05 Oct 2014

Why Did We Give JPMorgan Months To Reveal They Were Hacked?

Lots of people have read that the JPMorgan Chase data intrusion started in June and went until mid-August. Maybe you read some of the technical publications that covered it like ARSTechnica, The long game: How hackers spent months pulling bank data from JPMorgan or maybe some business press back then JPMorgan Hackers Came In the Front Door — in June.

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04 Oct 2014

Why Did We Give JPMorgan Months To Reveal They Were Hacked?

Did you know that banks are not required to report data breaches unless it results in a financial loss to customers?  The intrusion also highlights a possible gap in United States regulations. Banks are not required to report data breaches and online intrusions unless the incident is deemed to have

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03 Oct 2014

83 Million Reasons We Should Break Up JPMorgan Chase

As you watch the story unfold and you listen to experts and pundits talk, see how much time they spend addressing breaking up the bank. Most of the energy will go into, “how to protect your money and what Chase can do to fix it.”

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03 Oct 2014

83 Million Reasons We Should Break Up JPMorgan Chase

Hackers’ Attack on JPMorgan Chase Affects Millions This is the big story today. Expect lots of the same news, hand wringing about what to do and repeats of the “too big to fail” meme. Don’t expect a lot of swift action. The bank will be given lots of leeway with

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30 Sep 2014

Late Night: When Corporate Sponsors Leave ALEC and Rush, What We Learn

When we go to the interested third parties and educate them, many of those real winners are disgusted with what they hear. Combining that education with appeals to both personal and stated corporate values systems and you have a solid package to help them decide to walk away.

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30 Sep 2014

When Corporate Sponsors Leave ALEC and Rush, What We Learn

The other day Google announced it will be leaving ALEC. “Google becomes latest company to abandon right-wing ALEC.” This is a big deal. It comes on the heels of a number of other corporations like Microsoft, Google, Facebook and Yahoo! having left ALEC. These things don’t just happen magically. There

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29 Sep 2014

Can John Oliver Writer Scott Sherman Help Expose Gen. Keane’s General Dynamics Connection?

Hey Scott,

I’d love you to do a segment for John Oliver about how the network TV shows aren’t telling the public that the retired generals selling the Syrian bombing and ISIS war actually work for the military contractors who profit from the war.

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29 Sep 2014

Can John Oliver Writer Scott Sherman Help Expose Gen. Keane’s General Dynamics Connection?

Hey Scott, I’d love you to do a segment for John Oliver about how the network TV shows aren’t telling the public that the retired generals selling the Syrian bombing and ISIS war actually work for the military contractors who profit from the war. UPDATE: Cost of U.S. campaign against the Islamic State likely

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25 Sep 2014

What Rush Limbaugh’s Attack on Activists Is Telling Us

Leslie Salzillo wrote a great diary that breaks down the ‘secret story’ that Rush Limbaugh’s crisis communications person wrote about the StopRush movement. Rush Limbaugh Must Be Terrified – He’s Releasing Secret ‘Facts’ About StopRush

Salzillo does a great job pointing out all the nonsense in the report. I want to point out to people why Rush is attacking activists now and how I view the attack as a gift to the community of people alerting advertisers.

Rush’s Report “The Hidden Story Behind Stop Rush” tells us what they are telling the distributors, radio stations and sales reps. That’s good news, activists can use that information to keep pushing.

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24 Sep 2014

What Rush Limbaugh’s Attack On Activists Is Telling Us

Over at Daily Kos Leslie Salzillo wrote a great diary that breaks down the ‘secret story’ that Rush Limbaugh’s crisis communications person wrote about the StopRush movement. Rush Limbaugh Must Be Terrified – He’s Releasing Secret ‘Facts’ About StopRush Salzillo does a great job pointing out all the nonsense in the

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