It seems the bad guys who infect Macs think it’s worth the trouble to plant Trojans to mine Bitcoins. They’re pretty smart, so I guess this counts as one vote of confidence.
(Thanks to WG for the tip, although probably she won’t approve of the spin.)
naked capitalism, Goldman Bullies Teeny Credit Union that #OccupyWallStreet Uses.
I really like this part best:
Yes, sports fans. When Goldman became a bank during the crisis, it became subject to CRA. Back to [the Guardian’s Greg] Palast:
Problem: Goldman has, it seems, no low-income customers, nor a “community”. Goldman was directed to find poor people and a community and hand over some cash.
And so far, they basically haven’t.
(And yes, the headline on this post is awfully generic.)
I’m prepared to believe that the economy is picking itself up off the floor: in the past three or four weeks, I’ve had more requests to advertise on this blog than in the preceding six months.
I turn them all down, because I don’t blog for money and I think ads could be used to argue that my blogging hobby is no longer covered by my insurance.
But perhaps the requests might still amount to a leading economic indicator?
This video is aimed at Arizona, but it should work in Florida too. And elsewhere.
A new poll shows Obama leading Romney in Arizona by 5% although both are well under 50%. Looks like Arizona of all places may be on the Obama target list.
It doesn’t look real pretty. See Forbes, The End of Bitcoin Part II. (Although, having a ‘part II’ to your ending suggests you are not going totally quietly.)
I was pretty negative about Bitcoin right from the start, and I make no apologies for that.