Nov
09
2011
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Fox News commentator contends Anonymous is, “major organizers of the Occupy Wall Street protests”

I know Fox News says and writes some nutty stuff, but this article I read  today takes the cake.  Contributer Dan Gainor writes about the poor defensless police of America being cyber bullied by ‘liberal protesters’.

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2011/11/04/wheres-outrage-over-occupy-protesters-high-tech-intimidation-police/?intcmp=obnetwork

He blames Anonmous(the online hacktivist group) for largely being responsible for the ‘Occupy Wallstreet’ movement.

What?  Are you f$^%&! kidding me? LOL… wow.  I think the movement was far more likely caused by 99% of Americas wealth in the hands of 1% of the population.  Is that liberal nonsense or basic math?

What I think Occupy Wallstreet is pissed about:

  1. massive wealth inequity
  2. bail outs for banks and large corporations
  3. jobs being shipped over seas by thoughtless trade agreements
  4. lack of health care
  5. lack of education
  6. lack of jobs
  7. high wages & benifits of public servants
  8. American debt
  9. endless war
  10. never ending taxes & fee’s
  11. cost of living increases
  12. etc…

But Dan writes further that Anonymous is the main culprit of publishing public data about individual officers that have arrested or pepper sprayed protesters.  Yet he offers no proof that any genuine member of Anonymous had anything to do with releasing any data about any officers at all.  In fact he doesn’t cite any supposed documents or examples personal information being released.

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Nov
03
2011
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Asterisk: How to setup Agent Status on Polycom Idle Display

Polycom Soundpoint IP 550 idle display screen


 

This tutorial describes how to configure the idle display screens on Polycom phones to subscribe to a XHTML file that reads their Agent status from Asterisk.  When the phone is not in active use it displays the web page.

My tutorial has three components.  A specific Polycom option(found in sip.cfg) added to the configuration file of each phone, a BASH script I wrote, and a little Asterisk configuration.  This tutorial assumes you have a working Asterisk 1.6+ PBX with a basic queue setup.  It also assumes you are using automatic web provisioning of your Polycom phones.

Here is a link to my previous article on  configuring Polycom SoundPoint IP phones for Asterisk:

How to configure a Polycom SoundPoint IP phone for Asterisk on Fedora 10


To get the idle display screen to work correctly we will need to modify our standard configuration file a bit.  Navigate to the FTP/HTPP directory you provision your phones from.  Edit an Agent phone similar to the following,
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