Category Archives: News and politics

Current, former CBC employees condemn corporation’s branded-content initiative

SIMON HOUPT THE GLOBE AND MAIL October 29 at 8:32 p.m. CDT https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/article-current-former-cbc-employees-condemn-corporations-branded-content/ … In response to the staff actions, CBC/Radio-Canada announced this month that it would “press pause” on any further Tandem contracts, and strike a working group comprising … Continue reading

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What is carbon capture, usage and storage – and can it trap emissions? | Environment | The Guardian

illian Ambrose Energy correspondent Thu 24 Sep 2020 06.00 BST … Where is carbon capture technology being used? There are about 20 CCUS projects operating commercially, nowhere near enough to clean up the world’s carbon emissions. The early forerunners are … Continue reading

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Facebook Services and other Apps preinstalled on many devices with option to uninstall removed

Oct 27 2020 Apple, Google, Samsung, LG and many other device makers or mobile wireless providers pre-install their own and or third party apps on devices that some users do not want and disable the option to uninstall them. Here … Continue reading

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RCMP and CBSA officers to face questions over Meng Wanzhou’s arrest in extradition case

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/meng-wanzhou-rcmp-cbsa-arrest-extradition-1.5773362

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Money-laundering commission resumes hearings in B.C.

Commissioner Austin Cullen presides over opening statements at the Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia on Feb. 24. Hearings will resume today after being suspended for the provincial election. (Ben Nelms/CBC) Money-laundering commission resumes hearings in B.C. … Continue reading

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Trump ‘16 campaign, PAC illegally co-ordinated, claims election watchdog

Trump ‘16 campaign, PAC illegally co-ordinated, claims election watchdog https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/us-politics/article-trump-16-campaign-pac-illegally-co-ordinated-claims-election/ Related https://amp.theguardian.com/technology/commentisfree/2020/oct/15/cambridge-analytica-threat-democracy-facebook-big-tech

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Fact-checking the fact-checkers – Helen Brown Group

https://www.helenbrowngroup.com/fact-checking-the-fact-checkers/ https://www.helenbrowngroup.com/about/

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Forged letter warning about wolves on the loose part of Canadian Forces propaganda campaign that went awry | Ottawa Citizen

https://ottawacitizen.com/news/national/defence-watch/forged-letter-warning-about-wolves-on-the-loose-part-of-canadian-forces-propaganda-campaign-that-went-awry Propaganda training that went awry or are they just saying that after getting caught? More details on this and related: http://www.bard.edu/news/emma-briant-breaks-story-on-canadian-military-propaganda-training-2020-10-12 Ottawa Citizen were rated right-center for bias with high factual Ottawa Citizen

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Cyber Security and Automation: An Introduction DNS SinkHoles (Pi-Hole)

Interesting layer of security and method to reduce threats, ads and bandwidth usage. I have posted about Open / Public DNS and Secure or Private DNS and related but those didn’t reduce ads and bandwidth usage. Some things may need … Continue reading

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Hidden cameras and secret trackers reveal where Amazon returns end up

I recently returned an electronics item to Amazon when realizing they had a newer version that was not much more. I was surprised that 30 mins after I dropped it off at the post office I got an email from … Continue reading

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