One Tracking Spyware We Should Allow

Tracking Over-Prescribing (I-STOP) Act on Physicians
‘In response to concerns over the abuse and diversion of controlled substances, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the I-STOP act into law in 2012. The law requires all prescribers to consult the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) prior to prescribing Schedule II, III and IV controlled substances. Each prescriber must have an individual Health Commerce System Account (HCS) to gain access to the PMP registry. The New York State Department of Health is in the process of enhancing the PMP which will provide detailed information to physicians about a patient’s controlled substance prescription history…’

Top 5 First Aid Apps
‘From extreme weather to cuts and bruises, summertime brings a whole hoard of potential emergency situations. We’ve rounded up five of the top first aid apps you should have on hand. In case anything turns south, you’re better off safe than sorry…’
the apps

Your Smartphone Spies on You Even When Off
In case you forgot, this report was published in Dec 5, 2006

‘Cell phone users, beware. The FBI can listen to everything you say, even when the cell phone is turned off. A recent court ruling in a case against the Genovese crime family revealed that the FBI has the ability from a remote location to activate a cell phone and turn its microphone into a listening device that transmits to an FBI listening post, a method known as a “roving bug.” Experts say the only way to defeat it is to remove the cell phone battery…’

How to Find Someone’s Email Address
‘There’s however a better way. You can guess a few addresses and then use LinkedIn’s Rapportive add-on for Gmail to verify if any of your guesses point to the right person or not.

‘Go to your Gmail inbox, compose a new message and enter the email address that you have guessed. Now hover your mouse over the address and Rapportive will show a list of various social profiles – Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn – that are associated with the email address…’

Fix for Laptops/Netbooks Blanking Out
Does your laptop or netbook suddenly shut down and take a lot of tweaks before it goes back to normal?
The most possible culprit is only its dusty and stuckup cooling fan. Here’s the easy fix

Things I have Learned From Tweeting
My favorite on the list:

There will be days when you won’t be able to make use of your Twitter in any way
‘Twitter is like a moody teenage girl…’

Avoid hashtags and meet real people
‘There are many wonderful people in your area, don’t be the one following the hashtags on the computer…get out there and meet people…’
the list


About DigitalPlato

Poch is a Bookrix author and a freelance writer. He is a frequent contributor to TED Conversations.
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