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Linux versus WannaCrypt

You don’t have to read this, but I do have to write it. Some of you, dear Readers, are sympathetic to my ranting about the virtues of switching from Windows to Linux. The recent big wave of ransom-ware commonly known … Continue reading

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The Current State of Electronic Snooping

This is a long post, a general consumer-level survey, distilling what we can know from public revelations. Snoopers: There are four kinds of snoopers. 1. Government espionage: If you are targeted as a national security threat, they will get you. … Continue reading

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Aftermath

The rebel activity virtually stopped along the pipeline. During a joint investigation with a senate intelligence committee, in a closed door hearing, Tim learned that the clandestine funding for the rebels had evaporated. Ned later learned that the VIPs had … Continue reading

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Some Random Thoughts

We don’t embrace the imperative of winning. Even scaled out to national survival, the Christian Mystic’s approach is that God is running the show, and His whims are inscrutable regarding such things. Instead, we focus on righteousness in the process. … Continue reading

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The Courier 04

Franklin took the disk; Barry’s job was done. He could stay here for the night and return to base tomorrow. Still, Franklin invited him to follow. He said something to one of the maintenance techs, then ducked into a smaller … Continue reading

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The Courier 03

AI told Ned he was being followed again. But this time there was no weapon, and no apparent means to threaten except bare hands. He had just about reached the corner of the block where Tim’s office was when some … Continue reading

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The Fixer 11

Some promotion. They were exposed to more rebel activity than ever before. Franklin was amazed at his new cell phone. He had already worked out in his own mind that what he was getting from it was not fully contained … Continue reading

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