Never fight your way through a phone menu again

I’m sure most of you hate phone menus as much as I do. Hell, I recently moved my brokerage account away from E*Trade primarily because their phone system (and thus customer service) was an absolute disaster. Well, I just ran across a product which could change all that. * Fonolo essentially allows you to call …

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Once it is online, consider it public

I recently ran across two articles (see below), which reminded me why I post so little personal information online. Once you’ve put something online, you’re trusting that site to both respect your privacy and be secure enough to protect your information. Given all the counter examples, why on earth would you believe either, much less …

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Very disturbing legislation regarding college networks

The EFF has an item in their most recent newsletter that really disturbs me. Apparently, the MPAA has gotten a piece included in a congressional higher education bill that would force universities to filter network traffic and provide a pay-per-use music sharing. All this, in the name of copyright protection. I’m sorry, but *fuck* no. …

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