The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) is a reactionary law, passed in the 80’s in response to public and government fear about the movie WarGames, a Matthew Broderick flick where a hacker starts playing games with a sentient computer that runs Norad and almost starts WWIII. The premise of the movie, especially at the […]Read more "Obama Administration proposes adding civil forfeiture to the CFAA"
This blog isn’t really supposed to be about credit card churning. But I saw a pretty confused discussion about Citibank’s new rules regarding churning American Airlines credit cards on Flytertalk, and thought I would write a quick piece about my strategy for transitioning from the Citi AAdvantage Executive World Mastercard to the Citi AAdvantage Platinum […]Read more "Citi Exec to Citi Platinum – Credit Card Churning Strategy"
Today I was on the Yahoo Homepage, and noticed something fishy about the second article on the page. It was titled “Ex-Homeless Man takes Smart Pill: Becomes A Genius”. I generally ignore sponsored content of this type. However, the way that the article blended in almost seamlessly with the regular news bugged me, and I […]Read more "Yahoo Homepage – Now Featuring Extra Scammy Scams"