Matt’s Daily Diigo Post 02/17/2008
Posted by telecommatt on February 16, 2008
Extreme Notebook Makeover – Protecting your notebook from random searches – Download Squad Annotated
tags: security, travel
Small business people don’t travel without laptops. On July 24, 2006, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decided that US Customs and Border Patrol Officers had the right to search and seize
a person’s laptop computer, computer discs and other electronic media (iPods and more). Personal and proprietary data is at risk, as is your notebook itself (some are not returned). The EFF has recently filed a suit
demanding that Homeland Security disclose information on why it chooses to inspect some laptops and other electronic devices at the borders. On the government side is the argument that these search and seizures are aimed at and are helping prevent child pornography.
Yakkle: Free IM, VoIP, desktop, and file sharing for Windows – Download Squad Annotated
tags: im, screen-sharing, voip
is a collaboration tool that lets you communicate with friends or colleagues over the web. While there are plenty of free tools that let you chat, make VoIP calls, or send files over the internet, few of those tools pack a screen sharing application. And while there are plenty of commercial collaboration tools like WebEx
, Yakkle has them all beat in one area: it’s free.
Global Warming by the Numbers – Operation: Climate Vote – Environmental Defense Annotated
Global warming is the most serious environmental threat of our time.
As these facts show, affordable options are available. And America cannot afford to fall behind any more in the race to invent clean, renewable energy sources.