Protected: The Spirituality Behind Bitcoin

October 25, 2021

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.


A Nation of Imposters

October 22, 2021

That’s how we’ve become a nation of imposters: our imposter stock market hits a new high and the imposters cheer because it proves the scam is still working. You’ve read the warnings about the proliferating imposter scams: scammers posing as “officials”, representatives of utilities or “a close friend of a family member” all exploit the fast-draining reservoir of trust in America to extract financial information out of the unwary marks.


America Is Now a Kleptocrapocracy

October 20, 2021

I hope everyone here is hungry because the banquet of consequences is being served. I’ve coined a new portmanteau word to describe America’s descent: kleptocrapocracy, a union of kleptocracy (a nation ruled by kleptocrats) and crapocracy, a nation drowning in a moral sewer of rampant self-interest in which the focus is cloaking all the skims, scams, rackets and bezzles in some virtuous-sounding garb, a nation choking on low-quality junk ceaselessly hawked by robocalls, spam, phishing and Big Tech manipulation.


#AxisOfEasy 216: AirPods Could Be Used As Health Devices By Apple

October 19, 2021

GoFundMe’ takes down $180,000 fundraiser for an anti-mandate lawsuit for violating their anti-misinformation policy,
Microsoft shutting down LinkedIn in China as the government increases internet censorship,
AirPods could be used as health devices by AppleElsewhere online…this and more in Axis of Easy # 216


Software Ate the World and Now Has Indigestion

October 18, 2021

As for all those automated systems we have to navigate–do any of them work so well that those profiting from them actually use them? Of course not. In Marc Andreessen’s memorable phrase, “software is eating the world.” Unfortunately, it now has indigestion.


Are We Really Crazy Enough to Believe This Is Going to Work?

October 15, 2021

Unbeknownst to the giddy participants, they’re not just betting on the omnipotence of the Fed Politburo, they’re also making a max-leverage bet that “the madness of crowds” will never end. Imagine an economy so dominated by its central bank that all markets hang on every word of its priesthood as life or death.




Mark E. Jeftovic

Mark is the co-founder of easyDNS and the editor-in-chief of #AxisOfEasy. He is the author of Managing Mission Critical Domains & DNS (Packt UK, 2018) and Unassailable: Protect Yourself from Deplatform Attacks & Cancel Culture. 


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