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Upgraded to OS X 10.10 Yosemite: Notification settings not being saved

Judging from several threads in various forums: quite a few people seem to have this issue.

I use various MacBooks. All of them had several iterations of OS X installed. 220 more words

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Exposure of Child Predators

I don’t know about any of you but I cannot imagine having a child exposed to adult sites which involve a webcam. Yes, you can argue there are other important things to worry about right now in the world but this really is an issue that needs to be addressed! 251 more words

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Geeking out - March 2015

Well, it’s been a big month for TV in our household.  Hellooooo Netflix!  I always feel a bit sloth-like whenever I binge on couch-and-screen time.  1,599 more words

Miscellany

The most concerning element of Facebook’s potential new power

Trevor Timm writes for Columbia Journalism Review about Facebook’s growing power over news content:

‘[…] What this discussion has missed is perhaps the most crucial element of Facebook’s new power: the right to chose between the free expression of ideas or to instead impose censorship when it deems content unworthy. 320 more words

Surveillance

Who's Watching Your Baby?

‘A family in Minnesota was shocked to discover that someone else was controlling their “nanny cam” from a different country. CNN affiliate KTTC has more.’ … 28 more words

Surveillance

French lawmaker mocked after draft law copied and pasted from Wikipedia

Rick Noack reports for The Washington Post:

‘French politician Valérie Boyer and her staff seem to like Wikipedia — too much, maybe. Their admiration for the online encyclopedia will now be forever documented in governmental transcripts, after the opposition politician presented a… 63 more words

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