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2/22/2017 3:40:42 PM
  Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns From Breitbart News
By srpatterson
   

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In a move that has come to shock the internet, Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns from his position as editor at Breitbart News. The decision came after backlash from a video that surfaced from a year ago, in which Yiannopoulos made controversial comments about the age of consent laws. These comments seemed to indicate that Yiannopoulos excused, or even justified, pedophilia.

Yiannopoulos took to social media to defend himself against the backlash, which had already cost him a high-profile speaking gig and a book deal with Simon & Schuster. On Facebook, Yiannopoulos attempted to clarify what he said in the live stream video, claiming he used poor phrasing and that the video had been edited to make his words seem worse. Later, Yiannopoulos addressed his comments more fully in a press conference, admitting the opinions expressed in the live stream video were wrong, and citing his own history with childhood sexual abuse. He then attempted to defend himself further, claiming that his words had been misunderstood and misconstrued by the media and that many people simply did not understand his brand of sarcasm and humor.

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2/13/2017 3:37:31 PM
  Twitter Moves To Silence Abuse
By srpatterson
   

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Several changes to the popular social media site Twitter were announced recently by the company, in an effort to curtail abusive tweets or accounts, and enable safer searches.

Many people who establish an abusive Twitter account simply open another one if their account is closed down, and these new steps should end this practice. Having your Twitter account suspended would really mean an end to your twitter account, rather than just a temporary inconvenience.

Some tweets inevitably contain sensitive content, and Twitter's safe search will enable users to control whether they want to see these tweets or not.

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Internet Based Security Systems Provide Safe And Low Cost Home Security

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If you happen to be someone who worries about what may be going on in and around your house while your at work, on vacation, or just at your local grocery store, then an Internet based home security system may be the right solution for your problem.

Internet based home security systems are considered the wave of the future as far as security systems are concerned. There a several reasons why Internet based systems are becoming so popular. One reason is that they are affordable in price, another is that they can be relatively simple to install so you can do it yourself. One of the best features about Internet based systems is that they allow you to see what's going on in your home even when your not there.

Using any Internet enabled device such as your laptop or smart phone, you can access your systems security camera's and see what's happening in your home or business.

If you are considering adding a security system to your home or business then you will want to to consider whether you want to set the system up yourself or you want the help of professional. If you are setting up your own system, then you may want to install a wireless camera network rather than a wired one since there is less work involved in setting up a wireless network.

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