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Inevitably, my turn came around. Time again for soulless corporate America to extort from me to pay for their cupidity and stupidity. A letter slithered into my mailbox from an “AmSher Collection ...
by chelonia testudines
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 01:27 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Unless you filed for an extension, by now you should know if you were one of millions of Americans whose tax return was rejected because a crook stole your ID and your refund. According to this GAO ...
by topdog08
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 09:25 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
A funny thing happened to 3CM on the way to the April 15 income tax filing deadline. Namely, he figured out that for the first time in several years, he actually owed on his income taxes, both ...
by chingchongchinaman
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 06:55 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
I imagine that, like me, many of my fellow Kossacks use TurboTax. I offer this as a cautionary tale. I believe at minimum that TurboTax demonstrably does not follow basic common-sense data protocols ...
by Essephreak
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 02:59 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
I want to thank the community first, tonight, for truly incredible dialogue in my ‘step-out’ (ie. NON-TC!) diary last night on ways in which Redstate Democrats like me can best use your help. ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 07:00 PM PST with 45 Recommends
My family, among thousands of others, have had their data stolen from the Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield website. This data breach was reported a week ago. To date, I do not know if my data was ...
by Just One More Dad
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 08:11 AM PST with 15 Recommends
The huge Anthem hack that has exposed millions of Social Security Numbers is the last straw for me. Who would design a system where everyone has a number that can't be changed, has to be given out ...
by guninsuranceblog
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 11:36 AM PST with 1 Recommend
If you're traveling by air, the last place you want to spend any time is at an airport. You want to get on your flight, make your connections, and arrive at your destination with a minimum ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Jun 15, 2014 at 10:26 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Data breaches at major retailers Target and Neiman Marcus during last year's holiday shopping season affected more than 100 million people and focused new attention on the need to protect ...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Feb 27, 2014 at 04:56 PM PST with 2 Recommends
An article published by Reuters a couple weeks back caught my eye: Davos executives see data theft as too costly, too hard to beat . From the article, dated 24 January 2014: Fighting online data ...
by Steve Masover
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon Feb 10, 2014 at 08:43 AM PST with 11 Recommends
As it has become more and more undeniable that the NSA conducts mass domestic spying for reasons other than to prevent terrorism, the pushback has finally approached critical mass . Section ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 115 comments on Sun Feb 09, 2014 at 12:51 PM PST with 170 Recommends
There are many stories about victims of stolen identity. This is the story of a beneficiary of donated identity. In 1969-70, I was a Navy lieutenant and senior advisor to ...
by corwinabell
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 01:05 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Today the President gave one of those serious speeches, the kind intended to assure America it's safe to go back to sleep because the NSA is full of good people who just want to do their job ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 04:56 PM PST with 11 Recommends
So, my other half's debit/visa card took a trip to Wisconsin without us this week. As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, ...
by FloridaSNMOM
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Oct 24, 2013 at 09:55 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
I have been doing some research about ldentity Theft. (First, a notice: I am not really typing the correct spelling of the word ‘ldentity.’ The first letter is a lower case L (yes, even in the ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 58 comments on Mon Sep 23, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
The Good News: apparently the NSA doesn't yet have the know-how (or more likely the horsepower), to quickly crack our personal passwords. The Bad News: apparently the NSA wants this no-road-...
by jamess
Comment Count 189 comments on Sat Jul 27, 2013 at 06:16 PM PDT with 174 Recommends
(Ed. note: In light of recent events, it seems an appropriate time to revisit personal online privacy strategies. This diary was originally published in March, 2012. ) What this diary does: ...
by Richard Cranium
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 09:34 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Back in mid-September Barrett Brown, alleged spokesperson for the amorphous hacktivist group Anonymous, was arrested and indicted for threats he allegedly made to the life of an FBI agent. Now, ...
by Murphoney
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 07:25 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Ah the best laid plans. Here I had my diary plan all set for the night, a pictorial followup to the diary I would have written Saturday evening, had I had time, on my sister's highly subversive ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 127 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 07:00 PM PST with 46 Recommends
I can't do the diary tonight. It's sad, and I have no excuse, I just can't do it. But, I confess I do smile, thinking of the fine excuses John Belushi came up with, when HE could not do something ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 117 comments on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 07:00 PM PST with 52 Recommends