10 Traffic Rules Everyone Forgets

Speeding No matter how long you’ve been driving, there’s a good chance you tend to speed every now and then. Even going 5 miles-per-hour over the limit is against the law. Curious about speed limits around the country? The National Motorists Association has this guide for every state. Not Stopping Stop means stop—as in a … Read more

Tactical Flashlights and TCNTraining.com

TheCapitol.Net does not sell directly tactical flashlights and we do not produce any training videos for them. TCNTraining.com is a domain name owned by TheCapitol.Net and takes you to our Upcoming Schedule of Courses. The company selling tactical flashlights and using our domain name without our permission needs to hire a proofreader…. However, there are … Read more

How to Destroy a Hard Drive

When recycling old computers, the hard drive must be destroyed, the data must be deleted or made unreadable so any data on the drive is unreadable and not potentially released into the wild. Many users have personal information on their hard drives, and in many cases they are not even aware of what personal information … Read more

Keeping Your (Computers and) Data Safe

I just don’t understand Julia Angwin’s scare story about cookies and ad targeting in the Wall Street Journal [The Web’s New Gold Mine: Your Secrets, July 30, 2010]. That is, I don’t understand how the Journal could be so breathlessly naive, unsophisticated, and anachronistic about the basics of the modern media business. It is the … Read more

How to Contact Congress

Congress receives more than 86.9 million pieces of snail mail annually, and more than 200 million emails each year. How effective are these communications? Joshua Tauberer, the creator of research tool GovTrack says that in his personal experience: […] what Congressional staff say is that two things happen with letters and other communications. First, Representatives … Read more

WARNING TO ALL MERCHANTS: PayPal will screw you

Recently a person purchased a download course from us and one minute later complained to PayPal that someone had “compromised” his email account – using the the same email account he used to purchase the download one minute earlier. PayPal, depsite being provided with evidence that the person had complained from the same email account … Read more

Parents – save a new driver’s life!

In 2005, 5,288 teenagers died in the United States from crash injuries. Such injuries are by far the leading public health problem among people 13-19 years old. In 2004, the latest year for which data are available, 38 percent of all deaths among 16-19 year-olds from all causes were related to motor vehicles. The crash … Read more