Category Archives: Tech Bits

More Linux Follies

Trying to make a SystemD board go better hits a rock (Pine64 update broke network), and Trump rally in Pennsylvania. Continue reading

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As The Privacy (lack of) Noose Tightens…

Re-Starting some of my technical interior services, now that I have Real Internet ™ via Spectrum, I’ve run into some annoying Technical Issues involving privacy and freedom. Continue reading

Posted in Security & Privacy, Tech Bits | 48 Comments

Adventures In DNS Land – Telco Blocking Ad-Blocking

Today I had “Failure To Load” many times, along with slow loading and more. I’m pretty sure it was some kind of DDOS attack on DNS at the Telco. Along the way, ,found out that they appear to be blocking ad-blocking DNS servers (or they were under worse DDOS attack to the point of failure) Continue reading


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Does Satellite Internet + Femto-Cell Cellspot Give “anywhere phone”?

Is this a relatively simple way to bypass local Cell Towers and governments that shut off internet and cell service in “problem areas”? Does it provide Cell Service in disaster areas with near zero material needed? Continue reading

Posted in Emergency Preparation and Risks, Political Current Events, Tech Bits | 31 Comments