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as a result, i've been researching the available encryption resources out there so we can actually have private conversations without worry. there aren't many that are really simple to use and actually effective. i'm talking with a friend about setting up a home server we can VPN into for chat sessions until there's a workable solution for non-tech types.
i've wanted to do this for a while, but no one else around me cared. now they care.
funny how you cut that bit off. that was my personal extrapolation.
regardless, here's the real information:
Altogether, accounting for both the TARP and the Fannie and Freddie bailout, $605 billion has gone out the door—invested, loaned, or paid out—while $345 billion has been returned. The Treasury has been earning a return on most of the money invested or loaned. So far, it has earned $87.8B. When those revenues are taken into account, $172.0B is the net still outstanding as of Oct. 26, 2012.
i have a savings card for the local safeway - i actually have three i use in rotation, with fake names, numbers, and addresses.
at the moment, gmail is the biggest security hole in my life. i'm working on fixing that.
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