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Dear India Scam Call Center: “I have something in my diaper.”

It starts with the “Allo, my name is Mike (or Frank or John or some other anglo saxon name) from someone who is obviously from India. They want to confirm your name and that you have a computer. You know the drill. They really want to get into your Windows computer under the guise that there is a virus. I
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“You Have an Internet Virus on Your Windows Computer!!”

The call starts off with a slight pause. Then a thick Indian accent introduces the caller as John, Frank or some other generic North American name. Then it starts. “I believe you have a problem with your Windows computer. You have a virus.” By gettting you to look at normal log files he identifies normal errors and tells you that
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Facebook, Yahoo! and Google Run afoul of Indian Ignorance

This week an Indian court has threatened to block sites with “offensive and objectionable” content, however they seem to be targeting Facebook, Yahoo and Google. I wonder if the folks over there even get what the web is. Justice Suresh Kai said that the three sites need to “develop a mechanism to keep a check and remove offensive and objectionable
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