Security systems deliberately weakened by the NSA put their users at risk. Cory Doctorow, author and co-editor of the group blog Boing Boing, suggests building a service that puts a “dead man’s switch” on every website subject to government interference that would alert users that security has been compromised.
Being an adolescent bagger at Wal-Mart is tough enough without the added issue that comes with working at the megachain’s “Superama” locations in Mexico, where thousands of teen employees labor without receiving wages from the company. Whatever they earn comes solely from tips. Via Boing Boing
Faced with the daunting, fork-in-the-road-of-life dilemma of whether to choose her Catholic church affiliation over her job of selling sex toys (that classic conundrum), Wisconsin churchgoer Linette Servais told her incensed priest that she would relinquish her position as the congregation’s, um, organist in favor of keeping her toy-peddling gig.