Tag Archive: internet

Aug 07 2013

When personalized becomes predatory: Advertisers set their strategies according to damaging stereotypes.

What do you think of when you hear the words “internet surveillance”? If you’ve been following the news, you might be thinking about the National Security Agency’s PRISM spying program. Or maybe you’re recalling debates about the age-old battle between security and liberty and deciding where to draw the line. That’s not the whole story, …

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May 07 2013

Don’t hang it up: Landlines create a lifeline for rural Texans

The past few decades have been one of breathtaking change in telephone communications technology. Nowadays, we Texans are able to connect with family, friends and business associates via traditional landline telephones, and through video, voice and data communications delivered over integrated wireline and wireless networks. Despite this remarkable leap in technology, universally available landline phone …

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Mar 27 2013

Forward Thinking Tax Policy: Give Texas a Competitive Tech Edge

When businesses look to Texas, they see a leader among the states economically. Our job creation and business-friendly climate is legendary. Other states yearn for the Texas advantage, but in many cases, twenty states plus the District of Columbia, our competition is well ahead of the game when it comes to attracting the engine of …

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Jun 15 2011

Beware the dangers of social networking

By James J. Jackson In just a few years, an explosion of social networking sites, such as FaceBook, Twitter, U-tube, etc., have arrived on the Internet  These sites allow us to find lost friends and family members, get and stay in touch with others. Social networks are often used to spread prayer requests to others, …

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May 31 2011

Seniors vulnerable to Internet scams

By Jason Alderman We’re forever warning teenagers to be careful online – don’t reveal personal information to strangers, avoid scams, report bullying behavior. The same advice may be appropriate for grandma and grandpa as well. Seniors are the fastest-growing segment of new Internet users, as they’ve discovered email, online shopping and banking, social networking, traveling …

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Feb 02 2011

Longview Public Library needs computer savvy volunteers

Do you love computers and have a desire to teach? Well, now is your chance! We need volunteers to help teach the following computer classes: Computer Basics (how to use the computer) Internet Basics (how to use the internet) | Email Basics (how to u cheap viagra overnight se email) Microsoft Office Word | Microsoft …

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Feb 01 2011

Ripping off Newspaper Websites Shortchanges Democracy

By Jason Salzman There's a feast raging on the Internet. Websites and bloggers are helping themselves to huge servings of whatever newspapers offer online. People who run content-starved outlets steal articles from newspapers' websites and post them on their own sites, without payment. Who cares, you might say.  Most newspapers post all their articles on …

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