Almost half of US cellphone calls will be scams by next year, says report by magnora7 in technology

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Half? Already 90% of my phone calls come from scammers, the majority of them using the "neighborhood spoof" method talked about in the article.

39+ houses catch fire as overpressurized gas lines cause explosions across Massachusetts -- Unclear if due to operator error or a computer hack by magnora7 in news

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Also perhaps noteworthy that the area hit by these explosions is pretty poverty-stricken. Lawrence in particular is densely populated (for Massachusetts) and has a large immigrant population, the majority being non-white. Whether that means anything, I don’t know. But perhaps another example of america’s poorest towns getting shafted as far as public safety and infrastructure goes.

Update: Authorities demolish a NM compound where 5 adults were training 11 children to become school shooters. Tunnel with child remains buried in rubble, evidence destroyed. Something is seriously wrong here. by magnora7 in WorldNews

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This whole story is so weird. Stinks to high heaven of three letter agency involvement.