Author Archives: Bradford Benn

FCC Declares DDoS, I declare Shenanigans

On Sunday, May 7, 2017 John Oliver told his audience about Net Neutrality. During his 20 minute segment he indicated that gofccyourself.com will redirect people to the FCC page to leave comments. You can viewthe video clip, approximately 20 minutes long and definitely R rated and NSFW, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92vuuZt7wak

Help Secure Everyone’s Email by Encrypting

I do solemnly swear to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States to ensure that we can all communicate freely and privately

Previously I wrote about the protection I am adding to my mail by using PGP or GPG. You can find the article by clicking here. My involvement with the EFF and AVNation have also included comments about privacy: AVNation Privacy & EFF Mail Links. Something I realized while thinking about this subject is that if one sends very few encrypted… Read more »

Definition of the Day: Malfeasance

I do solemnly swear to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States to ensure that we can all speak freely, including the press.

From Wikipedia page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malfeasance_in_office The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals summarized a number of the definitions of malfeasance in office applied by various appellate courts in the United States. “Malfeasance has been defined by appellate courts in other jurisdictions as a wrongful act which the actor has no legal right to do; as any wrongful conduct which affects, interrupts… Read more »

Bradford Benn, CTS or: How I learned to stop debating and take the CTS Exam

Bradford Benn's CTS Certification from InfoComm

With apologies to Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Let me put in the disclaimer first, this blog post as well as everything on this site are my opinions and do not reflect the opinions of my employer or anyone else. One of the interesting things that has been occurring recently has been people around me… Read more »

No, you can’t look in my computer…

Some of you may already be aware that the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is one of the groups I support. Privacy, security, and freedom for the individual is one of my touchstones. I have written about these topics previously, both here and at AVNation.tv. (Yes, there will be overlap between this post and the one over there. My opinion hasn’t… Read more »

Change is constant, except from vending machines

So my astute reader will notice that I have changed things around here some what. I was slightly hacked. I say slightly in that the hack was that malicious php code was inserted and if you went to certain pages on my blog, their content was served. So I have done some clean up along the way. I have the… Read more »

Video – Taking the Train

I recently picked up a Polaroid Cube+ video/still camera. It was an end of the year sale, so I figured what the heck might as well check it out. So far my better videos have been transit items. So without any further ado, here is the video I took of riding the train from Terminal 2 to Remote Parking at… Read more »