#UNINSTALLBRAVE

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I read the Brave browser forum to see how bad things are. Many are calling it a scam which is an understatement. Brave is a copyright infringer that steals content and substitutes their own ads. That is willful fraud which carries a decade in the slammer. Brave created a worthless digital coin that they pay …

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CHINA ARRESTS 1000 USING BITCOIN ET AL

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China’s crackdown on cryptocurrencies has reached a new crescendo, with the nation’s Ministry of Public Security on Wednesday proclaiming it has arrested over 1000 people and shut down 170 gangs that provided crypto-linked money-laundering services. At 10:00 on June 9, under the unified command of the Inter-Ministerial Joint Conference Office of the State Council’s Work …

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HERD IMMUNITY AND REALITY

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Politicians are not epidemiologists and neither is doctor Fauci. Viral infections are commonplace and for the most part are harmless. Coronavirus is by far the most common in the entire animal kingdom. Herd immunity will not be reached until more than 85% to 95% are fully immunized. Your webmaster, for example, has had a single …

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PAGE RANK JUNE 2021

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Search engines are not a big contributor here and have not been for years. Direct traffic is dominant by far with loyal readers. Google has improved the page rank to some extent but it may be several more weeks before the traffic recovers to historic levels. The bot traffic tool shows heavy bot traffic has …

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466.74 HOTFIX

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466.74 is available for Windows 10×64. FIXES AND UPDATES [Kepler/Turing]:DCP WATCHDOG VIOLATION error may occur on some systems with GeForce GTX 600/700/16 and GeForce RTX 20 series GPUs [3321668][3321735] FESTERING ISSUES [NVIDIA Ampere GPU]: Colors may appear incorrect in games if sharpen Freestyle filter is used with HDR enabled. [200658208] -> This issue will be …

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WINDOWS 10 KB5003637

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KB5003637 applies to Windows 10 version 2004 and above, Windows Server 2004 and above. Updates to improve security when using input devices such as a mouse, keyboard, or pen. Updates to improve Windows OLE (compound documents) security. Updates for verifying usernames and passwords. Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations. Updates for storing …

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ACTUAL SSD TBW VS WARRANTY

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Looking at the pool of SSD products in the studio, none of the SSD have made it past 20TB written in a 12 month period. The reason for the lower TBW has to do with most activity is read, such as loading Windows at startup. SSD POH WRITES WRITES / POH Samsung 980 PRO 2TB …

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APPLE MARKETS PRIVACY

Among the fluff of software updates of more interest is what Apple is doing for privacy. Monday’s WWDC announcements showed that Apple’s privacy strategy is now part of its products: Privacy was mentioned as part of nearly every new feature, and got stage time of its own. New features include ways to stop email tracking, …

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MOVED THE TOSHIBA DISK TO MARVELL CONTROLLER

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The Toshiba 12TB hard disk was disappearing when waking from standby properly. It was connected to the MSI X570-A PRO SATA ports. Even servers support standby to reduce operating costs and use wake on LAN to activate when needed, The Toshiba disk has been a great asset in the machine with its excellent capacity and …

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FEWER AD CHOICES

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It seems that following the demise of the Amazon CPM program that earned the site about $10 per month it has gone downhill since. My old list of affiliates now shows them to be largely defunct. This suggests that ad blocking and the lack of companies wanting more exposure are acting to reduce the viability. …

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