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Adobe Suspends Accounts for All Venezuela Users Citing U.S. Sanctions

Adobe Suspends Accounts for All Venezuela Users Citing U.S. Sanctions

October 08, 2019Swati Khandelwal
I have really bad news for Adobe customers in Venezuela… California-based software company Adobe on Monday announced to soon ban accounts and cancel the subscriptions for all of its customers in Venezuela in order to comply with economic sanctions that the United States imposed on the Latin American country. The Trump administration issued an executive order on 5th August 2019, targeting the President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro for allegedly usurping the presidency and violating the human rights of the country's citizens. The Presidential Executive Order 13884 has been designed to block American companies and individuals from conducting virtually all trade with Venezuela. As a result, Adobe has now decided to deactivate all accounts in the country, leaving thousands of users and companies without access to the company's graphics and multimedia software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Reader, Adobe After Effects, Lightroom, and Flash Player. "The
Hacking United States politics and why India and China won the election

Hacking United States politics and why India and China won the election

November 14, 2012Mohit Kumar
Paul F Renda  going to begin a series on hacking the politics in the united states and why India and china won the past Presidential election. This eclectic hacker look will use partial differential equations, game theory, the prisoner's dilemma, and fractals. I am going to show unequivalently that the true winner of the election is the expanding middle class in India and China. The losers are the middle class in the United States and, in particular, 19–34-year-old. Sometimes in history a confluence of unusual events occur every 100 years or 1,000 years; this is such a time. Dorothy, fasten your seatbelt. It is going to be a bumpy ride: You are not in Kansas anymore. In order for me to talk about politics and the election, I first have to introduce the Curley effect. This concept was developed by using empirical data and partial differential equations. It is mathematically sound, and mathematics is the language of the universe. I have copied the abstract and second paragraph of
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