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Facebook: Flori de Salcam la Casa din Sona Photography

Flori de salcam

Flori de salcam la Casa din Sona


today’s holiday: Hurling the Silver Ball (2015)

Hurling the Silver Ball (2015)

St. Ia (or Eia or Ives) is the patron saint of St. Ives, Cornwall. St. Ives celebrates Feast Monday on the Monday after the Feast of St. Ia (February 3), by playing an ancient game known as hurling, using a ball made of cork encased in silver. The mayor begins the game by tossing the ball against the side of the parish church. The game stops promptly at 12 noon, and whoever has the ball in his or her possession at that time receives a cash prize or a medal. The festivities continue in the afternoon with more sporting events and a municipal ball in the evening. More… Discuss

quotation: E. M. Forster

Have you ever noticed that there are people who do things which are most indelicate, and yet at the same time—beautiful?E. M. Forster (1879-1970) Discuss

FBI director reveals new evidence linking N. Korea to Sony hack, answers skeptics

FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday adamantly defended his bureau’s conclusion that North Korea was behind the cyber-attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, revealing new evidence and claiming those questioning the North Korea connection “don’t have the facts that I have.”

The U.S. government for weeks has faced skepticism from private-sector cybersecurity analysts, many of whom say the attack may have been an inside job by a former Sony employee.

In what amounted to the U.S. government’s most detailed explanation to date of the evidence it has linking North Korea to the hack, Comey said he has “very high confidence” Pyongyang was behind it and disclosed new details.

via FBI director reveals new evidence linking N. Korea to Sony hack, answers skeptics.

12 Days of Christmas Cost a Little More

12 Days of Christmas Cost a Little More

Alas, ambitious shoppers, the cost of all the gifts mentioned in the Christmas carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” has risen yet again. According to the annual analysis by a US financial services firm, the overall price tag for the items—including five golden rings and a partridge in a pear tree—rose 1.4 percent from last year, from $114,651.18 to $116,273.06. Over the history of the analysis, the average of the cost increases has closely mirrored the US inflation index. The increase is the smallest since 2002, when the cost of the items dropped 7.6 percent in the wake of the Dot-com bust. More… Discuss

quotation: The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) Discuss

Versatility with Google Translate: one extraa step worth taking toward a more independent lifestyle

Should you like to translate the content of this or any other text from a blog, any blog, you can do it with Google Translate @ https://translate.google.com/:

  • Select/copy the text,

  • Open a new window of your browser, and depress the Google Translate button,

  • paste your selection in the text editor,

  • decide/select the language you want your text to be translated into,

  • select/paste the text into your work!

It is easier done than said, really!

It is easy to get a button for the Google Translate, on your Bookmark ribbon, so you can have it handy, any time you need it:

Why all this? well If you get the auto Google translator, each time you go to a blog (let’s say) it will ask you (or it will automatically) translate it, make things run slower, etc etc, etc…So, Why bother, right?

Daca doriti sa traduce conținutul acestui sau orice alt text dintr-un blog, orice blog, o poti face cu Google Translate @ https://translate.google.com/:

Selectați / copia textul,
Deschide o nouă fereastră a browser-ului, și apăsați butonul Google Translate,
paste dvs. de selecție în editorul de text,
hotărî / selectați limba pe care doriți textul fie traduse în,
selectați / lipiți textul în munca ta!

Este mai ușor de făcut decât a spus, într-adevăr!
Este ușor să obții un buton pentru Google Translate, pe panglică ta marcaj, astfel încât să puteți avea la îndemână, oricând ai nevoie de ea:

Folosiți link-ul sau mergeți la https://translate.google.com/,
marcaj lucru,
opta pentru a salva pe butonul de pe marcaje dumneavoastră panglică, pentru acces mai ușor.

De ce toate astea? Ei bine, dacă aveți barei de protecție Google Translator, de fiecare dată când mergi la un blog (sa spunem) vi se va cere (sau va automat) se traduce, face lucrurile să meargă mai încet, etc etc etc … Deci, de ce deranjul, nu?

(tradus, aproape in  totalitate cu Google Translate!)
Google Translate for Business:Translator ToolkitWebsite

this pressed: Verizon Wireless tracking 100 million users with undetectable ‘supercookie’ – CSMonitor.com

Verizon Wireless tracking 100 million users with undetectable ‘supercookie’ – CSMonitor.com.

word: bode


Definition: (verb) To be an omen of.
Synonyms: augur, portend, foreshadow, presage, foretell
Usage: Her hesitation at his proposal boded trouble in their future. Discuss.

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From EFF – Bloggers’ Rights (click to access report)

From EFF - Bloggers' Rights (click to access report)

From EFF – Bloggers’ Rights (click to access report)

The Guardian: NSA’s Verizon surveillance – How the White House tramples our constitution

The Guardian: NSA's Verizon surveillance - How the White House tramples our constitution

The Guardian: NSA’s Verizon surveillance – How the White House tramples our constitution

The Handbook of Human Ownership – A Manual for New Tax Farmers


Anti-Social Media on the Rise

The Disney adage “if you can’t say something nice, don’t say nothing at all” apparently has one exception—the Internet. People are becoming increasingly rude on social media, apparently finding it easier to say nasty things online than in person, and the fallout from online feuds is spilling over into real life. Nearly 20 percent of people have blocked, unsubscribed, or unfriended someone because of a virtual spat, and an equal number has reduced face-to-face contact with a person because of something said online. More… Discuss


Canter & Siegel Post the First Commercial Mass Usenet Spam (1994)

Spam is now a ubiquitous part of the Internet, but that was not always the case. Early in the Internet age, two enterprising immigration lawyers—Laurence Canter and Martha Siegel—opened the floodgates of unwanted online commercial solicitation when they posted an ad for their services on thousands of Usenet newsgroups. Though not the first Usenet spam, the “Green Card Lottery” notice was the first to be commercial in nature and ushered in the modern era of Internet spam. What became of the duo? More… Discuss



Microsoft Loses Anti-Trust Case over Internet Explorer (2000)

In the mid-1990s, Netscape’s Navigator browser, which was paid software, became the de facto on-ramp to the Web. Recognizing the Internet‘s potential, Microsoft quickly developed Internet Explorer and cornered the market by bundling it with its Windows operating system. This became a central issue of the US Department of Justice antitrust case brought against Microsoft in 1998. In 2000, the judge hearing the case ruled against Microsoft and ordered the company to be broken up. Why wasn’t it?More… Discuss



Cyber Attack to Blame for Slow Surfing

A massive cyber attack targeting a European spam-fighting groupdid more than just slow its target to a crawl. The unprecedentedDistributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, which involves flooding a target network with so many requests that regular traffic is either slowed or completely interrupted, actually slowed the entire Internet. At times, the data stream reached peaks of 300 Gbps(gigabits per second), a threefold increase from a 2010 DDos attack that previously held the distinction of being the largest of its kind in history. More… Discuss

Do not access: Spammer! ( may be Hacker?): hmmm… I wonder, could accessing this existent site damage my personal computer?

Do not access: Spammer!

Do not access: Spammer! (Hacker?)

rezdyana is a spammer! Do not Access!

rezdyana is a spammer! Do not Access this site!

Had I been allowed, I would lock this spammer out: WordPress.com, wants this locked on my site. All for power and control! How ridiculous and irresponsible is that?

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: an update to “Create blocking Settings (like twitter) to avoid embarrassing pleading comments and give a choice of association to webmasters administrators and in good faith followers!”

WordPress.com Forums » Staff Answers

Join, what I consider now to be a debate, regarding your right to choose, and there is a problem with the status quo!

DO you deserve lesser rights at WORDPRESS.COM,  than those made available to you, without you having to ask, at your account at Twitter?

So far the votes and comments clearly recognize that there is a easy to address setting issue, and it all up to wordpress.com to address it!


Create blocking Settings (like twitter) to avoid embarrassing pleading comments

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  1. I have already formulated correspondence, regarding the settings that do not allow an site administrator to choose (by blocking or allowing the another website to follow> It is imperative that you, since you don’t seem to take responsibility (like Twitter does) to address my concern (is it only me? I think that in the past you allowed us to moderate, not only comments, but follows) from commercialism trivialization, profanity, mature content!
    What are you waiting for?

    Read this:

    And block this site from fouling my site, with his inappropriate attitude.
    I feel as if I’m talking to the Big wall of China, event the wall of lament answers better than you folks!

  2. You can block any commenters via the Blacklist at Settings -> Discussion in your blog’s Dashboard.



  3. Your comment, doe not address the issue at hand: this is not about having comments blocked, barred, or in other way moderated, by me.
    this is about me being able to block websites for following me, and becoming an embarrassment, harassment and exposure to unwanted language, and behavior, for wish, I am responsible, without being able to do anything about, and loose, possibly membership of my followers
    You really cannot tell me that you fail to understand what the problem is? if so, read my post again, and again until such time you do understand! Make me Happy Happiness Engineer Hey, know what: Make everybody happy, do the right thing here!

  4. We do not provide a way to block Followers at WordPress.com besides just making your blog Private.

    Please note that Followers only interact with you as far as you let them. You will receive notification of the new follower, but that’s really the only thing outside of your control. You don’t have to follow them back or participate on their blog. And, if they comment on your blog, you can simply blacklist them.