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Microsoft finally sheds light on Windows 10 telemetry

This morning’s revelations about Win10 Creators Update snooping (finally!) sheds light on your privacy, but there's a whole lotta snoopin' goin' on

Read here:

http://www.infoworld.com/article/3188005/microsoft-windows/m...

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Your 'Smart' TV is Absurdly, Ridiculously, Insecure

So if you hadn't noticed by now, most "internet of things" devices fall well short when it comes to both privacy and security, vendors making it abundantly clear they prioritized connecting devices to the internet without worrying much about what happens next.

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Never argue with a pig. It makes you look foolish and it anoys the hell out of the pig!

Justice Dept. says replacing U.S. workers may bring lawsuit

Employers who use H-1B workers could face legal peril from Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Maybe there's hope for some of the US workers yet...

http://www.infoworld.com/article/3187416/h1b/justice-dept-sa...

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Never argue with a pig. It makes you look foolish and it anoys the hell out of the pig!

What Happens If GPS Fails?

I suspect that this may have been posted already. If so, moderator(s) please delete.

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/06/what-...

In only took thirteen millionths of a second to cause a whole lot of problems.

Contributors Of The Week 2017-03-27

This week we’re recognizing, Ajasaro!

Over the last week he’s updated four of his POI files making over 200 changes. We appreciate the time and energy he puts into keeping the files up-to-date and looking nice by adding pictures and streamlining the about info.

Thanks for all you do, Ajasaro!

~Angela

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of April 03, 2017

This is the place to talk about things that are not GPS related.

This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.

~Angela

What happened? (Forum Listing Issue)

The recent column on the right side of the opening is gone.

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Garmin Nuvi 765T, Garmin Drive 60LM

Factory Joke Thread – April 2017

This is the official POI Factory Joke thread.

It will be closed on the last day of the month and a new one will be opened.

Please read the forum rules before posting.

"POI Factory is not a forum for politically charged debate.
Let's avoid topics that already have a long list of Democrat or Republican talking points or that name specific politicians."

~Angela

Keeping The Windmill Alive - Your Last Trip? – April 2017

In danger of losing your windmill?

Maybe you can share the last place your GPS took you and if you encountered any problems, or if you used it to seek out special places to go (like Thai Food, ice cream shoppes, etc.).

Anything to keep your windmill alive.

This thread will be closed on the last day of the month and a new one will be opened.

~Angela

NAV on my 2016 JEEP Grand Cherokee, WANT TO ADD POIs if possible

Hi, was wondering if anyone here knows if it's possible to add POIs to my JEEP. If so, can you let me know how to do it. Thanks.

How to talk your way out of a speeding ticket

if you believe this....

Chris Voss, former lead kidnapping negotiator for the FBI and author of "Never Split the Difference," knows how to get what he wants. In this episode of "Everyday Hostages," Voss breaks down exactly how to get out of a speeding ticket when an officer pulls you over.

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Never argue with a pig. It makes you look foolish and it anoys the hell out of the pig!

Microsoft Details Windows 10 Creators Update Rollout

The Windows 10 Creators Update is almost here. Microsoft announced earlier this week that the update, which includes a new performance-boosting Game Mode and direct integration with the Beam streaming service, will arrive on April 11.

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Never argue with a pig. It makes you look foolish and it anoys the hell out of the pig!

Consumers sue Microsoft, allege Windows 10 upgrade destroyed data, damaged PCs

'Claims are without merit,' Microsoft counters

Three people from Illinois last week sued Microsoft, claiming that the free Windows 10 upgrade they had installed on their PCs caused "data loss and damage to their computers."

Lawyers for the trio asked a Chicago federal court Thursday to grant the case class-action status, which would allow other Americans to join the litigation.

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Never argue with a pig. It makes you look foolish and it anoys the hell out of the pig!

iOS 10.3: All the new features worth checking out right now

From tracking your AirPods to leaving reviews in-app, here are all the best features now available on the latest version of iOS, 10.3
iOS 10.3 is finally here

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Review: Windows 10 Creators Update is worth waiting for

In fact, wait as long as Microsoft will let you, since this is mostly a minor upgrade

But you may have different thoughts.

More here:

http://www.infoworld.com/article/3185403/microsoft-windows/r...?

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Never argue with a pig. It makes you look foolish and it anoys the hell out of the pig!

Contributors Of The Week 2017-03-20

This week we’re recognizing, Alleghany!

A veteran of POI Factory, Alleghany has been with us for ten years and ten weeks now!
He recently updated his Cemeteries, Missouri file adding 69 new locations.

Thanks for your continued time and dedication to our community, Alleghany!

~Angela

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of March 27, 2017

This is the place to talk about things that are not GPS related.

This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.

~Angela

GPS watches

I'm curious in knowing if other POI Factory members own/use a GPS –enabled watch ?

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Nüvi 255WT with nüMaps Lifetime North America born on 602117815 / Nüvi 3597LMTHD born on 805972514

2017-03-23 Senate Votes 50-48 To Allow ISPs To Sell Your Data

Senate Votes 50-48 To Allow ISPs To Sell Your Data

Last fall, the FCC adopted a new privacy framework that would allow broadband consumers to have a much bigger say into what happens to their data as it passes through internet providers’ cables. The Senate has just voted to kill those protections, before they went into effect.

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Never argue with a pig. It makes you look foolish and it anoys the hell out of the pig!

If you have a Verizon.net Email Account.... beware!

For those of you that have "?@verizon.net" email addresses... beware of this!

https://www.verizon.com/Support/Residential/email/migrations...

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