protesters, environmental advocates, and so on and so forth.  Which group will be next?  

Clark tried to deflect criticism by noting he had omitted the correct US word, "Internment" for the WW2 camps he thought we should build.  Call them POW, Internment, Concentration, Separation, or Communications Management Units, the intent is the same and deeply unAmerican.  

We fought a war of aggression in Iraq, complete with torture, assassination and other horrors.  The goal was ownership of oil and a permanent military base.  We are losing that war and probably deserve that.  The people of the region, however, do not deserve the mess we made or Isis.  Those responsible for the war are criminals who should be brought to justice.  The people of the region deserve that and massive aid to fix their still shattered infrastructure.  That will kill off Isis better than a continued campaign of assassination and domestic insanity.  

#warofterror  
The retired general known for his progressive views says in the wake of the Chattanooga shooting, "If these people are radicalized and they don't support the United States and they are disloyal to the United States … it's our right and obligation to segregate them from the normal community for the duration of the conflict."
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I guess he forgot Joseph Kennedy (JFK's father), Henry Ford, Charles Lindberg...

By-the-way, until I see Congress pass a declaration of war  (whether it bears that title or something else) I don't see how anyone can seriously claim that we are legally in a state of war.

This item just came over my transom about Scalia - yes Scalia - warning of internment camps.  https://a4cgr.wordpress.com/2015/07/24/01-1677/
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Non free software spy infrastructure used to track down common criminals  While we might all agree that it's good this father was able to find his kidnapped children, the spy power implied is tremendous and easily abused.  If police don't need a warrant, they can ask for anyone's location for any reason.  Private companies generally demand the right to sell the same information, so they and anyone with money can do the same.  Activists who fear private or public retaliation should avoid non free software, cell phones and other malicious devices.   

Law enforcement authorities have used Facebook, Instagram and other social-media outlets to track people down. ... Spotify said in a statement that it cooperates with law enforcement authorities in criminal investigations and provides information "when compelled by valid subpoenas, court orders or search warrants."

What does "valid subpoena" mean?  Are they lying to us as other companies have?  
 
In early December 2014, Brittany Nunn missed a court date. She was scheduled to fight for custody of one of her daughters, but the tide in the case had been turning in favour of the girl's father, according to Colorado law enforcement.
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Aaah, well, it's actually called a subpoena even if it's from the NSA.  They just have different ways of getting one.
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Techrights DDoS Update Amazon is protecting the privacy of criminals.  You would think they could just yank the accounts which are obviously violating AWS terms of service.  Instead, they waste Roy's time and money.  The DDoS is not a web crawler, it's a carefully coordinated request for data intensive pages.  A robots.txt denial would not stop that, it would only keep Techrights from being indexed.  
VER the past few days I spent a lot of time (never mind emotional impact) pressuring Amazon, having already spent a lot of time battling DDOS attacks which rendered my biggest site inaccessible. After much stonewalling (I had to repeat my request about 5 times only to receive useless replies or ...
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Right, AWS has a lot of nerve to suggest it as a solution instead of enforcing their ToS.  
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Greed.
 
cancer specialist warns #TPP will delay medicines - http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/279978/cancer-specialist-warns-tpp-will-delay-medicines & that means cancer patient will die, purely because of greed #NZ
A cancer specialist warns that if medicine patents are extended under the TPP, patients will have to wait longer for drugs.
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Collapsing Microsoft Can't Do Anything Right  
Stability issues of Vista 10 are belatedly reported to be a major catastrophe, leaving it unusable for many early adopters
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No Security in This  Security and conformance to tx power specifications are the excuse.  The operative wording is, 

require all devices to implement software security to ensure that the devices operate as authorized and cannot be modified

Which is total BS.  It would be better to watch for interference and simply fine people who jam their neighbors by malicious or incompetent modifications.  
 
If it does not prevent installing #OpenWRT, it should make it more difficult for new devices.
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The problem is too widespread for traditional "detector van" enforcement, unless you want to make it self funding by applying huge fines to those caught. Which is a terrible idea.
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“providing situational awareness” is just another word for surveillance  Crushing peaceful dissent.

documents show that the DHS has produced minute-by-minute reports on protesters’ movements in demonstrations...despite the fact that an FBI joint intelligence bulletin shared among several DHS officials the day before noted that there was “no information suggesting violent behavior is planned for Washington, DC” and that previous anti-police brutality protests in the wake of Ferguson “have been peaceful in nature.”

Share and be counted on the right side of history.  There is no balance between privacy and security.  You either protect both by law or you have neither.  
#blacklivesmatter   #monitoredhastag  
The Department of Homeland Security has used social media to closely track activists.
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Time to teach federal PIGS the meaning of NO!
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*A Good Place for Routine and Performance Service* I bought parts and used computers for gnu/linux boxes here five years ago. It's a great place for computer repair, parts. The owner is friendly, low key, and knows what he's doing. Most customers seemed satisfied. The shop also looked like a good place to build a gaming/media rig. It was filled with exotic motherboards, graphics cards, sound systems, etc. The owner is a gamer himself. The owner is a treasure. I would give the place five stars if it were not for tobacco use which may put people off when they walk in. Don't let it. The owner managed to keep the systems clean by walking outside to smoke.
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