HP Replaces ‘Free Ink for Life’ Plan With ’99 Cents a Month Or Your Printer Stops Working’

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In a new essay at EFF.org, Cory Doctorow re-visits HP's anti-consumer "security updates" that disabled third-party ink cartridges (while missing real vulnerabilities that could actually bypass network firewalls).Doctorow writes that it was just the beginning:HP's latest gambit challenges the ba...

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Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, November 7, 2020

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Via LLRXPete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, November 7, 2020 . Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and informa...

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Chris Aldrich 2020-11-08 20:00:16

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Bookmarked Boba Fett by Chloe Weil (chloeweil.com)
Hello to all! I crocheted a tiny-ass Boba Fett as a gift. I don’t know who Boba Fett is, but everyone keeps telling me he’s a pretty cool bad guy! The only Star Wars movie I’ve ever seen was The Phantom Menace. My dad dragged my ass to it when ...

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Voices from the fight: An oral history of the four-year movement to defeat Donald Trump

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<img style="display:block;margin-left:auto;margin-right:auto;" src="https://img.washingtonpost.com/wp-apps/imrs.php?src=https://arc-anglerfish-washpost-prod-washpost.s3.amazonaws.com/public/MLLFCOBBK4I6XLKTJQP5USMQPU.jpg&w=1800%22 width="600"/> (Celebrating Trump’s defeat in front of the White House, Nov. 7th 2020.)
‘Activists, politicians and ordinary citizens reflect on Trump’s presidency and the moments that compelled them to rise ...

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In Abeyance / 038 / Art Nouveau

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By Khaled Abou Alfa • Published 9th of November, 2020

Between 1890 and 1910, for a period of 20 years, the Art Nouveau movement pervaded our world, both inside and outside. It was not a style, as the works of Alphonso Mucha, René Lalique, Gustav Klimt, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Hector Guimard an...

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How Approaches to Teaching Digital Literacy Make Students Susceptible to Scammers, Rogues, Bad Actors, and Hate Mongers

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Sam Wineburg, Joel Breakstone, Nadav Ziv, and Mark Smith, “Educating for Misunderstanding: How Approaches to Teaching Digital Literacy Make Students Susceptible to Scammers, Rogues, Bad Actors, and Hate Mongers” (Working Paper A-21322, Stanford History Education Group, Stanford Universit...

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