Tag Archives: Internet

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

This week’s scrapings from reality: The culture: Masked Antifa thugs attacked a Patriot Prayer demonstration in Portland; no arrests (Report) The economy: The nothing down subprime mortgages that help sink 2008 finance are back? (Report) Israel: Hamas enlarges border fence … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

A new week’s worth: War against the internet: Demonstrators demand government regulation (Report) The culture: After 100 years, the largest Catholic church in North America is complete (Report) More culture: More Americans turning to witchcraft; traditional religions decline (Report) Immigration/Government: … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Noted as the week weakly wandered by: The War on an annoyingly free Internet: China pursues tight internet control (Report) The Apple CEO agrees, Google, too More Internet: “Safe spaces” to civilize the net? (Fine – until their use becomes … Continue reading

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A Web Invisibility Cloak for Dummies?

Murphy said that what can happen, will happen. None has refuted the wisdom. We note that the internet is a government program in places like North Korea, that it is government controlled and censored in Russia, China and many other … Continue reading

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The Ad Blocker Wars …

It’s not necessary to be very old to recall when visited websites were fairly simple and uncluttered. Or turn that around and say instead that it has not taken very long to submerge the desired website data under advertising. America’s … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

A list of droppings from the passing Newsbird: Governments want to legislate their access to all Internet communication and ban any such they cannot read at will. They demand a special “back door” into secure sites and keys to all … Continue reading

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The Chinese Hack of the U.S. Government: A Perspective.

The second (so far) admitted gigantic Internet hack of classified Federal government personnel records compromised some 21 million Social Security numbers, per report. A grandstanding Senator sees a Chinese spy recruitment tool as both this latest and the massive earlier … Continue reading

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The New Internet War Under Way (A Program To Identify The Players)

There’s a war in progress for domination of the Internet; it’s world wide. Many realize that China’s internet is heavily censored; much foreign information is blocked and Chinese users are monitored. Some are aware that Russia has restored Soviet (and … Continue reading

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A Day In The (Declining) Life Of An American Newspaper …

Print news is today, evolved into an oxymoron. Television, radio and the Internet have pushed aside newspapers, handicapped by their slooow deadlines; their news is obsolete on arrival. Advertisers once the newspaper mainstay have long deserted for more immediate media … Continue reading

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Pot, Booze, Gasoline, Information … Und Government Uber Alles!

Legal Pot  seems more troublesome in some places than the illicit stuff. Colorado having bitten the bullet and legalized it; one might have expected what is happening there. Or not. The price is moving up and down like a yoyo. … Continue reading

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