With issues still floating about regarding privacy on the
net, a Reuters report about a new iPhone app caught my eye.
If the FBI thought it had scored a coup last week arresting
five Anonymous and Lulz Security hackers, they will have been
rethinking their strategy two days later.
All big internet players were news in recent days, probably
the most interesting being Microsoft releasing an incomplete
Windows 8 for people to download and try.
Already, this year is shaping up to be the Year of Google as
the search and advertising giant starts to advertise itself.
Some visitors from Holland remarked to Mackline one night
last week in the Octagon that they were very impressed that
our group of friends and colleagues were actually talking to
Vodafone and TelstraClear have hit back at figures released
last week that their customers suffered broadband congestion
at 7pm each day.
When Barack Obama was elected president of the United States
in 2008, his use of social media was among one of the many
contributing factors to his win.
A disturbing report from Reuters has Mackline suffering more
worry lines than normal. There seems to be only one cure to
ease the suffering - finding new friends.
Mackline had the time of his life last week. He recognised
early that a familiar scam was under way again and decided to
play along through an email account that is protected in a
way that only a skilled hacker could contemplate entering.
One of the wishes of Mackline is that New Zealand politicians
will flock to social networks during the forthcoming election
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