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Popular Scams

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Is Survey Spot a Scam

If you haven't heard already, Surveyspot is a very popular survey site that pays cash for your answers. That's what devoted Surveyspot members say -- Surveyspot is a great survey site with cash, prizes, and the opportunity to make money without leav

The Importance of Blog Design

Blogs have increased popularity over this past months. Many people have started to create their personal blogs to express their thoughts and feelings. Internet companies have also started their blogs to inform consumers on the latest product news a

“Wealth Creation” Network

HotScam.com search and reports the hottest scam, news, videos and reports on the internet - lottery scam, inheritance scam, pet scam, lover scam, phishing scam, commercial scam, job scam and more scams

Business Ethics: Three Tips to Stay in Integrity with Yourself

Wow -- every day seems to bring us a new story about business ethics wrongdoing! Is America headed to hell in a hand basket because of a serious lack of ethics at the highest level in American business? Or, it is just that ethical transgressions ar

Understanding the World of Tomorrow

Most people do not easily accept the new, mostly because of the unknown factor that people tend to call fear. It is not only as Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky had put it that "taking a new step, uttering a new world is what people fear most." Even i

Why Are We Still in Iraq? (Part 2)

Despite the fact that we are a multi-cultural society, American soldiers are perceived as Christian soldiers, or "infidels," by most of the Moslem world. We, and our military, are not really welcome in most parts of the Middle East. Our relationship

Swine Flu Fake Drug Offers Alert

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Beware Of Missed Calls It Could Be A Scam

You notice a missed call on your phone from an unfamiliar number and decide to find out who it was. What you don't realise is that your return call is being diverted to a premium service for which you'll be charged. This is just one of many phone s

The Broad Targets & Effects of Spyware.

Spyware and its endless threats to internet users can strike in numerous ways; penetrating areas users thought were secure and untouchable. Recently, a day trader logged into his TD Waterhouse online account and found his account was nearly empty.

The war against scammers

There was a report by Kevin Anderson at bbc.co.uk last June regarding scammers. Not surprisingly, the former-scammers themselves reaffirmed that these scams works, i.e. there are victims that would bite the bait. The advise had been sound, that is

The World Democracy Audit of the Year 2008

World audit in their 17th Democracy Audit of the Millennium announce that: out of 150 countries audited, (all those with a million or more population); The opportunity to cast a vote can be quite meaningless unless there are transparently honest ele

Tracking Customer Surfing Behaviors

A lot of people online are concerned about companies and services respecting their privacy, and with good reason too. There are many ways that people can be tracked online when they enter personal information into forms, submit files to websites, and

Explosive Growth in Social Network Sites

Since the development of the very first social networking website in 1995, Classmates, the popularity of this type of website has steadily increased. There are many contributing factors in association with the overall popularity of social network so

Help! I have been scammed!

So you have been scammed. Before doing anything, read these facts: 1) First and foremost, scam prevention is more important and effective than "recovery from a scam". I know you hate this "who-doesn't-know" statement. But sometimes what people need is a reminder esp....

Healthy Lifestyles, Bliss- Neighborly Like, Even

Few citizens of Canada or America who were originally from Japan returned to their previous homes after the war. The new waves began in earnest before the takeover of Hong Kong when many Chinese arrived, and this has continued from China and southeas

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