Monday, August 26, 2013

Which part of “We listen to everything” did you not understand? I'll ask this another way. Who would you like to have a free pass?
Latest NSA abuse allegation: Spying on the United Nations
By now, this shouldn't be a surprise. The National Security Agency spied on the internal videoconferencing system used by United Nations officials by decrypting it last year, according to German magazine Der Spiegel.
The disclosure came from documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who has provided a trove of materials to Britain's The Guardian newspaper about heretofore secret details of the NSA's surveillance program. The Spiegel story says that the encryption cracking took place in the summer of 2012. In our spy-versus-spy world, one other choice nugget came to public notice: The documents detail that the NSA discovered that the Chinese were also attempting to break into UN communications at the same time.

Lawyers don't need no book learnin' git out thar and sue someone!
Obama Says Law School Should Be Two, Not Three, Years

Have you ever tried to do something with a short deadline and found that a 'push' update was running and eating all the CPU cycles? This should stop that.
– is a free and simple tool that helps to temporarily disable different kinds of automatic software updates on Windows. You can download and use it completely for free. The software package has no bloatware, advertising or any other kind of bundled software. All critical software updates should always be switched on, but there are situations when you need an exception to this rule.

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