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Medicaid Hacked: Over 181,000 Records and 25,000 SSNs Stolen

maverick41 In other news... (181 comments)

...there has been a run on illicit payday loans! Investigators believe there may be a link to the Medicaid breach.

more than 2 years ago
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Bing Gets Porn Domain To Filter Explicit Content

maverick41 Re:Microsoft blows it again (200 comments)

explicit.bing.net?

They should have gone with bada.bing.net.

Nah -- schwing.net

more than 5 years ago
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Nicotine Is the New Wonder Drug

maverick41 Re:'medicine' (439 comments)

Consider this: once upon a time, opium was found to have positive uses (dental anesthetic.) It was also widely used recreationally.

When opium was found to be harmul, 'refined' opium (aka morphine) was developed, and found to have positive uses (cure for opium and alcohol addition.)

When morphine was found to be harmful, 'refined' morphine (aka heroin) was developed, and found to have positive uses (childrens' cough syrup!)

Recently, when nicotine was found to be harmful, 'refined' nicotine was developed, and found to be effective on people suffering from ADHD, Alzheimers', anxiety, schizophrenia, and anger management.

more than 7 years ago

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