The Real Info War
Would you be surprised to learn that some people knew that the NSA was listening to everyone’s phone TWENTY-FIVE years ago?
Possibly the most informative, eye-opening 11 minutes you can spend learning how things really work.
UK politicians call on shoppers to boycott ‘tax-avoiding’ Amazon
‘The group of MPs is led by Margaret Hodge, the chair of the cross-party Public Accounts Committee, which earlier this year interrogated executives from Amazon and Google in televised sessions to question them over allegations of tax avoidance. Last December, Microsoft was also accused of avoiding £159m ($259m) in UK taxes in a single year. As CNET UK notes, last year, Amazon paid just £2.4m ($3.9m) of corporation tax in the UK last year, despite revenues of £4.3bn ($7bn) there…’
The Web Controlled 8-Channel Powerstrip
‘We are about to create a multi-purpose gadget that is sure to impress! My primary reason for building this to control my Christmas lights, but that is only one of many possible uses. Basically you can plug in up to 8 appliance and turn them on and off independently from your smart phone! If you want to setup port-forwarding on your wireless router, you can control your appliances from anywhere in the world…’