Digital 2A

Today we have a guest article written by Musashi Aharon. He is a Jew who believes in the value and purpose of individuals, whose souls are created in likeness to the Divine. A tech enthusiast, he occasionally writes about ways to move power from corporations and the government back to the people.

I saw an unclassified release from the FBI that Islamic terrorists are using Telegram to coordinate and transfer funds. Unfortunate legislation in the UK was recently passed that eliminates many privacy protections online for their country.

To ban privacy and encryption is no less a problem than to ban arms, because both technologies serve as a leash upon would-be tyrannical governments. For sure, terrorists will use every advantage they can get. But that does not mean innocent people like us must digitally take off our body armor because terrorists can use the same.

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How To Disable the “Microsoft Authentication” APP requirement

Microsoft has been requiring you to use their stupid and fake security app called “Microsoft Authentication”. Just like all 2FA (two Factor Authentication) it is flawed in numerous ways and only provides the illusion of security, not real security.

If you haven’t turned it on or want to stop using it and you have a Microsoft business account, especially a 365 or Exchange account, just follow these simple steps.

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More MSP mis-adventures

In a previous post I wrote about issues a client, Botanas had with their MSP. Well COVID-19 caused a mistake to be made. You can read that blog here:

As a restaurant and needing to stay in business, move the produce she purchased before the mandatory (and in my opinion illegal) shutdown the owner wanted to offer online order and drive up pickup.

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Pay for “Manages Services”, don’t get support.

As a technology company we pride ourselves on customer service.
Unfortunately, too many companies only care about making money.

For years I have fought against the “managed service” (MSP aka Managed Services Provider) mentality. Microsoft and Intel have tried their darnedest to coheres tech companies into providing “manages services”. Where the customer is charged a flat fee for a lot of things and supposedly provide certain maintenance and support to the client.

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