Tech at Night: The news catches up after Thanksgiving. $180k fine for participating in an attack.
Two reminders I usually make here. Use good passwords, and make sure not to run software you don’t trust. Keep your software updated. If you use it, consider switching away from the leading target online, Microsoft Windows. Government is trying to catch these guys, but you have to lock your own door at night.
Teenagers need to be monitored online. It’s for their protection against bad elements. Most parents would be disturbed to see their kids making videos like this, but without somebody watching, how would parents ever even know their kids were making video responses to requests by predators?
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Koch, the Democrats, the Hippies, and Hypocrisy
The Democrats, rallying to the hippies occupying various streets around the country, have seized on a Bloomberg News story about Koch Industries doing business in Iran. The Democrats want every Republican who has ever taken money from the Kochs to give that money back. Except there are a few problems. Such as, other than it being a political hit against some right-of-center billiionaires, the story | Read More »
The Koch Brothers Get a Death Threat
Goodness. The Koch brothers have received a death threat from a man in California. The FBI has tracked the man down and is making his life difficult. There’s just one problem. The death threat went to Iowa to the Koch Brothers who run an office supply store. They’re no relation to David and Charles Koch of Koch Industries. Consider this an open thread.
Dan Eggen of the Washington Post Engages in Journalistic Incest With Left Wing Interest Groups
Power Line’s John Hinderaker has done the heavy lifting on a case of journalistic incest by Dan Eggen at the Washington Post. The Obama mouthpiece Center for American Progress did a hit job on Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-KS) who happens to represent that part of Kansas in which Koch Industries is located. The Center for American Progress had one of its employees run against Pompeo | Read More »
Barack Obama’s Attempted Character Assassination of Koch Industries
“Obama’s coordinated character assassination campaign against anyone who disagrees with him strikes of Soviet style politics. . . . When Darryl Issa takes over … the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform … this will be one more thing he will need to investigate.” When the President of the United States, in prepared remarks, launches a broadside against any organization, it is no accident. In | Read More »