A Question About Laptops and Emails

As all of you have certainly read over the past four to six weeks, there’s been a lot of press and speculation about a certain laptop computer that somehow was abandoned by its owner and ended up in the hands of a has been lawyer. Now ignoring all of the…

Continue Reading

Dystopian Madison: Gov. Evers Edition

Yesterday evening, the daily email from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel arrived to provide links to the new stories of the day on their website, JSOnline. The lead story was one about Governor Tony Evers secretly recording a closed door meeting with GOP leadership, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Senate Majority…

Continue Reading

Quick Hit On Electric Scooters

Here’s another article on the implementation of electric scooter use in Milwaukee. Some interesting stuff…some fluff…but the last thing I thought we’d have to worry about is an invasion of privacy when using them: While Xie ( Candice Xie, the CEO of VeoRide) recognizes it is pretty easy to bypass some safety steps on scooter apps,…

Continue Reading

Fun And Games With The TSA

I must have gotten on someone’s enemies list somewhere. I am not a frequent flyer but for the past 15 years I have taken at least one international trip each year. So I know to put my little bitty liquids in the one quart sized bag and take off my…

Continue Reading

Why Would The Trump Regime End This Program?

Although somewhat controversial when it was last renewed…it wasn’t when it was originally implemented as part of the Patriot Act…so why would the Trump regime shut it down? The National Security Agency has quietly discontinued a controversial program put in place after the September 11 terrorist attacks that collected and…

Continue Reading

We Really Do Need Some Clarity on the Use of Social Media!

Early in January I questioned the use of Twitter by the president. He constantly uses @realDonaldTrump to expound on culture, society, and the media…all things related to the executive branch of the federal government…international relations…his campaign in 2020…and too often a stream of consciousness without any semblance of rationale thought….

Continue Reading

Data Privacy Issues Aren’t Restricted to Google, Facebook and Twitter

As part of the liquidation of the Bon Ton Department stores…now that the physical inventory has been sold off and the stores closed…an Indiana company has purchased the names and trademarks and databases from the liquidator. And part of the databases is information on millions of Americans…and that data can…

Continue Reading