Category : links

Link removal requests again.

I received 2 emails from candy.com’s link removal service again yesterday, and I actually did respond. I’ll publish both emails, and my response. Subject: URGENT: Please Respond; Help Needed for Google PenaltyFrom: linkremoval@candy.comTo: born2fly83@gmail.comHello, We have tried to contact you several times regarding the link to our sitehttp://www.candy.com/ onhttp://lifes-adventures.me/post/44392138219/thursday-13-2. This link is inviolation of Google’s

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My first takedown notice.

I tried to publish this post like 5 times last night, but Tumblr wouldn’t publish any of my posts, either here or on my other blog, so I’m trying again this morning. I got my first takedown notice in 10 years of blogging yesterday. It was for this vary blog! It wasn’t one of those

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Today was internet freedom day.

Today was the anniversary of the SOPA/PIPA blackouts last year, and several organizations decided to declare it Internet Freedom Day. Which of course I thought was a good idea, because for a while I thought I was the only one that was remembering that today was the anniversary of our eforts. One of the things

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I set up Lastpass today.

lastpass is a password manager. You give it one master password that you remember, then let it generate the passwords for your various online accounts. Since passwords are supposed to be secure, and never be the same for anything, you should never be able to remember passwords. That’s the problem, since my passwords weren’t ever

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Celebration ensued here this morning!

Ecuador decided that it would grant the wikileaks founder’s request for asylum! This happened despite several threats from the UK, that it would enter the embacy and arrest Assange. The UK foreign secritary released a statement saying that he was disappointed in the decision. I, on the other hand, am definitely not disappointed, and neither

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Trying to answer the question…

I saw a tweet this morning that I can’t stop thinking about, but I must first say that last week, the Wikileaks founder lost his extradition appeal to the British supreme court. I posted about this on Tumblr, as I was testing that at the time. Now, here’s the question: You are Julian #Assange. You

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CISPA passes 248 to 168.

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection act, (CISPA,) passed the house today. There were 248 yes votes to 168 no votes. The hearings were live streamed, but I didn’t find the stream until the very end, whejn they were voting. Here are some CISPA links: US House passes controversial CISPA cybersecurity bill, now onto the

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