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The Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend

Telling friend from foe is frequently difficult, and rarely more so than when parties keep switching back and forth from one to the other. It’s not a new phenomenon, by any means, but it has happened often enough in recent years (and decades) to be seen as an almost frequent, always difficult, challenge.
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Published in: General, History, Security | on July 7th, 2007 | Comments Off on The Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend

Gossen Luna Pro F

I’m not normally one for product endorsements, or even positive product reviews. This is not because I don’t like sharing my interests, or promoting products and services I think deserve a wider audience; who doesn’t? Rather, it’s because far, far too many websites and reviewers seem to be spineless, beholden shills, all too happy to be given – or even just loaned – samples of the latest-and-greatest whatever in return for their producing glowing reviews. Some even manage to get paid actual money to promote a company or their products and services.
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Published in: Geekiness, General | on July 7th, 2007 | 8 Comments »