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Encrypted Screen Sharing in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, screen sharing in iChat can now be encrypted if both parties sharing a screen have MobileMe accounts and have enabled encryption (iChat > Preferences > Accounts > Security).

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Sender pays solution to spam --Would a system that charges spammers per message be effective in reducing the amount of unsolicited commercial email we receive? And what effect would it have on legitimate mailings, such as free weekly electronic newsletters? (3 messages)

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CA spam law article errata -- Brady Johnson, who wrote last week's article on California's anti-spam laws, makes a correction and explores a few issues raised by readers. (1 message)

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New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>