Licensed To Lurk, Licensed To Leak 0
In episode 438 of the Going Linux podcast, Larry and Bill parse the Windows 10/11 EULA (End User Licensing Agreement) so you don’t have to.
There’s a reason these documents are generally written at about the 17th grade level.
They want you not to read them.
Decoding De Code, Little Chickens Dept. 0
Roy Johnson has figured out the right-wing’s definition of “woke.”
Something they can’t comprehend? It’s woke!
Something they don’t know—and don’t want to know the truth? It’s woke!
Global warming? Gun reform? Expand Medicaid so working-class Alabamians have access to quality healthcare? It’s all woke!
Woke is the far right’s sky is falling.
Follow the link for context.
The Privatization Scam, Nor Any Drop To Drink Dept. 0
Learn more about the documentary, The Grab.
The Crypto Con 0
Some of the shills have settled with the SEC.
Jerry Van Dyke, in the voice of Wes Callison:
There are a lot of people in this world who go through life wanting to do something and never get a chance to do it. Boy, are they lucky.
The Privatization Scam 0
The Arizona Republic’s E. J. Montini conjugates the con.
The Mythbuster and the Fee Hand of the Market 0
Robert Reich exposes the three myths that the ultra-wealthy use to justify their bazillions. The myths he lists are
- The first is trickle-down economics.
- The second myth is the “free market.”
- The third myth is that they’re superior human beings — rugged individuals who “did it on their own” and therefore deserve their billions.
His detailed debunking of the bunk awaits you at the link.
Plenty of Phish in the Sea 0
Susan A. Nolan and Michael Kimball, writing at Psychology Today Blogs, look at the traits and tendencies that make some persons liable to take the bait in phishing schemes. You might want to follow the link and see if it reminds you of anyone you
On a related subject, we have almost completely stopped getting those phony car warranty telephone calls. They haven’t stopped trying, though. They’re now using the mail. I got one of their phony letters just the other day.
(Broken tag fixed.)
Still Rising Again after All These Years 0
Will Bunch sums up the evidence for Jim Crow redux.
Arrested Development 0
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Gene Collier points out that no one should be surprised that Donald Trump didn’t get arrested yesterday. In his article, he notes
TRUMP SAYS HE’LL BE ARRESTED TUESDAY blared the typical chyron on cable news, with variations persisting for more than 72 hours, all proving that an industry pretty much fixated on Trump’s every utterance for going on eight years still hasn’t learned the true value of that which follows TRUMP SAYS.