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Linked – Evernote changes course on its privacy policy; will not allow employees to see your notes

“Yesterday, Evernote announced some changes to its privacy policy that proved to be very controversial. To help with its machine learning efforts, some employees would gain the ability to see users’ personal notes. The changes weren’t meant to go into effect until January 23, and now they won’t be. In fact, the firm has admitted…

Linked – Top 10 Ways to Stay Safe From Scams This Holiday Season
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Linked – Top 10 Ways to Stay Safe From Scams This Holiday Season

It’s never a bad thing to stay safe online, but the holidays offer a time when hackers and others know that you might have your guard down, or be doing a bit more online shopping than usual. Given that, here’s an article with some good advice on staying safe! http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ways-stay-safe-scams-holiday-season/

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Linked – You Have Competition So Turn Up the Juice

“When you want something you’ve never had, you have to do something you’ve never done. Whatever your age, job situation, work history, or family way, turn up the juice going forward. Do it now, do it for your team, your company, and yourself—that is, unless you are ready to give up. But if you are…

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Linked – How the Elderly Are Finding Happiness Online

“Much has been written about the increase in loneliness and isolation that has accompanied the internet. This is said to be caused by shallow online friendships which are no substitute for genuine relationships. Being exposed to the heavily curated lives of others on social media has also been found to create feelings of depression and…

Linked – Ransomware Meets Multi-level Marketing
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Linked – Ransomware Meets Multi-level Marketing

“A new ransomware, Popcorn Time, gives users the option of infecting others in lieu of paying the ransom.” I can’t imagine infecting someone else on purpose, but I learned long ago not to underestimate what people will do to others if it’ll benefit themselves. Don’t do this, just keep yourself safe and keep your data…

Linked – Iran The Latest Country To Use ‘Fake News’ As An Excuse For Widespread Censorship
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Linked – Iran The Latest Country To Use ‘Fake News’ As An Excuse For Widespread Censorship

“So, for all of you complaining about fake news — a broad term with no real meaning, and which allows people to claim that anything they dislike, or anything with a small error in it counts as “fake news” — beware that you’re basically handing an easy tool of censorship to governments like China and…