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Fighting the advertisers | Canadian Elections Hacked?

Folks,
The good people at WordPress (who ‘host’ this site) have “reminded” me that it is time for me to renew the payment for the $30/yr “No ads” option. So I am going to do something today I have not done in the 4+ years I have been doing daily writing here.

So, if you appreciate my efforts here and/or appreciate the fact that there are no sales pitches or advertising and/or want to let advertisers know they are not welcome and/or simply feel like it, please donate any amount you might wish to the cause by clicking on the “donate” widget in my side column (the one that nobody ever notices)

Since not all of you are viewing this site in a format that shows the sidebars, here is the button.

Say “thank you!” Buy Tech Paul a cup of coffee (and keep T4E ad free).

Thank you for your attention. And don’t worry, I haven’t made a dime doing this writing, and that fact hasn’t stopped me yet.. so – no worries.

(If 30 of you each pitch in a buck, then at least it won’t cost me to keep the dang ads away… ha!)

News update: (Just in) It seems that the online voting in Canada has been attacked by hackers.. this was posted 2 minutes ago: NDP leadership voting delayed by outside attack

…outside attack on its online voting system created the delays that have plagued voting for the NDP leadership Saturday, senior party official Brad Lavigne says.

Lavigne says the system was not hacked and the integrity of votes cast has not been compromised. But the attack delayed third-round voting when the system had to be restarted, he said.Read more..

Yes. The Internet. It’s so convenient, let’s put everything online! (Never mind it is unsecured..)

Sorry to put my hand out.. Have a great weekend everybody!

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March 24, 2012 Posted by | computers, cyber crime, Internet, News, tech | , , , | 6 Comments