Here Comes the Sun (Signs) - Romance, Astrology and You (Part Two)

Written by Heidi Richards, Chief Goddess

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Capricorn – (December 22 - January 20) Capricorn is ruled by Saturn and is symbolized byrepparttar sea goat. As an Earth sign, Capricorn is motivated, determined and sets practical goals. Taking unnecessary risks is not your “thing,” even inrepparttar 136338 area of romance. You are ambitious and responsible. You will, however do “whatever it takes” to get what you want. Social status, reputation, position, and career are important to you. You use these to impress and attractrepparttar 136339 object of your desires. When it comes to love, no silly games for you, you prefer a more mature approach to courtship. Glamour and dazzle are more your style – so an evening that starts out in a limousine would be perfect. You are supportive and dependable, good qualities in any relationship. Security, a good home, andrepparttar 136340 finer things in life are what you strive for. You do not shy away from commitment, as long as it is withrepparttar 136341 right person – in fact you "play for keeps" and will be forever faithful. Some might consider you a loner, but do not be fooled byrepparttar 136342 aloof Capricorn. You are longing for a deep, meaningful relationship with justrepparttar 136343 right partner. Capricorns can be as powerful inrepparttar 136344 bedroom as they are inrepparttar 136345 boardroom, so lovers beware. You are seen by your peers as a “winner” and often attractrepparttar 136346 same. When it comes to romantic adventures, you are both practical and romantic so a perfect getaway for you could include both work and play.

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What’s Your IQ on Basic PC Phone (VoIP) Knowledge

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6.The answer is False. P2P networks use industry standard codec (encryption codes) and industry standard protocols which are publicly open and interpretable.

John Ashcroft, Attorney General, in remarks atrepparttar High Technology Crime Investigation Association 2004 International Training Conference held on September 13, 2004 stated, “We have seen worms and viruses attack…disrupting basic services…And withrepparttar 135471 increased use ofrepparttar 135472 Internet and especially peer-to-peer networking, we have seen malicious code spread more quickly and infect more personal computers than ever before. The cost of these worms, viruses, and denial-of-service attacks…reaches intorepparttar 135473 billions of dollars.”

P2P networks such as Skype operate by taking bandwidth (information carrying capacity) from customers on their service to assist other customers using their service - analogous to a symbiotic relationship. The tools that enable them to accomplish this are bundled inrepparttar 135474 software their customers agree to in order to download and access their VoIP service.

Another grave concern for both individuals and businesses when using P2P systems is unknowingly having your computer used as a supernode. A supernode occurs when your computer is arbitrarily assigned as a hub.

When you are runningrepparttar 135475 software for P2P services, your computer’s disk space, bandwidth, and processing power are used to help other users onrepparttar 135476 same system operate their software more efficiently because of their own network or firewall constraints.

We as consumers still have a lot to learn about VoIP, as this technology isrepparttar 135477 new era of communication and is continuously being changed.

All VoIP service providers need to incorporaterepparttar 135478 protection, needs, and desires of its customers, as well as address security and dial up capability.

All VoIP service providers should invest in developing a proprietary patented technology that incorporates compression of data packets so that their VoIP can be used on dial up connections, as well as cable, satellite, and wireless.

All VoIP service providers should develop and create their own proprietary high end encryption codec with patented technology, simply because they do not want their customers to be victims of viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or have their identity stolen as a result of using their VoIP service.

Simply put, all VoIP service providers should placerepparttar 135479 protection, security, and needs of their customers FIRST. Of course, they are in business to earn profits, but it should not be atrepparttar 135480 expense of exposing their customers to unscrupulous entities.

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