Monday, March 27, 2017

The Infiltrator

When people start telling you that you're crazy, you just might be on to the most important innovation in your life.
Chuck Berry has died. Chuck Berry was a rock legend. Chuck Berry was also a villain

Trash daytime talk shows are a mirror for America's soul. Also, they're really messed up

Prominent UTS professor Chongyi Feng prevented from leaving China

Fears are growing for the welfare of a leading Sydney academic who has been blocked from taking a flight out of China for two days running

Council bins are quietly being fitted with tracking technology revealing all your dirty secrets

YOUR rubbish could be spying on you. As well as guarding your grime it might be disclosing your dirty habits. Your wheelie could be revealing all

The evolution of cyber crime in West Africa could be leading toward a fully established underground market in the region, according to Trend Micro research published on Thursday. “Although best known for simple types of fraud at present, West African cyber criminals are clearly shifting to more elaborate crimes, complex operations, and business models,” the report said. “West African cyber criminals will eventually start creating online communities, not just small groups of close friends with whom they share technical skills and know-how. Some may start selling products and services that work for their crimes, leading to the formation of a West African underground market.”
Cyber Crime 

Jason Dinesen, Glossary: Revenue Procedure. “In tax terms, a revenue procedure is IRS guidance on how taxpayers should comply with certain laws and regulations.”

Lew Taishoff, “I SING THE SERVICE ELECTRONIC”. “Howbeit, practitioner, be aware that the judges, clerks, intakers and flailing date-stampers at the Glasshouse at 400 Second Street, NW adjure you to recollect Walt’s immortal words: ‘They will not let me off till I go with them, respond to them.'”

The new documents, filed Thursday in San Francisco federal court, come in the midst of a closely-watched legal fight between the IRS and Coinbase, a popular service for buying and selling bitcoins that hosts over a million customer accounts.
The dispute began last year when the IRS issued a sweeping summons for Coinbase to turn over a vast amount
Coinbase claimed the IRS demands are illegally broad and refused to comply, which in turn led the IRS to file a federal lawsuit last week to enforce the summons.