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Secret Treaties Gag Free Speech

Operating in secrecy, the USA and other countries conspire to remove free speech protections. Orwell was right. How long before we see “Newspeak” and “Thoughtcrime” ?
Global DMCA

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Digital Britain: High Speed Access For All

10 Downing Street, England — The launch of the Digital Britain report today will give the country the tools necessary to succeed in the future economy, the Prime Minister has said.
This morning the Prime Minister toured the Arqiva power transmitter site in south-east London to mark the release of the report.
He was joined by Business [...]

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The Cyclical Economy

Events that are cyclical happen on a periodic basis. Many economist subscribe to the theory that business is cyclical — a period of growth is followed by a period of recession. Because the last period of economic growth lasted so long, many business owners had never experienced a period of decline. In [...]

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Broadband For Rural America

Washington, D.C., May 27, 2009 – Concluding that all rural Americans must have the opportunity to reap the full benefits of broadband services, Acting Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael J. Copps released a report last week providing a starting point for the development of policies to deliver broadband to rural areas and restore economic [...]

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Google’s Chrome Web Browser Helps Protect Your Privacy

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Did you think was just a search engine? Well, they do lots of other things, such as, invented a cell phone, mapping and aerial photos.
Now, they have developed a web browser that helps protect your personal information. Your browsing history, cookies and other Internet activity are treated with special care.

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Safe Web Surfing

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Firefox is the safest way to surf the world wide web according to Mozilla. It is an open source project by the same group that invented one of the web’s first browsers, Netscape. Some years ago AOL purchased the Netscape brand, but the Mozilla group remained independent.

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Google’s New Web Browser Let’s You Go Incognito

Web browsing has become safer with Chrome, ’s browser. You can download if for free. It’s lightweight on your computer resources but heavy duty on surfing the web. Pages load faster.
There is also an awesome feature that is the antithesis of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) web browser — secure browsing. [...]

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Is your company keeping information secure?

Federal Trade Commission
Are you taking steps to protect personal information? Safeguarding sensitive data in your files and on your computers is just plain good business. After all, if that information falls into the wrong hands, it can lead to fraud or identity theft. A sound data security plan is built on five key principles:
Take stock. [...]

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Protect Your Computer

Microsoft Security
4 steps to protect your computer
Step 1. Keep your firewall turned on
What is a firewall?
A firewall helps protect your computer from hackers who might try to delete information, crash your computer, or even steal your passwords or credit card numbers. Make sure your firewall is always turned on.
• How to turn on your [...]

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New in-session phishing attack could fool experienced users

By Joel Hruska | Published: January 13, 2009 – 11:15AM CT
Another year, another form of phishing. This one, I have to admit, is pretty good in terms of potentially fooling a user. Unlike most phishing attack vectors, it doesn’t rely on the victim being ignorant and/or moronic. The new technique has been dubbed “in-session” [...]

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