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What Do They Know About You? by Lor
August 23, 2006, 1:46 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

America’s top four Internet companies — Google, Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft — promise they will protect the personal information of people who use their online services to search, shop and socialize. But a close read of their privacy policies reveals as much exposure as protection.

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Pres. Clinton Speaks Out On The The Politcs of Terror by Lor
August 16, 2006, 11:07 pm
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Taking a break from his work at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto on Monday, former President Clinton warned Republicans not to politicize the London terror arrests, slammed Sen. Joe Lieberman, whom he campaigned for just a couple weeks ago, and tackled some of the controversies surrounding his work to fight AIDS.

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Dave and Bush by Lor
August 16, 2006, 11:01 pm
Filed under: Economics, Politics

Dave Winer feels exactly like I do regarding George Bush.



8 Changes I Experienced After Giving Up TV by Lor
August 11, 2006, 1:21 am
Filed under: Uncategorized

“In June I decided to do a 30-day trial of no TV watching. DVDs were OK, but no regular programming or cable shows or tape anything with my DVR. At the end of the 30-day trial, I was pleased with the results, so I kept going. Now that it’s been over 60 days, I thought I’d share my observations on life without TV.”

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Clean Energy: Wall Street’s New Love Affair by Lor
August 10, 2006, 3:41 pm
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You know a cultural movement is real when the money men get on board. In just the past year a broad swath of financiers have begun sinking billions of dollars into anything that might tap into the green craze. Saving the planet, protecting America, doing God’s work, cynically exploiting a feel-good trend — call it what you will.

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The Brazilian Ethanol Fraud by Lor
August 10, 2006, 3:02 pm
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Ethanol apologists like to use the example of Brazil. Unfortunately, the author lives in Brazil and sees no ethanol revolution there. In fact, the heavily subsidized ethanol program (Pro-Alcool) used to be a ecological and social disaster. Brazilian government spent nine billion dollars in subsidies and wasted large areas of land. It’s a sham.

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Terrorist Threat foiled to blow up aircraft by Lor
August 10, 2006, 3:01 pm
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Overnight arrests have foiled threats to blow up aircraft.

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