Warning! Beware of Tech Support Scammers!

Computers, tablets and phones make our lives easier that is until something goes wrong and then you’re in trouble. However sometimes nothing goes wrong and yet you’ll still get a call from someone claiming to be Microsoft stating that they’ve received an error code from your device. These people are tech support scammers and they will say and do anything to get your credit card, bank account and online payment information before providing “support” if they actually do anything.
So, you get a call from (Chris) and he says your desktop is sending them an error code telling them you have been infected with a virus. They’ll do several things to “diagnose” the “problem” but in reality they’re setting you up to take the bait. They’ll ask to connect to your computer using a RAT or remote access tool which gives them full control of the computer. This allows them to open files, see your pictures, browse your online accounts, open already logged in accounts and they can download software and install it from six thousand miles away while sitting in a small cubical in a giant call center.
Once connected via the RAT the “technician” will run some scans to find viruses but what they’re really doing is running a fake scan with information they’ve already prewritten and if you aren’t good with technology it looks real. They’ll usually tell you the price for fixing the “issue” which is a onetime fee of $100 or something. They then will offer a multiyear plan for 24 7 tech support through their company which claims to be a Microsoft partner. Keep in mind they still haven’t fixed your computer or found any real viruses or signs of hackers but want you to pay up front with a credit card. They’ll keep pushing the support plan ranging from $199.00 for one year to $499.00 for a three year plan.
Here’s the catch, once you give them your payment details they’ll charge whatever they want and you can’t stop them. So not only are you paying for a nonexistent problem but you’re also paying more than what you agreed too and the card can be charged over and over. They will stay connected to the computer after taking the payment and act like they’re fixing the “problem” but chances are they’re locking you out of your own system. They’ll lock up your data and charge you a fee to get the password to the data and if you refuse to pay you now have a big paper weight sitting on your desk.
What can you do about these scammers and can you get your money back? You can report scammers to several organizations who will work on shutting down scammers legally, the FBI has raided several American companies and has worked with India to target call centers working out of India. Scammer.info is a website set up by a You Tube user called LewisSTech and his friends. The site has a list of known scammers and also allows users to submit new reports on possible scammer numbers and websites.
Getting your money back is a long process and is unlikely unless legal action is taken through your bank. Please be careful out on the internet and watch out for tech support scammers. Also make sure to use internet explorer as it’s the best browser ever! (lolz)

Hospital Jammin’

So freakin’ excited!
thanks awesome friends who made a guitar magically appear, You know who you are and you might be a wizard!
I had some time and a laptop so I did a quick free style practice. the microphone is a tid suckish with the rooms echo but it works.
Note:
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Federal Law Verses State Law and the medical use of Cannabis

Here’s a recording explaining my situation so far. After my surgery I hit my head and am now in the hospital. They’re refusing me access to medical cannabis.
Please take a listen and understand the problem here…
Federal Verses State law on cannabis use in hospitals
Here’s an embedded version, blind users should use tab and shift tab to access the audio player controls.

Surgery

I’ll be going under the knife again later this month to fix the concave bones around my right eye. I’ll be opened up from ear to ear and my scalp and forehead will be peeled away from my skull, they will slice a section of bone from the back of my skull as a bone graft. The graft will be cut into two pieces and place to support and expand my right orbital socket.
Old wires, screws and plates will be removed and if needed updated hardware will be inserted. I’ve requested to keep the extracted bits and plan on using them as a small project. The operation should take two and a half hours and I’ll need to stay in the hospital because I’ll have a drain. Yup, I’m going to have a drain in my skull, fuckin’ great, I almost called the surgery off right there. I’ll be screamin’ tears will be a streamin’ and pain will be a thing.
I’m actually really excited about this operation as it’ll fix a handful of minor pain points and hopefully allow my right eye to be more of a comfortable fit.

good Morning

Every morning I wake up to some amazing bird songs and calls, in away it’s like my own personal alarm clock. Instead of telling me to wake up though it usually means i need to go to bed and the birds are correct. The crows flock together which is heard throughout both recordings as they yell back and forth.

Enjoy

A voiced thought can lead to change

They say the world is too big for one person to change, that to me is a false statement! The single mind of one person is more powerful than a computer we just need to stop focusing on the fluff and sugar of culture and wake up to the real problems. In a time where everything is available at the touch of a finger or the range of a voice command we have departed from big physical gatherings. We now gather in the ever present digital world connecting together alone.
No one new that Hitler would change the world nor did they expect him to kill five million people. Not until after the reign of Hitler did the world changed battle tactics and the ideas around global warfare went under agreed restrictions. America took a more global stance on providing help to other nations and started acting like the global police force. A kid walks into a school and open fires killing fellow class mates and teachers, the nation divides while one side goes out and buys more guns and the competing side pushes for stricter laws on gun control. Middle men like gun manufacturers make money hand over fist and pay money to keep their product free flowing.
The war on drugs is a good example of changing the world, one man created the war on drugs for his own job security and funding from the government. The war on drugs targeted specific people of a certain color or social standing and put them in jail with no substantial proof or scientific evidence. Families are torn apart by the war on drugs to this day as young men are imprisoned for lengthy sentences inside privatized prisons backed by corporate investors. Each prisoner means three meals a day, beds, clothing, snacks, books, phone calls, stamps, letters and much more. The tax payers pay for all of this and the suppliers suck up the money and in return supply unhealthy products that just barely meet required standards set down by the government. In prison a can of soda costs $2.50 warm, a five minute phone call costs $20 after fees have been added on by the prison and the phone company.
Allow yourselves to gather together in physical form and allow yourselves to speak with a real voice, tell yourself and others your needs of this world. Listen to the others needs and make a plan to achieve to provide for these needs. Do not use fear and anger tactics to be heard, allow yourselves to be seen as a calm organization that plans and uses wit and talent to redirect the negative aggression into positive motion. Show the world the unshakable value of holding one’s self accountable with no fear of open evaluation or skepticism. Let them see you and I and let us show them how our ways build a better living arrangement with the earth and fellow species.
The world for now is what we’ve been granted, ragged scarred and blackened lands give way to disturbed ground mined for worthless components of society that have been assigned value by the powers of governance. Diamonds are valuable or so the hype would have you believe, people die for these gems of beauty but is it really worth the price of death? Diamonds became famous because a single company called De Beers made them a fashion accessory. A couple wasn’t a couple without a diamond ring and of course if you’re going to get the ring you need the matching earrings, necklace and bracelet. Soon diamonds were flying out of the ground and onto women’s bodies, jewelry and clothes. If you want to make something look rich and wealthy you add diamonds, things like diamond nail polish, gem encrusted phones, diamond ringed watches and so much more add to the inflated value of diamonds. A single person can build demand if they can control supply of an item, if that item is hard to manufacture or duplicate you will make bank.
Step up my fellow observers and organize together with me, you see the world on various levels but by now you have to notice the unbalance. Scientist claim we are entering the sixth mass extinction and very few people are worried about this horrifying period of time. We have become too confident and comfortable with our position as the dominating factor in the equation of life. Secret societies have been revealed as guides in the past but I call for an open society consisting of everyone to come together and create a life sustaining environment with equal rights to food and medical care.
One should not have to worry about money when one is deathly ill with cancer, you should not stay awake at night wondering if the chemicals in your dinner are slowly killing you. This way of existing will be unusual for some at first but once it becomes clear no one is harmed or kept under armed guard they will see the imprints of our footsteps leading them to our welcoming academics of living by demonstration.

Positive changes from Medical Cannabis

As time goes on and researchers dig deeper into the various compounds found in cannabis we’re seeing more and more people jumping on the health band wagon. Could this plant that’s been around for thousands of years really be a cure all for major illnesses?
In the following videos you’ll see stories of young children using cannabis to treat medical conditions, the cure is working. I’ve personally used cannabis to treat my chronic pain and to help fight against cancer and tumors that will come back according to my doctors.


Fighting cancer with cannabis, the great signs of change!

Abuse of Authority by Cops

Wearing a badge given to you by citizens doesn’t mean you can mistreat the people who gave you the power. Following the law and policing the world doesn’t mean you can abuse your authority.
The way these cops act is a violation of the human trust, not only that but they’re setting a bad example for all law enforcement. Protect and serve, I don’t see protecting or service being offered in this video.
Cops don’t like being recorded because it means they’ll be held accountable. It is not against the law to record in the public domain and cops do not have the right to take your belongings without putting you under arrest.
This article offers some good advice and perspective.

Writer, Musician, advocate for Cannabis and owner of Z&Z Errands.com