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Left Over: The Cheat Is On…

Fake Revenue Canada Agency website used in online scam Katherine Murray thought she was applying to get the B.C. teachers’ strike support payment

CBC News Posted: Oct 28, 2014 6:24 AM PT Last Updated: Oct 28, 2014 6:25 AM PT

 

The problem with so many of these ‘official’ looking sites is . . . → Read More: Left Over: The Cheat Is On…

eaves.ca: The End of Canada Post and the Coming War for Your Mailbox

As pretty much everyone in Canada learned yesterday (and no one outside the country cares to know), Canada Post, the country’s national postal service will phase out home mail delivery by 2019. The reason? It’s obvious. The internet has hammered mail volumes. There was 20% less mail delivered in 2012 than 2006. And 6 of . . . → Read More: eaves.ca: The End of Canada Post and the Coming War for Your Mailbox

Scripturient: Blog & Commentary: We have heading up for your net

I have to admit that I frequently read the spam comments WordPress traps for my moderation, and I often do so with a smile. The clumsy, crazy constructs, the awkward English, butchered punctuation and the twisted word use just make me laugh. Yes, like everyone else, I detest spam, and I quickly delete the comments . . . → Read More: Scripturient: Blog & Commentary: We have heading up for your net

calgaryliberal.com: So how did you get them emails, Ms. Redford?

This week Education Minister Jeff Johnson sent an email to about 30,000 teachers. This is frightening for two reasons. (1) It is an abuse of private information of citizens. As Liberal MLA Laurie Blakeman points out in a press release today it likely violates FOIP as Alberta’s teachers gave those emails solely for the purpose . . . → Read More: calgaryliberal.com: So how did you get them emails, Ms. Redford?

knitnut.net: I did a bunch of things

I’m taking a brief break from the Ask Me Anything series to tell you that at 7:50 this morning, my favourite son will turn 30 years old. (He’d still be my favourite even if I had more than one, but I probably wouldn’t say it out loud.)

It doesn’t seem all that long ago . . . → Read More: knitnut.net: I did a bunch of things

knitnut.net: Spam and philosophy

This morning, while I was out for a walk, my computer was sending spam to everybody I’ve ever corresponded with. I’m sorry if my computer spammed you. I thought Macs were above that sort of thing.

I’ve been sending email for 23 years now, and this is a first for me. I’ve always wondered . . . → Read More: knitnut.net: Spam and philosophy