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Do Not Submit to Online Blackmail

The Computer Corner For many people, social distancing has meant spending more time at home and more time online. Criminals are not letting a good epidemic go to waste. Although criminology is not my area of expertise, I don’t believe expertise is required to understand the obvious about criminal enterprises. There is a new twist...

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By Charles Miller It is said that if it is Tuesday, there must be an election somewhere in the US.  And in the world of information technology, there is yet more election news. Many people in the tech world are hoping that February 18, 2020, will be looked back on as the day the United...

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By Charles Miller Politics continues to be in the news, even in “The Computer Corner.” An example is how Google Maps embroils the company in the politics of cartography. The fact is that even today there are many disputed borders between neighboring nations and Google has unfortunately found itself right in the middle of some...

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By Charles Miller A century ago, before radio and television, some big-city newspapers realized their readers were too impatient to wait for an “extra” edition of the paper to be printed. On election night the paper lit a light at the top of the tallest downtown skyscraper, red if one candidate won or blue for...