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NerdWallet: Make all the right money moves
"Need objective advice, expert info and helpful tools to answer your money questions? Turn to the Nerds."
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7 days ago by stumax
How Your Digital Purchases Could Serve the Perfect Surveillance Network –
If you were a KGB agent in the heyday of Cold War surveillance, how would you design the perfect snooping system?

This system should gather good dirt on all people within the Soviet Union. We want to identify people and their habits to build behavioral profiles and keep tabs on their comings and goings. And it should it be as unobtrusive as possible; we wouldn't want the masses to start making a fuss about our valiant civic undertaking. What would you do?

This was the question posed to a group of academics attending a 1971 conference at the Center for Strategic and International Studies at Georgetown University. They had two days to dream up a perfectly evil surveillance architecture.

Their answer? "This group decided that if you wanted to build an unobtrusive system for surveillance, you couldn't do much better than an electronic funds transfer system."
money  credit 
14 days ago by atbradley
Bank Underground -- Houses are assets not goods: What the difference between bulbs and flowers tells us about the housing market
Comment: MJ Bruce: 'As an economist at the Australian Banking Royal Commission remarked, "the price of housing is a function of the demand for and supply of credit not the demand for and supply of housing" ...'
economics  land  credit  malspeculation  landcycle  businesscycle 
15 days ago by adamcrowe
About Form 8936 | Internal Revenue Service
About Form 8936, Qualified Plug-in Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Credit ;;;
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19 days ago by neerajsinghvns

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