Monday, May 10, 2010

Cyber Storm Troopers

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Coming to a computer near you... check it out, darling-est Big Cats, at Coast to Coast am... the Kougaress would attempt to explain this newest against-freedom horror... however her meows wouldn’t do justice to the information... so claw-click and listen the show on streamlink.

The Dangers of ACTA

Date: 05-09-10

Host: Ian Punnett

Guests: Lauren Weinstein

Ian Punnett welcomed privacy and technology expert Lauren Weinstein, during the first two and a half hours of the program, for a discussion on the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Act (ACTA), which may pose a serious threat to civil liberties. He explained that ACTA originated as a plan to develop a unified method of dealing with counterfeiting amongst numerous countries. However, over time, the emphasis of the act began to focus more on intellectual property issues, notably Internet piracy, rather than physical counterfeiting.

Detailing some of the troubling aspects of ACTA, Weinstein noted that the plan, itself, has remained shrouded in secrecy as it has been evolved over the last three years. The secret nature of the act's development, he claimed, allowed for it to become a "potpourri wish list for intellectual property owners" at the expense of individual citizen's rights. Additionally, since it is an international agreement, it could be adopted by the United States via an executive order rather than ratification through Congress. In turn, this would create a legal quagmire in America as the plan "specifies what governments are required to do in their national laws" and contains aspects which could violate the Constitution, such as warrantless searches.

Weinstein pointed out that another danger of ACTA is its potential effect on search engines and Internet service providers. Based on his research, he surmised that the goal of the plan is to put an overwhelming amount of liability on the "Internet intermediaries," who will be responsible for the actions of their users. In turn, they would be required to police their users' actions as well as provide that information if a user is declared to be in violation of ACTA standards. This forced responsibility would have a "suffocating impact" on the Internet, Weinstein observed. Ultimately, he said, it is important to weigh the true cost of fighting Internet piracy, declaring, "you really don't want to create a police state to protect Iron Man 2."

The remaining 90 minutes of the program featured Open Lines.
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A totally rainy misty day on the tame prairie... silvery beautiful... though, now the thunder is growling again... and! The Kougaress witnessed some strange lightning earlier in the evening... yep, she was checking out her window for lightning... the night sky was overcast and it was spitting raindrops... there were some flashes of wall lightning... then a glow of lightning penetrated the cloud cover and streaming-flashed down to the ground... no, not a bolt of lightning striking the ground... but a beam glow of lightning... ever seen anything like that before?


Tigress Shapeshifter... Death is my business, my only business...

Shapeshifter lovers, ever wish you could take on the evil bad guys and gals? Put a stop to their hideous unspeakable crimes, the ones they too often get away with in our current world?


Kytaira ~ Death is My Business

Once I enter the dungeon-like tunnel, the odor of frightened human children overwhelms my nose. I pause to steady myself, to halt my too-quick breaths. I must focus.


Authoress news and mews ~

GOOD NEWS! Amanda Kelsey’s cover art for BRANDED BY THE TEXANS has been approved by Siren-BookStrand... more details later!

Smokin' Hawt Elise Hepner... and Christian Bale, Oh My

April: I’ve been dying to interview this author for some time now.

The Kougar needs to check this intriguing site out when she has more time on her paws. Her cursory glance of Kayden’s site proved to be intriguing.

WE LAUNCH TODAY! Tales Of Erosity, new Free-Story-Blog

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*There are places in this world where the otherworldly inhabitants are more
abundant than others. *

*Erosity is one of them.*

*Welcome to a city, where sensuality meets the dark side of the paranormal, allowing the reader to slip into the world of vampires, witches, shifts, angels and demons. Leave your realm, and enter the underbelly of the farthest reaches of society; where not seen, heard or remembered takes on a whole new meaning.*

*See their real adventures, wherever they may take them. *

*Tales of Erosity will vary in heat ratings; anywhere from sweet to erotic, but will be given a rating with each posting. Follow the Tales of Erosity, to keep up on the latest drama or sexcapades that the otherworldly beings pursue.*

*Erosity Authors*
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*Cindy Jacks*
*Kristin Manter*
*Kayden McLeod*
We LAUNCH TODAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YAY! Check out our trailer, character pics (Fallen Angel, Xavier and Ruby, by Cindy Jacks) and so much more!!!!



AND! This might be a site to check out, Authors, Aspiring Authors and Readers.


I'm launching a site for a battle of the books ~ ~ Please email me off-loop if you'd like to take part.

I am also hosting a Blog Talk Radio Show called The Literary Goddess ~ ~ Please let me know if you'd like to be a guest. Wednesday Nights 9pm Est.

I'm looking to be a part of YOUR interviews or Blog Talk Radio shows or Guest Blogs. please let me know if you have dates available.



Kristy Bock


Now ~ FIRST! just for the big cool cats ~ from the Flash Cat...

Happy Courtship on another Earth

X-Serial Flash in Two Hundred ~ Sylva and Zeke’s story continues...

Part 498 ~

Sylva ogled. It felt damn good to ogle the man who had proclaimed himself her husband. Well, she was past arguing that point. Especially given the tall-standing point of his cock. And, given how amazingly good he’d treated her, so far. “Damn. I wish I wasn’t so darn tired.” Sylva spoke as Zeke pulled off his boots. “Your stud equipment looks like a mighty fine ride, cowboy mine.” The whiskey-colored eyes of her husband darkened and he took his time running his gaze over her body. Stepping out of his pants, he carelessly tossed them on top of their clothes.

Zeke ignited inside at the idea his wife possessed more of a passionate nature than he realized. Course, they were just barely gettin’ to know each other. “Why don’t we do some relaxin’?” Bending down, he flattened his hand on the floor. In a way that didn’t disturb the water much, he hopped into the tub. “My stud equipment can learn some manners. Besides,” he grinned, “I want to play footsies first with my bride.” Moving opposite his Sylva, Zeke slid down into the whirly water. “Footsies,” she repeated, a provocative glint in her sky bright eyes. “Sexy butt, cowboy.”
Part 1 - 15 ~ see blog ~ January 15th Cometh, then Part 15... and before...
Part 16 ~ 497 ~ see the Kougar’s prior bloggies... or the Passionate Ink forum, the FREE READS page ~ ~ OR! Now available on The Romance Studio Forum, JANUARY 2009 through MARCH 2010 flashes ~ ~ Click on the FORUMS, then Savanna Kougar ~ the Fantasy Lair ~

Weekly Angelic Forecast from Volcano

Straight from the Carnal Cherub himself...

Angelic Forecast ~ #88

During the following week more turmoil hits the world stage. Big time. It will be like firecrackers exploding in various locations on the Fourth of July. Take cover where necessary, and hunker down. Pretend, the worst kind of pirates have landed and are now looting and pillaging your village. To put it metaphorically, this is what is occurring on world-wide scale.

On a personal level this week brings the opportunity to improve your home and your home life. Look for ways to set up and organize your home in a way that makes you happier and more productive. Also, pay attention to what will improve your relationship with those who live with you. If you’re in a situation where a relationship has deteriorated, it may be time to let go. It may be time for you move on, or encourage the other person to move on.

Angelic blessings from Volcano & Sedona

MORE...Volcano’s Angelic Forecast for this week ~ ~

~~~ Do not comply with the corporate Borg. Resistance is victory. ~~~
~~~ Remember, knowledge and truth make us unfit to be slaves... a Known Seditionist ~~~
~~~ May the FDA burn in the hell it’s made for all of us, immediately!!! ~~~


Wish Upon on a Blue Moon New Year...
May your most romantic dreams come true...

Strange lightning kisses from the Kougar...


Nara Malone said...

ACTA sounds scary.

“Your stud equipment looks like a mighty fine ride, cowboy mine.” ~~love that line.

Serena Shay said...

Woo Hoo! Your cover has been approved. I can't wait to see it! Congrats.

Savanna Kougar said...

Hi Nara, yeah, ACTA is not good and they're continuing to change it and make deals in secret. Never a good thing. Transparency no longer exists.

Thanks... grins! Sylva and Zeke keep getting to know each other new ways.

Savanna Kougar said...

Serena, yeah, I think it's a gorgeous cover. I'm a little concerned the title doesn't show as much as it should... but it is golden-hued atmospheric.