Charity Fraud links!

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Need to know a little self-defense against scammers posing as charities? Arm yourself with some knowledge kung-fu to keep the scammers at bay! For a great primer about charity scams, the FTC has a great page for everyone to read! http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0074-giving-charity Find out if the charity or fundraiser must be registered in your state by contacting the National Association of State Charity Officials. http://www.nasconet.org/ Check if the charity is trustworthy by contacting the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance, Charity Navigator, Charity Watch, or GuideStar. http://www.bbb.org/charity http://www.charitynavigator.org/ http://charitywatch.org/ http://www.guidestar.org/ How to report a scam: https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/

Q&A Presents: Maui Online! – Saturday, November 7th – Part 1

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The State of the ‘Net – Part 1 STATUS REPORT! Always loved it when Sci-Fi shows had the protagonist yell that while coming onto a starship bridge… But the status report we’ll be checking in on is the Internet’s.  There’s a lot of changes a-brewing, from the recent initial passage of CISA, the current status of Net Neutrality, the reemergence of data caps, as well as some big changes in municipal internet at large. So sometimes it’s good to take a step back, and get a feel for where the ‘net is going, and how that direction may affect you! Join Jonathan, Sam, and L.D. as we break down the news and subject into byte sized pieces!

Q&A Presents: Maui Online! – Saturday, November 7th – Part 2

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The State of the ‘Net – Part 2 STATUS REPORT! Always loved it when Sci-Fi shows had the protagonist yell that while coming onto a starship bridge… But the status report we’ll be checking in on is the Internet’s.  There’s a lot of changes a-brewing, from the recent initial passage of CISA, the current status of Net Neutrality, the reemergence of data caps, as well as some big changes in municipal internet at large. So sometimes it’s good to take a step back, and get a feel for where the ‘net is going, and how that direction may affect you! Join Jonathan, Sam, and L.D. as we break down the news and subject into byte sized pieces!

Learn more about CISA…

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https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2015/10/eff-disappointed-cisa-passes-senate http://www.infoworld.com/article/2999476/government/cisa-new-security-law-doesnt-help-security.html http://www.infoworld.com/article/2995960/government/cisa-congress-law.html#tk.ifw-infsb http://gizmodo.com/these-senators-voted-yes-on-cisa-but-theres-still-ti-1739169315 http://www.decidethefuture.org/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bz24ZI6lOVU