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Why Annoyed Americans Are Signing This Online Petition

More than 200,000 Americans have signed a petition asking telecom companies to provide tools for people to block commercial robocalls. Which is about as surprising as 200,000 people signing a petition against legalized murder. 362 more words

Consumers Lost $1.7B To Scams In 2014, Imposter Crimes On The Rise

For the 15th consecutive year, identity theft topped the Federal Trade Commission’s list of top consumer complaints. But its reign could be coming to an end following a significant increase in the number of scams in which con artists impersonating government agents and law enforcement personnel part consumers from their money. 347 more words

IoT – It’s All About the Data, Right?

A few weeks ago, the FTC released a report on the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT refers to “things” such as devices or sensors – other than computers, smartphones, or tablets – that connect, communicate or transmit information with or between each other through the Internet. 632 more words

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200,000 Consumers (And Counting) Ask Their Phone Companies To Just Let Them Block Robocalls Already

You still hate robocalls. We still hate robocalls. And over 200,000 other Americans hate robocalls, too, and have signed on to a petition asking their phone companies to just roll out the darn tech to block them already. 251 more words

SFR 322: Live Long and Prosper

–We begin the show with a short tribute to Leonard Nimoy, who passed away recently at the age of 83.
–Last week’s Oscars was perhaps the most politically charged in its history, and many were upset that the ceremony wasn’t focused on the films. 225 more words

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Speaker Boehner facing mutiny after failed DHS funding bill

Speaker John Boehner on Friday, failed at keeping the Department of Homeland Security open for three weeks. His own House Republicans voted against Boehner’s legislation. The final vote count was 202-224. 228 more words

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The only true republicans are Tea Party members.