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Agenda For December 2017
- Digital Terrorism and Hate
Our presenter for this meeting will be Rick Eaton.
The Wiesenthal Centers worldwide Digital Terrorism and
Hate research team is headed by Rick Eaton, a Center Senior
Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC) released its 2016 Digital
Terrorism and Hate Report at a press conference at the
Museum of Tolerance New York. The report presented hundreds
of examples of how terrorists and their enablers, racists
at home and abroad, anti-Semites and other bigots leverage
Internet technologies to mass market their dangerous agendas.
The Center, which regularly meets with Internet giants
and law enforcement and intelligence officials at home and
abroad, detailed how leading companies commitment to
remove posts by terrorists and bigots.
The conference focused on:
The sophisticated use of social networking platforms,
led by Twitter, terrorists and racists. Homeland Security
reported that ISIS alone was deploying 200,000 tweets a day.
Twitter makes strides against ISIS use of social
media giant; Does little to curb online bigotry.
The burgeoning threat from encryption of terrorists
communications will be detailed.
will be talking about all of that and more. Its not
a happy subject to hear about, but we must learn all we can
Dont miss this meeting!
12 - Board Meeting
The second Tuesday of each month is our TUGNET board meeting.
In case you arent aware of it, our board meetings are
open to all members. So if there is something on your mind,
an idea youd like to introduce, or a gripe (gosh, I
hope not), you are welcome to come share it with us.
We meet for dinner at 6:00 p.m., meeting begins at 7:00,
in the conference room of the Horseless Carriage Restaurant,
Galpin Ford, 15505 Roscoe Blvd., North Hills.
December 19 -
California Telephone Access Program
A Program of the California Public Utilities
Commission, California Phones from the California Telephone
Access Program (CTAP) provides free specialized phones
and accessories for your phone to all qualified Californians.
These devices make it easier to hear, dial, and call..
Live in California
Have telephone service*
Your doctor approves your need
*Equipment connects to your existing telephone
California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) offers specialized
telephone equipment and network services at no cost to qualified
California residents who have difficulty using a standard
telephone. To be eligible, you must be certified as having
a permanent or temporary disability and you also must:
Live in California
Have access to telephone service
Please note: You must have access to either cell phone or
land line service to participate in the program. However,
the majority of CTAP equipment only functions with land lines.
The California Telephone Access Program (CTAP)-also
known as California Phones distributes telecommunications
equipment and services to individuals certified as having
difficulty using the telephone. CTAP is a California
State mandated program, under governance of the California
Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). Equipment and some network
services are available at no charge to eligible consumers.
Californians who are deaf, hard of hearing, speech disabled,
blind, or who have low vision, cognitive impairments, or restricted
mobility, are eligible to receive equipment with certification
by a medical doctor, a licensed audiologist, a qualified state
agency, or a hearing aid dispenser. Offering free specialized
phones to those who are eligible, we will learn all about
it at this meeting.
These are things we should know, if not for ourselves we
may be able to help someone else. Do come.
December 26- No
Dining Event this Month
in the New Year! The only meeting is January 16th.
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