What You Get For $360 Per Day

What You Get For $360 Per Day Op-Ed by Catherine J. Frompovich This probably will be my last OP-ED and/or article to ActivistPost.com, which means I know what I talk about as I am spending my last time on Earth in a hospice facility in Southeastern Pennsylvania. At $360+ per day I find life living here is not according to holistic principles, which should not be! No.1  No organically grown food almost all of the time – most of the time just canned starches, which are totally unacceptable to me.…

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China On Verge Of Decoupling From US GPS Network

China On Verge Of Decoupling From US GPS Network By Tyler Durden China announced Friday that it was nearing completion of its new global positioning system (GPS) network as it prepares to dominate the world’s next generation of telecommunications services and further decouple from the US’ GPS network, reported Nikkei Asian Review. China’s Beidou network of satellites is expected to be completed at the end of 1H20 when the last two of 35 satellites will be launched. The Beidou GPS network will be 17% larger than the current 30 satellites operated…

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Universities Rolling Out Social Credit Systems To Socially Engineer Students, This Will BACKFIRE

Universities Rolling Out Social Credit Systems To Socially Engineer Students, This Will BACKFIRE By Timcast Activist Post Editor’s Note: As Americans point to China’s surveillance and social credit apparatus as the worst that Communism can offer, most are still unaware of how many similar systems are rolling out across the U.S. The latest example of social credit “lite” is being brought into American universities with an app to track and monitor students. However, the SpotterEDU does more than just track students, it goes a step further by assigning points for…

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Colleges Track Hundreds Of Thousands Of Students Using Their Phones

Colleges Track Hundreds Of Thousands Of Students Using Their Phones By Tyler Durden “Graduates will be well prepared … to embrace 24/7 government tracking and social credit systems.” An app created to track the attendance of ‘less academically inclined’ college athletes is under fire, after over 40 schools have begun using the technology to monitor students campus-wide, according to the Washington Post. Developed by former college basketball coach Rick Carter (who is currently under a restraining order by DePaul University for allegedly threatening the athletic director and head basketball coach),…

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Smart Home Tech, Police, and Your Privacy: Year in Review 2019

Smart Home Tech, Police, and Your Privacy: Year in Review 2019 By Matthew Guariglia If 2019 confirmed anything, it is that we should not trust the microphones and cameras that large corporations sell us to put inside and near our homes. Thanks to the due diligence of reporters, public records requesters, and privacy researchers and activists, consumers have been learning more and more about how these “smart” home technologies can be hacked, exploited, or utilized by the police and other law enforcement agencies. Because many technologies that record audio and…

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Another Report on How Classroom Technology Isn’t Helping Kids Even Though Educators Still Endorse It

Another Report on How Classroom Technology Isn’t Helping Kids Even Though Educators Still Endorse It By B.N. Frank It’s dumb. Public school administrators and educators are still pushing for “high tech” curriculums when experts continue to warn against them and kids aren’t benefiting from them (see 1, 2, 3, 4).  Health warnings about exposure to Blue Light from LED screens (see 1, 2, 3. 4) and cell phone radiation and WiFi from devices are increasing as well.  Excessive screen use, addiction and reliance are increasing too – in the classroom…

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Apple, Google, Dell, Microsoft and Tesla Named in Child Cobalt Mining Deaths and Injuries Lawsuit

Apple, Google, Dell, Microsoft and Tesla Named in Child Cobalt Mining Deaths and Injuries Lawsuit By B.N. Frank Cell phones, computers, and other digital, electronic, and wireless technology require ingredients often referred to as “conflict minerals” in order to operate (see 1, 2).  There are reasons why they are referred to that way – mining for them is dangerous, sometimes deadly, and frequently involves exploited children. Thanks to Annie Kelly for investigating and The Guardian for publishing details about another tragic situation involving “conflict minerals”: A landmark legal case has…

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More Amazon Ring Camera Woes: Hackers Taunt Children and Adults

More Amazon Ring Camera Woes: Hackers Taunt Children and Adults By B.N. Frank It was only a few weeks ago when Amazon issued a patch to Ring video doorbell users because of severe security flaw.  Yesterday, there were 2 new reports of hackers compromising Ring cameras (see 1, 2). Wireless and smart devices may seem convenient but they are actually easier to hack. Internet of Things (IoT) applications are also easy to hack AND they have a 74% failure rate.  That’s why so many security experts continue to warn against…

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Smartphone Class Action Lawsuits Consolidated. FCC Accredited Lab Confirms Models Exceed RF Safety Levels Up to 500%

Smartphone Class Action Lawsuits Consolidated. FCC Accredited Lab Confirms Models Exceed RF Safety Levels Up to 500% By B.N. Frank In August the Chicago Tribune published a report that 11 smartphone models exceeded federal RF safety levels.  This led to FeganScott law firm starting a class action lawsuit against Apple and Samsung.  Consumers claim they were not adequately warned about radiation exposure risks from these devices.  In fact, no “safe” level of cell phone radiation has still been scientifically determined for children or pregnant women. For many years now, health…

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Attention: Smart TV Owners –The FBI Has Some Warnings For You

Attention: Smart TV Owners –The FBI Has Some Warnings For You By B.N. Frank Maybe you should have held on to your box TV after all. From Yahoo: But like anything that connects to the internet, it opens up smart TVs to security vulnerabilities and hackers. Not only that, many smart TVs come with a camera and a microphone. But as is the case with most other internet-connected devices, manufacturers often don’t put security as a priority. That’s the key takeaway from the FBI’s Portland field office, which just ahead…

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