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  1. General Discussion
    Do any of you have a Google Home device? I got mine for Christmas, I mainly listen to music on it when I'm cooking, cleaning, gardening. Anyways, I read an article today...
  2. Urban Survival
    Does anyone use any faraday cage products? For instance, I've been looking into buying a few things from this small company called Silent Pocket. They have these neat looking tablet sleeves and phone cases that can block all wireless signals like WiFi, bluetooth, GPS etc. I can get paranoid...
  3. Vehicles & Transportation
    Anyone here been following the news on the vulnerabilities in certain Fiat cars (including Jeeps). I actually thought it was a joke until I found some government sources issuing advisories of the vulnerability "...affecting the Uconnect software from FCA has been reported. Exploitation of this...
  4. General Discussion
    Travelers to the US (or those coming back into the US) should be aware: when you cross the US border, you have no right to electronic privacy. http://www.scribd.com/doc/261265814/Privacy-Impact-Assessment-for-the-Border-Searches-of-Electronic-Devices
  5. The Tech Zone
    So while watching the latest episode of Morgan Sperlock's Inside Man, on CNN of all places, I was surprised to learn about "the rest of the story", as far as what the internet is actually comprised of and how it works. TOR (The Onion Router) is freeware that allows people to chat, search...
  6. The Tech Zone
    Anyone using TRUECRYPT with WINDOWS or LINUX, do a google search, the creator of TRUECRYPT is urging everyone to re encrypt their private data with anything else, and abandon TRUECRYPT. The general belief is that the NSA is probably all over the creators of TRUECRYPT, and they can't come out and...
  7. General Discussion
    Is there a legal method or service to run automobile tag numbers for non leo ?
  8. General Discussion
    Despite my McAffee and the fact I have a mac and a firewall,, Ghostery just spotted 12 entities tracking me here, and eliminated them found 7 tracking me on Yahoo. I cannot count the number it has found on Facebook over the last few months, I decided to have some fun and changed my Facebook...
  9. Ladies Section
    Hi ladies I just posted my newest story. Here's a link. And just in case anyone wonders, yes I am a female. And yes the story is female based and how we deal with the consequences of missed luxuries. http://www.survivalistboards.com/showthread.php?t=310559 It's from my blog...
  10. Books, Movies & Stories
    THE BATH Try as I might there is no privacy in this camp. I enter my tent and close the flap. While in this perceived privacy I take off my jeans, t-shirt, socks, and underwear. I put on my tankini. Already I have heated water cooling in my bucket. I've asked a few friends to...
  11. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I posted a thread while back about planting bamboo for a privacy barrier but now I am considering planting a barrier of bamboo and honey locust(the thorned variety). I am thinking about planting a barrier of these plants along the property lines for privacy and perimeter security. The bamboo for...
  12. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Your thoughts about planting bamboo plants for privacy from a nosey neighbor. Yes, I do know that it can be an issue with its rapid ability to spread. I am considering getting some bamboo and having it planted it in my yard to screen my house from an extremely nosey neighbor who often times sits...
  13. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    http://redtape.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/04/20/6503253-gadget-gives-cops-quick-access-to-cell-phone-data The link above leads to a story detailing a new device being used by law enforcement to copy all data from cell phones (including information, contacts, and text messages that have been...
  14. DIY - Do It Yourself
    It's bad enough there are video cameras taping our every move from the minute we walk out the door to gas up the car to the local supermarket for a gallon of milk.. Now we have to deal with radio frequency chips!? Enough's enough! The best way to disable the chips in your credit card/debit card...
  15. General Discussion
    I was not aware of the pressure by LEO and private enterprise in the USA to allow aerial drones and ROV's (remotely operated vehicles) access to American skies. Law enforcement wants them to spy on us from above, catching speeders and criminals of various kinds. Homeland Security wants them to...
  16. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    The Government could track most people if they wanted to, this is not an exageration it is a fact of our techno lives. All cel phones except pre-payed are in the system who owns them, where the bills go and where the calls where made from and who they went to. So if SHTF turn your cel phones...
  17. The Tech Zone
    Slick. Link.
  18. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Fellow Survivalists, Submitted for your approval, my blog entry on the Space Age material for living primitive and free in style: Additional Year-Round Uses of Mylar (TM) Space Blankets! http://unboundendeavors.blogspot.com/2009/06/additional-year-round-uses-of-mylar-tm.html
  19. Firearms General Discussion
    Looks like there is a good chance a proposed law in Tennessee to make gun owner information private may pass the state legislature: http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2009/apr/22/bill-close-gun-records-advances-tennessee-house/?partner=RSS
  20. General Discussion
    Today it was announced on a local radio station the the newspaper here in Memphis had put up an online searchable database listing the names of EVERYONE who had obtained a handgun permit. I checked this out myself and you can go to our local newspaper, type in the city and zip code and it will...
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