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Florida Lawmakers Ask For Congressional Term Limits

The Florida Legislature is calling on Congress to limit the terms its members can serve. In memoranda passed by both Florida chambers Thursday, Florida lawmakers lamented the prevalence of so-called “career politicians.”

Sen. Aaron Bean (R-Fernandina Beach) says he’s confident the measure will get the support of the 33 other states required to change the country’s constitution.

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Ask Deemable Tech: Tech Support Scammers

Today we have not one but two related questions from different listeners.

Lenny writes, “Last week I received a call from a guy who said he was from Microsoft. He said they had detected that my computer was having problems. To prove it, he told me how to open my Windows log file, and when I did it was full of errors. So I paid him to fix all the problems and scan for viruses. Now I’m wondering if that was really a good idea.”

Sandra sends us a similar story. She says: “I was checking my email and all of a sudden windows started giving me an error message which said it had a virus. It included a phone number. I called the number and a man connected to my computer and fixed it. But now my computer runs slowly and this guy charged me a lot of money. Have I been hacked?” 

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