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Want To Tell Congress What You Think? There’s An App For That (VIDEO)

Want To Tell Congress What You Think? There’s An App For That (VIDEO)

Despite the ease and convenience of Twitter, Facebook, and email, calling your Senators and Representatives in Congress is still the best way to contact them. But calling is slow and clunky, and it’s often hard to know what to say. Fortunately, a new site has stepped in to streamline the process. At 5 Calls, just […]

SCAM ALERT: ‘Smishing’ Attacks Target Your Text Messages (VIDEO)

SCAM ALERT: ‘Smishing’ Attacks Target Your Text Messages (VIDEO)

This threat’s name may sound funny, but it is very serious. Smishing is similar to a “phishing” scam that you may get on your computer, but it is sent via text messages. Smishing is short for “SMS phishing.” The scammer may pretend to be your bank, your Internet Service Provider (ISP), or even a political […]

Republican Party Leaked 200 Million Voters’ Personal Data (VIDEO)

Republican Party Leaked 200 Million Voters’ Personal Data (VIDEO)

A marketing firm that was contracted by the Republican National Committee left the personal data of over 200 million voters wide open. This includes birth dates, emails, physical addresses, religion, race, and more. Gizmodo reports: “The data leak contains a wealth of personal information on roughly 61 percent of the US population. Along with home […]

Creep Alert: Facebook Wants To Read And Record Your Feelings, And They Have A Way To Do It

Creep Alert: Facebook Wants To Read And Record Your Feelings, And They Have A Way To Do It

Facebook wants to know you. They want to know all about you. They want to know what you’re feeling. They already keep track of what you like, which emoticons you use, and which pages you follow. They use that information to direct ads and pages your way. We’ve all had the unnerving experience of seeing […]

Tesla Just Made It Easy And AFFORDABLE To Go Completely Solar! (VIDEO)

Tesla Just Made It Easy And AFFORDABLE To Go Completely Solar! (VIDEO)

Tesla has begun taking orders for its new solar roof system – and its low cost could revolutionize the home solar industry. When viewed from the street, Tesla’s solar tiles look like regular asphalt, terracotta, or slate shingles. But when viewed head-on, the tiles appear opaque and the solar cell within becomes visible. This allows […]

This Could Be The Week We Learn The Fate Of The Free And Open Internet (VIDEO)

This Could Be The Week We Learn The Fate Of The Free And Open Internet (VIDEO)

You may have heard lately about a little thing called “net neutrality.” It isn’t particularly sexy. It doesn’t involve Trump or his extended family. It isn’t part of the conversation regarding the president’s submission of classified intelligence to the Russian government. It isn’t one of the myriad reasons Trump is unfit to hold the nation’s […]

Luddite GOP Congressman Says Of Online Privacy, ‘Nobody’s Got To Use The Internet’

Luddite GOP Congressman Says Of Online Privacy, ‘Nobody’s Got To Use The Internet’

If there’s one thing you can say about most Republicans, it’s that they have absolutely no problem saying incredibly ignorant things that make you question whether or not they made it past the second grade. Such is the case with Wisconsin GOP Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner. At a town hall meeting in his district Thursday evening, […]

Wife Of Russian Spammer Says There’s Another Big Reason Her Hubby Is In Jail

Wife Of Russian Spammer Says There’s Another Big Reason Her Hubby Is In Jail

Late last week, one of the world’s most notorious spammers was arrested in Barcelona. But his wife claims that he’s in jail for something else as well. She claims to have seen a warrant accusing him of creating a virus that helped Donald Trump win. On Sunday, Pyotr Levashov was arrested on an international computer […]

Thanks To Trump, Internet Privacy Is Now A Thing Of The Past (VIDEO)

Thanks To Trump, Internet Privacy Is Now A Thing Of The Past (VIDEO)

How much is your privacy worth to you? It’s worth a lot to telecommunications companies that provide you access to the internet. On Monday, President Donald Trump signed into law S.J. Res. 34, repealing internet privacy rules the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) passed last year. Those rules would have required internet service providers (ISP) to obtain […]

94-Year-Old Inventor Of New, Safer Lithium-Ion Battery Proves You’re Never TOO OLD!

94-Year-Old Inventor Of New, Safer Lithium-Ion Battery Proves You’re Never TOO OLD!

John Goodenough, the 94-year-old inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has made more progress in the field. He has created a glass battery that charges within minutes instead of hours. The new battery is also more powerful, lasts longer, and it won’t catch fire. It can be used in a wide range of temperatures. He also […]

Customs And Border Control Officials Can Access Your Electronic Media–Here Are Your Rights (VIDEO)

Customs And Border Control Officials Can Access Your Electronic Media–Here Are Your Rights (VIDEO)

Once upon a time, the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution made it unarguably clear how the government and subsequent police entities were expected to conduct “searches and seizures” of our personal effects. It reads: “No Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons […]

Republicans Trying To Allow Employers To Require Genetic Testing (VIDEO)

Republicans Trying To Allow Employers To Require Genetic Testing (VIDEO)

A new bill passed by a House committee last Wednesday would pressure workers into getting genetic tests – and giving their employers the results. The bill, introduced by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.), could be incorporated into the GOP’s Obamacare replacement plan to encourage so-called workplace wellness programs. These are programs intended to improve employee health […]

ACLU Fighting A Warrant Requesting That Facebook Divulge Information On Protesters In Private Group (VIDEO)

ACLU Fighting A Warrant Requesting That Facebook Divulge Information On Protesters In Private Group (VIDEO)

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is trying to stop a warrant issued to police to search a private Facebook group protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. It was served to Facebook, and they want to collect personal data on the group members, which includes their personal opinions and political views. La Rond Baker, staff attorney […]

Facebook Will Use AI To Help Identify Potentially Suicidal Users (VIDEO)

Facebook Will Use AI To Help Identify Potentially Suicidal Users (VIDEO)

Facebook is using artificial intelligence (AI) to prevent suicides among its users. There are already tools in place to report a post of someone who is suicidal, but this will go even further. In a blog post, the company said they will be offering: Integrated suicide prevention tools to help people in real time on […]

Don’t Get Used To Unlimited Internet – Trump Aims To Curb Your Access (VIDEO)

Don’t Get Used To Unlimited Internet – Trump Aims To Curb Your Access (VIDEO)

When former Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler resigned his post the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, many advocates of net neutrality started writing epitaphs for the free and open internet. That’s because when Wheeler, a former telecommunications lobbyist, proposed during his tenure to loosen net neutrality rules so telecom giants could enjoy more profit shares, […]

NEW: RoguePOTUSStaff Website Explains How To Support The Resistance (TWEETS)

NEW: RoguePOTUSStaff Website Explains How To Support The Resistance (TWEETS)

By now we have all heard about the alternative Twitter sites that have sprung up in reaction to the Trump administration. When the President tried to stifle the comments and communication of the people working in the government, many of them took to Twitter under alternative names. These groups, including AltNasa, AltUDSA and RogueEPA, are manned […]

Has Trump’s Tweeting Finally Broken The Law? (VIDEO)

Has Trump’s Tweeting Finally Broken The Law? (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s use of Twitter may have finally gone too far. But this time, it’s not the content of his many hateful, controversial tweets that’s an issue. Rather, the problem is that Trump deleted content from the popular social media platform, potentially violating the Presidential Records Act of 1978. The trouble began just last […]

Instead Of Climate Science, Let’s Just Colonize The Moon (VIDEO)

Instead Of Climate Science, Let’s Just Colonize The Moon (VIDEO)

Amid all the discouraging legislation under consideration in both Congress and the White House, there’s at least one bill that deserves bipartisan support. H.R. 870, introduced Feb. 3 in the House, proposes that NASA build a colony on the moon. The bill was proposed earlier this month by Representative Bill Posey (R-Fla.). His proposal is […]

Tech Companies Expected To Make Statement Uniting Against Muslim Travel Ban (VIDEO)

Tech Companies Expected To Make Statement Uniting Against Muslim Travel Ban (VIDEO)

Several tech companies are responding to President Donald Trump’s travel ban, with figureheads in Silicon Valley allegedly penning a letter to urge his administration to be aware of the ban’s ramifications. In the draft, the letter reportedly notes that the tech companies welcome Trump’s administration and how the “Department of Homeland Security will implement the […]

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