Again, something has gone terribly sideways at Boing Boing. They post about privacy every day and run crap like this at the same time.
Here’s a quick Wells Fargo fraud scorecard: stealing thousand of cars with fraudulent repos; defrauding mortgage borrowers; blackballing whistelblowers; creating 2,000,000+ fraudulent accounts, and stealing millions with fraudulent fees and penalties.
Starting at least in 2009, Wells Fargo and AHS entered into a marketing and payment processing agreement. Wells allowed AHS to solicit their mortgage customers to buy home warranty service, through phone calls, junk mail, and inserts in monthly mortgage statements. Wells would then collect the monthly payments for AHS as an additional charge to the mortgage.
According to one borrower from Newark, New Jersey, AHS claimed its junk mail constituted a “binding contract” that automatically finalized if borrowers didn’t reply to turn it down. “No signature, no affirmation and YET it is considered a BINDING CONTRACT??” the borrower wrote.
But there’s some good news: The NIST is currently overhauling these guidelines and they’ve just been finalized. One revised recommendation is that IT departments should only force a password change when there’s been some kind of security breach. Otherwise the changes we make are often incremental; when forced to switch out our passwords every 90 days, people tend to just swap out one character. That makes the bulk of passwords incredibly ineffective; this practice actually harms security rather than helping it.
Bork explained his actions that night on multiple occasions, including in a posthumous memoir published in 2013, where he revealed that Nixon suggested he would be rewarded with a seat on the Supreme Court.
Fishing is a two dimensional esoteric programming language created by User:OriginalOldMan in 2013. Programs are controlled by a fisherman who walks along a dock, casts, and catches different fish. Commands can be given through the dock that the fisherman walks on and through the fish that the fisherman catches. Fishing’s memory is in the form of a tape like BF’s memory tape.
The hour-by-hour schedules of the heads of federal agencies and departments are not made publicly available as a matter of course. I’m requesting dozens of them via FOIA. The latest arrival is the calendar for the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, covering the first half of 2017.
This is nothing Washington has ever seen. For the first time in presidential history, a profit-making venture touts the name of a U.S. president in its gold signage. And every cup of coffee served, every fundraiser scheduled, every filet mignon ordered feeds the revenue of the Trump family’s private business.