The internet has been around for a while, so there’s a few things you should have learned by now. Just in case, here are some internet mistakes you’re still making.Using the same password for everything: If you’re like me, back in the stone ages (the late 90’s) you probably had one password. And that’s because the only thing you needed a password for was AOL. If you’re using the same email/password combo for multiple sites, “you’ve got problems” (AOL guy voice). One data hack later, and some upstanding citizen has access to all your online accounts (including your bank). Make it hard for someone to access one of your accounts but make it as difficult as possible for someone to access all of your accounts.Believing everything you read: There’s a lot of fake news out there. It comes from all kinds of sources and isn’t exclusive to any political party. You may prefer one cable news network over the other, but don’t just believe every piece of news you read on Facebook. Do your own research and make your own decisions. With all the click bait on the internet these days, the article you end up reading probably doesn’t have anything to do with the headline you clicked, anyway.Reading the comments section: Life is stressful enough without letting trolls get the best of you. If you like a post, give it a thumbs-up and move along. Wasting time reading what other people have to say will only lead to disaster. Some comments are pleasant and insightful, but most are just destructive and hateful. Do yourself a favor and don’t let those people ruin your day.Sharing your schedule: You want to squeeze in that last beach trip before cooler weather arrives? Fantastic. You should do it. Just don’t share your itinerary with all of Facebook. That will only let criminals know when to plan their heist. Feel free to share some beach pics with your Instagram followers, but it might be best to protect your posts so only approved followers can know that you’re not home. 43SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,John Pettit John Pettit is the Managing Editor for CUInsight.com. John manages the content on the site, including current news, editorial, press releases, jobs and events. He keeps the credit union … Web: www.cuinsight.com Details
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Last Thursday the Reds Caravan came to the “Y” in Batesville. I was again privileged to MC the event for WRBI. The Reds contingent consisted of Dick Williams, Jeff Brantley, Jim Kelch, Billy Hamilton, Glenn Braggs, Jess Winker, and Joe Zerhusen.Each member of the tour was given an opportunity to answer questions about their roll with the Reds. A lot of the questions I asked dealt with the Reds struggles trying to sign players in these high-salaried times. Other things discussed were goals of the active players, rotation of play-by-play announcers, and the strength of the National League’s Central Division.The crowd was great, the Reds’ representatives signed autographs constantly, and there were great positive vibes by the Reds on their enthusiasm for 2015. A great time was had by all!
Dogs may soon no longer be welcome on some beaches on Palm Beach island.Deputy Town Manager Jay Boodheshwar brought a proposal at the request of the Town Council to modify the town code, which currently allows dogs to run unleashed on beaches between Wells Road and Sunset Avenue.The council made the request last month, after several council members received resident complaints about dogs running around unleashed on the beaches.According to Florida State Law, unless dry sand is already owned for public use, as is the case at local, state or federal parks, private beachfront property extends to the mean high tide line. Although property below the line belongs to the state, private property owners may be able to exclude public access to or through their property.The Florida Constitution explains that the state holds the land seaward of the mean high-tide line in trust for the public. That is known as “Public Trust Doctrine.”The issue at hand is that there is no easy way of knowing precisely where the mean high tide line falls, or where public land begins and ends. That makes enforcement such as prohibiting dogs on Wells Road and Sunset Avenue nearly impossible.Town Manager Kirk Blouin said the problem is that people consider those beaches to be public, thereby assuming their dogs can run around freely there. He explains, “Because there’s a roadway and available parking, it’s viewed as a public beach, but it isn’t.”Mayor Gail Coniglio has asked whether, rather than prohibiting dogs, the code can be changed to say that owners must leash their dogs while on the beaches. “I think in this area we can say that dogs that aren’t leashed, can be prohibited,” Coniglio says.Town council agreed on a consensus to advance the debate toward changing the code under a Sunset Provision. It would expire automatically after one year, thereby giving the staff time to gather evidence on whether or not they can enforce the proposed prohibition.