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Volkswagen Not the Only One Cheating

I think I’ve settled down enough from the hectic exercise of publishing The Francesians to lift my head up and post about something else. How about nefarious cheats? Cory Doctorow opens his article, Demon-Haunted World, with “Cheating is a given.” … Continue reading

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Green Comet Has Gone SSL

We’re joining the big leagues. No longer will the big guys look down their noses at our unsecured website. Now you’ll see that reassuring lock up there by the location bar along with that fully modern “https.” Don’t you feel … Continue reading

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Windows Ten is an Advertising Platform

I don’t use Windows, so I don’t know if this is true. Has Microsoft actually inserted ads into its operating system? Although I’ve used some of their OSes occasionally, I’ve never had Windows as the working OS on my computer, … Continue reading

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I ♥ Free Software – Valentine’s Day 2017

Source: I ♥ Free Software – Valentine’s Day 2017 – FSFE I Love Free Software Day has rolled around again. It’s easy to remember since it falls on Valentine’s Day every year. Free Software drives a huge number of devices … Continue reading

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You Can Alter Your Car’s Software Now

This is an update on previous posts on Green Comet, one on the John Deere debacle, and one on the champions of fixing our own stuff, iFixit. This one is about a change to the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) … Continue reading

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Electronic Election Fraud

In 2004 I published this article in my local newspaper. At that time, not very many people were thinking about the problems that would come with electronic voting. Now the stories are popping up all over the place. Some people … Continue reading

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