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Abstinence-only sex education doesn't work. We have plenty of proof of that.

Teenagers are going to have sex. Sex-Ed should be just that, education about sex. With emphasis put on respecting yourself and your partner enough to use protection and contraception.

My second quarter in college, I signed up for a basic health class. Taught by the coach of the men's baseball team. When we got to sex ed, it became clear there was going to be nothing in the way of discussion of safe sex. And even though I was a little older (half a decade in the Army before college), it was clear the vast majority of the18 & 19 year olds in the class had never had a real frank talk about sex. With anyone.

I asked for and received permission to talk to the class. I prepped safe sex kits for everyone, including female condoms, "kiss of mint" condoms, dental dams, and lube.

When I pulled out the box of bananas to hand around the class, the instructor said nothing. But I watched his face turn so red I was afraid he was going to have a stroke. Thankfully he contained whatever it was he was thinking.

After class that day, I was mobbed by teenagers thanking me for being the first person to actually cite specific facts about things like pregnancy, HIV infection, and STD prevention. A few days later I approached the Dean of students with a request: could I simply put a box of free condoms in the student center, and keep it full? No charge to the university at all.

It was over six months before I got the approval. 
Until yesterday, I only ever found out what happened in my son’s sex-ed classes by asking him about it. That was painful enough. In elementary school, he apparently learned that HIV is hereditary because you get it from your mother. In middle school, he had to help the teacher explain something about sex anatomy when the teacher was stumped and my son happened to know the facts. (I am a sex researcher and I work...
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"putting taxes on use of carbon would trigger a wave of clean technology which would lift people out of poverty" - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/13/fossil-fuel-subsidies-say-burn-more-carbon-world-bank-president
Jim Yong Kim calls for five-point plan to deliver low-carbon growth, including removal of incentives to exploit oil, gas and coal
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When you can't win an argument, ruin people with lawsuits.
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Microsoft Uses EU Pawns to Sue Google

EU Regulators, at behest of their Microsoft Masters, have taken the first steps in charging Google with anticompetitive behavior.

Microsoft? you ask, What do they have to do with this?

Answer:  Everything.  Trace the complaints, the money, and the influence back to its source in these European antitrust efforts against Google, and Microsoft stands behind it all, the Great Puppetmasters pulling the Regulatory strings.

Indeed, Microsoft's fingerprints are so easy to find on this, that the only fair term to use to describe it is Conspiracy.  Unable to maintain their previous dominance in the technology market, the folks in Redmond have spent these past many years trying to win not in the market, but in backroom lobbying deals.

Their efforts in the United States failed, when Google proved more willing to cooperate with regulators to assuage their concerns and was able to avoid charges.  Europe, however, where proof of consumer harm isn't strictly necessary, has proven a better puppet for their efforts.

One can only hope that, as this process, unfolds, the clear manipulation of European laws as a proxy market war between two American companies will become too obvious to deny.
The European Union is accusing Google of abusing its dominance, and Microsoft has links with the three initial complainants that sparked the antitrust investigation.
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Tell the U.S. Forest Service to immediately halt Nestlé’s illegal water withdrawal during California’s drought. Nestlé is extracting water and making millions in profit even though its permit to do so expired over 27 years ago.
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Microsoft's Judicial Extortion is Same as Always Demanding malware installed on Android phones again.  The threat, as usual, is their decade old trick where they claim ownership of all gnu/linux through unspecified software patents, "Do as I say or we sue you to death."  The lawsuits continue unabated no matter what makers do, so they should refuse to do anything Microsoft says.  EU representatives, pay attention, this is what monopolies look like and this is where anti-trust regulation should be applied.  

See also,
http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20150331VL200.html
and
http://slashdot.org/~twitter/journal/219107

#microsoft   #extortion   #rico   #Google   #Android  
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Because spying, but the real question is who benefits.  My guess is that the world's richest man has government working for him rather than the other way around.  
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France takes steps to encourage whistle blowing. 
“Holding Govt Accountable by Whistle Blowing, What a Concept! #Snowden #surveillance #fight215 @JesselynRadack”
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It's not free if you have to ask permission LSU was like this, less the insulting badges, when I was there.  Free speech was limited to one place, with permission, supposedly to keep out spammers.  In reality, favored businesses were free to use any facilities to advertise themselves to students.  In particular, I had to ask the Microsoft representative for permission to hand out free software. 

I complained about this on the Baton Rouge Linux User's group mail list at the time,
http://brlug.net/pipermail/general_brlug.net/2007-February/016898.html

One day, I was suddenly granted permission and had a nice time.,
http://brlug.net/pipermail/general_brlug.net/2007-February/016915.html
http://50.80.140.55/photo_album/chron/2007/2007_02_22_free_speech_alley/
http://brlug.net/pipermail/general_brlug.net/2007-February/016951.html
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Hey, budding adults! Welcome to college! Now, kindly shut up for the next few years. Cal Poly Pomona’s campus policies impose a web of restrictions before students can distribute literature on campus: They must check in with the Office...
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I was told that LSU's contract with Microsoft forbade LSU from distributing software without Microsoft permission.  I can't say for sure because the contract was secret.  

Yes, that's a problem and it's widespread because Microsoft is everywhere and other unethical companies do the same thing. +Ken Starks, for example,   ran into the same problem when he recommended free software to his local school system as a way to save money.  They told him the contract with a public agency was secret.  Eventually they said he could look at it if he paid some outrageous fee.  NDA's with government should be very rare and guard real trade secrets.  It's outrageous that Microsoft considers what taxpayers give them a trade secret.  
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Ugh, think of the software patents Microsoft will get by proxy.  This is a disaster that should be blocked on anti-trust grounds.  Hey EU dodo birds, this is what monopoly looks like.
 
Nokia acquires Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion to create networking giant - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/04/nokia-acquires-alcatel-lucent-for-16-6-billion-to-create-networking-giant/ but will it succeed?
Will strong research divisions be enough to let Nokia compete with Huawei and Ericsson?
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The Finnish company was obviously controlled by Microsoft when it took Elop as CEO, so I assume it is still controlled by Microsoft.  An company with any real independence would never have stood back and watched what Elop did. 
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A little research into the recent EU Anti-Trust filings against Google  This is what I think about the people filing the Google EU anti-trust suit, but I have not done the research to says so  with authority yet.   Now's a good time to do that.  As  says, it's not hard to find links from NYT mentioned companies to Microsoft.  Even the NYT links them, but not as well as they should.  As it is with so many things Microsoft, it's rather black and white - Microsoft is Evil. 

ICOMP funded almost entirely by Microsoft.
http://techrights.org/2010/12/08/ibm-responds-to-icomp/

This seems to have been reported by Wall Street Journal and the Observer as far back as 2007,
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/8184065/Dark-forces-gunning-for-Google.html

Sourcewatch has them pegged as Microsoft flunkies,
http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php/Initiative_for_Competitive_Online_Marketplaces

Yelp, TripAdvisor, and "German Publishers" joining this lawsuit can probably also be traced back to Microsoft in similar ways.  

There are so many front groups and fake press articles that reality is hard to see without lots of research.  I suppose that's the point, to keep people's heads spinning so hard that they give up thinking.  

"Fairsearch" seems to be a group of dishonest competitors and Microsoft flunkies,
http://www.computerworld.com/article/2496436/technology-law-regulation/microsoft-not-fooling-anyone-by-using-fairsearch-front-in-antitrust-compla.html

"Consumer Watchdog" is another Microsoft front group,
http://techrights.org/2010/12/06/edelman-propaganda-and-astroturfing/

I could probably go on and on like this.  Microsoft is a truly disgusting company at war with truth itself.  Their training documents demonstrate that nicely, like this one where they brag about the Microsoft controlled press where not a word is printed without Microsoft approval, and Microsoft also brags about "infiltrating" and "subverting" all independent media and "one to many" communications forums.  

http://www.groklaw.net/articlebasic.php?story=20071023002351958

One thing they really hate is your software freedom,
http://techrights.org/2013/04/11/antitrust-law-vs-foss/

How I miss Groklaw,
http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20130409095055445
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"any data you have in #LastPass is easily accessible by the NSA." https://foliovision.com/2013/11/lastpass-nsa-security can't remove their passwords snatcher from #firefox
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You have a lot of trust in companies that have already betrayed you.  Even if Lastpass were free software and implemented good crypto, Apple has your private keys.  Given the association with Apple, I would not trust Lastpass on Debian.  
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If true, FU Nvidia!
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+Tycho Softworks
I have 2 AMD cards, they work fine with the FOSS drivers, terrible on Proprietary drivers, especially with their outdated XORG. However, I still get tearing once in a while and yes, I do know how to configure them right. With NVIDIA, I may have to use their proprietary drivers, not so nice but at least it offers as good / even better performance than what than Windows. With AMD, I seriously can't say the same at all. Untill AMD/Intel steps up their game, proprietary NVIDIA will have to do for me.
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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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