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On July 5, a federal court in California issued an opinion that if you share your Netflix, HBO Go or any other streaming service password, it is a violation of the U.S. Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. This was based on the eight-year-old case United States V. Nosal where David Nosal, a former employee of the Korn/Ferry headhunting firm used the password of another employee (a former assistant) who still worked at the firm to download information to use for the competing startup company he was preparing to launch. Nosal was later charged with hacking in 2008 under the CFAA act. Despite this ruling being conceived under the circumstances previously mentioned, the everyday use of sharing passwords with family and friends technically falls under the same category…


Freedom Ain’t Free: Is Buying Black The Answer To Fight Against Injustice?


…According to a recent Nielsen report, Black spending power has been greatly underestimated and stands to be unprecedented in coming years. In 2015, our economic and social influence reached a tipping point, with our buying power reaching $1.2 trillion and set to hit $1.4 trillion by 2020. Blacks are not only making more moola, but we also play an integral part in how and what brands market. In addition to telling us what we already know, like our influence on culture (hi, #BlackTwitter), the report showed that we’re becoming more affluent, more tech-savvy and are in a great position to begin building our wealth by buying Black…Fact is, money is power and allocating our funds strategically could cripple the system that works against us every day…


Political Dimwit Sarah Palin Wants To Call Black Lives Matters “Thugs”


Sarah Palin is just the woman you want to expound on the political matters of the day and as one can imagine, the results were dimwitted as expected. The former governor of Alaska, you know, where you can see Russia from her back porch, wants people to refer to members of the Black Lives Matter movement as “thugs.” Palin was a guest on Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM over the weekend, continuing what the publication called a “rebuke” of BLM. During the chat, the former GOP Vice Presidential candidate doubled down on her rage against BLM and used that word that has plenty of hidden connotation. “They’re not protesters, you know, these are thugs, they’re rioters…”


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