The passcode that unlocks your phone can give thieves access to your money and data. “It’s like a treasure box.” – as reported by the Wall Street Journal. Watch the following video … Continue reading If you have an iPhone, you MUST enable these settings before your entire life’s history gets stolen from you.
New rules make it a bit harder for VoIP providers to access numbering system. Let’s see if this works. Source: FCC closing loophole that gave robocallers easy access to US phone numbers | Ars Technica Continue reading FCC closing loophole that gave robocallers easy access to US phone numbers | Ars Technica
What President Biden can learn from Franklin Roosevelt’s “New Deal.” Financial reform, ie: stand up to the private-equity interests that do not serve the interests of the people: Roosevelt also picked supremely competent people — the wily speculator Joseph P. Kennedy, the brainy James Landis, the fiery young William O. Douglas — … Continue reading What Biden Can Learn from Roosevelt’s ‘New Deal’
Long before Covid-19 disrupted everything, a filmmaker named Maren Poitras started following [Stephanie Kelton] around the country. She filmed [her] speaking at conferences, teaching, giving interviews, and going about daily life. She attended the Third International MMT Conference at Stony Brook University in September 2019, where she interviewed many of the world’s … Continue reading MMT the Movie: Coming to a Festival Near You
The US Copyright Office is opening a public comment period around AI and copyright issues beginning August 30th as the agency figures out how to approach the subject. As announced in the Federal Register, the agency wants to answer three main questions: how AI models should use copyrighted data in training; whether … Continue reading US Copyright Office wants to hear what people think about AI and copyright
This film was made to sell to high school media departments who purchased it to show to their juniors and seniors. Students in public high schools were being exposed to the concept … Continue reading PROPAGANDA – They Showed This To High School Kids In 1948! Would They Allow This Today?
The US is rapidly hurtling toward a catastrophic debt ceiling default. A trillion-dollar coin the size of a quarter could stop it. Since the “debt ceiling” fiasco that happens every year is just a gimmick to allow one party to hold the country hostage unless they get something they want, then let’s … Continue reading Debt Ceiling Solution: $1 Trillion Platinum Coin Could Stop Crisis
The US says the extremely popular video-sharing app ‘screams’ of national security concerns and considers a countrywide ban China does ban every American social media app, so it’s an interesting dilemma. Source: … Continue reading The TikTok wars – why the US and China are feuding over the app | TikTok | The Guardian
ByteDance confirmed it used TikTok to monitor journalists’ physical location using their IP addresses, as first reported by Forbes in October. What’s it going to take for Americans to wake up? Source: EXCLUSIVE: TikTok Spied On Forbes Journalists Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: TikTok Spied On Forbes Journalists
The move could frustrate law enforcement efforts to circumvent the already tough security of iPhones. Sorry FBI. Source: Apple Plans to Beef Up iCloud Data Encryption – The New York Times Continue reading Apple Plans to Beef Up iCloud Data Encryption – Pissing off the FBI
Appeals court says intelligence leaders who defended dragnet – which was revealed by Snowden to the Guardian – were not telling the truth About time. Now can you please pardon Snowden now? … Continue reading NSA surveillance exposed by Snowden was illegal, court rules seven years on
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted 8-3 Tuesday night to approve a controversial policy that would allow police to deploy robots capable of using lethal force in extraordinary circumstances, according to … Continue reading San Francisco supervisors vote to allow police to use robots to kill | CNN