Gongol.com Archives: July 2015

Brian Gongol

July 14, 2015

Business and Finance Chicago imposes 9% "cloud tax"
If you pay to stream music or videos (in other words, if you subscribe to Netflix or pay for Pandora), you'll have to pay for it -- starting in September. If it sticks, get worried about a national Internet sales tax regime.

Computers and the Internet PayPal changes terms to permit autodialing to bug people with debts

Weather and Disasters The quake that will devastate Seattle

Humor and Good News Berkeley Breathed brings back "Bloom County"
The wonders of the Internet. Why worry about distribution when you can self-distribute and then sell collateral like books and plush dolls?

Agriculture Too much rain has messed with some farms in the Midwest
Lots of acres got too much rain and flooded -- and it's getting to be much too late to re-plant successfully to beat the freeze in winter before harvest

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