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Entries from March 2005

FOILed by the Freedom of Information Law

March 13th, 2005 · No Comments

If you haven’t already seen it, there was an incredible article about New York’s Freedom of Information Law in the Journal News today. Not surprisingly, it seems that almost every organization audited by the Rockland Journal News denied the otherwise legal FOIL requests without due justification. Screwing around with your constituents that are […]

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Tags: Government & Politics · Police, Law, & Justice · Scary Stuff

A Reality Check for Reality TV

March 13th, 2005 · No Comments

Some of you know that I take surveys as a source of supplemental income. Let me state at this point that I did not join such a program because I received a spam email about it. When you receive spam mails telling you that you can make money by taking surveys, what really […]

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Tags: Business · Complaint Department · My Thoughts

C Is For Cookie, That’s Good Enough Authentication For Me

March 7th, 2005 · No Comments

With all the development that I’ve been doing lately on the AIM(R) Privacy Management software, I haven’t had much time to do the things that I enjoy. Namely, that means that I haven’t been messing around with websites and other random computers connected to the internet like I used to. But last night, […]

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Tags: Computers · pwn3d! (Hacks and Tricks) · Scary Stuff · Technology