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​Loki’s Wager is Why You Can’t Win Arguments on the Internet

http://io9.com/lokis-wager-is-why-you-cant-win-arguments-on-the-inter-1679484756 My advice to people tempted to argue in cyberspace is always: “Don’t Feed the Trolls! ” Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon Advertisements

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Comcast and Time Warner Cable hike modem fees as much as 33%. Time to buy your own. January 02

http://money.cnn.com/2015/01/02/technology/comcast-time-warner-cable-modem/ I guess I’d better scrutinize my Time Warner bill this month.  And maybe start pricing cable modems. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Internet traffic jams are widespread in the US, and are probably about to get a lot worse | The Verge

http://www.theverge.com/2014/10/31/7138449/m-lab-netflix-comcast-verizon-isp-business-dispute-congestion-traffic-interconnection ISP interconnection has a substantial impact on consumer internet performance –sometimes a severely negative impact — and that business relationships between ISPs, and not major technical problems, are at the root of the problems we observed. An interesting study … Continue reading

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Article: How to protect yourself against hackers (or at least make it difficult for them)

How to protect yourself against hackers (or at least make it difficult for them) http://thenextweb.com/insider/2014/09/03/protect-hackers-least-make-difficult/ My good deed for the day: providing the link above to you and asking you to take note. Better safe than sorry. Posted from WordPress … Continue reading

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Why the federal court record system PACER is so broken, and how to fix it — Tech News and Analysis

http://gigaom.com/2014/08/27/why-the-federal-court-record-system-pacer-is-so-broken-and-how-to-fix-it/ So what happened? Why has the federal courts’ IT system stagnated despite more money? The answer, unsurprisingly, is that the money has gone elsewhere. Bureaucracies and budgets … if there is money unspent in one at the end of … Continue reading

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Article: Internet down for 12m Americans as Time Warner Cable suffers outage

Internet down for 12m Americans as Time Warner Cable suffers outage http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/27/internet-down-time-warner-cable-outage Per my earlier Tweet, we (the Mosses) are victims of this outage. What do you want to bet that my bill will not reflect a credit for the … Continue reading

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Article: Democrat Warns Data Caps Could Undermine Net Neutrality

Democrat Warns Data Caps Could Undermine Net Neutrality http://www.nationaljournal.com/tech/democrat-warns-data-caps-could-undermine-net-neutrality-20140729 The Flip Side Of Net Neutrality.  So far Time Warner hasn’t instituted data caps for my home Internet but Comcast could change that in the future. Posted from WordPress for Android … Continue reading

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