Posts tagged ‘internet’

October 29, 2019

Some Thoughts on VPNs

by duncanr

October 28, 2019

The World Today

by duncanr


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June 3, 2018

Old Rules no longer Apply

by duncanr

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January 30, 2018

Wi-Fi Names

by duncanr

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December 30, 2016

The World Today

by duncanr

sad, but true . . .

April 10, 2016

Cassetteboy vs The Snoopers’ Charter

by duncanr

The Investigatory Powers Bill (aka Snooper’s Charter) – which would require Internet Service Providers to track and hold information on every website a customer visits, install malware on your computer to allow police to remotely access any file and switch on your webcam or microphone – is currently being debated in the UK Parliament

here’s cassetteboy’s take on it all

January 20, 2016

The Science of Trolls

by duncanr

so, this video characterises internet trolls as sadists who crave attention

I would suggest internet trolls are sad, pathetic, low-status, unimportant arseholes, regarded with little respect by others, and with little personal control over events that shape their life who seek the attention and sense of power and control they get from internet trolling to compensate for the lack of those things in their real life

but, hey, that’s just my opinion ! 😆

November 12, 2014

Youtube Tip

by duncanr

this ever happen to you ?

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happens to me quite frequently when I’m looking for material to post in madhatters

however it’s not the end of the world when it does happen

there is a way to circumvent such youtube restrictions – [don’t tell anyone you heard it from me, mind]

just edit the . . .

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May 24, 2014

Scammer Scum

by duncanr

computer attackI was attacked a few days ago by some right cheeky buggers

I had fired up my macbook and was looking for some content for madhatters when an alarming message popped up on my screen purporting to be from Cheshire Police informing me my computer had been identified as having downloaded child porn, illegally downloaded music and movies, illegally accessed sensitive information that threatened national security, and was suspected of terrorist activity. In short, I was an . . .

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December 19, 2013

Where were you yesterday?

by duncanr

police interrogationYou’ve all seen movies or programmes on TV where a character is asked to recall where they were at a time and date in the past.

Some of you may have been unfortunate enough to have police put that question to you

As someone who has difficulty remembering where I was and what I did the day before yesterday, I only hope I am never required to provide police with an alibi for an incident that happened weeks or months ago

Fortunately, if ever I find myself in that situation, Google may be able to help me.

As the owner of an Android phone which has . . .

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