Linkedin Email Twitter Advertisement NewsLocal NewsDangers of uploading smart phone photosBy admin – September 21, 2011 420 Facebook THE dangers of uploading photographs of children, taken using smart phones, to social networking sites, has been highlighted by local gardaí.Crime Prevention Officer at Henry Street Garda Station Brian Broderick explained that GPS features on smart phones can identify the location where the photograph is taken, which can be viewed once it is uploaded to sites such as Facebook or Twitter.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “This issue has already been well publicised in the US and I believe that it is important that people in Ireland be aware of the dangers associated with posting up photographs online, that have been taken using smart phones”, said Sergeant Broderick.“The built in GPS capability on most smart phones allows various functions, including the camera, to be enabled.“A photograph taken while the camera function on the phone is GPS enabled, will contain the location co-ordinates.“Software that is readily available on the internet will allow anyone to view on a map the location where it was taken, be that a child’s home, school or playground.“The possible dangers to the child are obvious”.He stressed that these dangers could easily be avoided by turning off the GPS function on the phone’s camera, by accessing the setting’s menu, and turning off the location setting on the camera function.“Any person who is unsure how to do this should contact their phone provider for assistance”. WhatsApp Previous articleCulture LCGANext articleUL saddened by death of Knight of Glin admin Print
Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago About Author: Seth Welborn GSE Quarterly Results: An Important Step Toward Privatization Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Subscribe Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Share Save The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News Tagged with: Fannie Mae Freddie Mac Sign up for DS News Daily Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Previous: Foreclosure Zombies Are Fading Next: SEC Seeks Commentary on Disclosure Rules and RMBS Home / Daily Dose / GSE Quarterly Results: An Important Step Toward Privatization October 31, 2019 931 Views Fannie Mae Freddie Mac 2019-10-31 Seth Welborn Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer. The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Print This Post Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Fannie Mae reported a net income and a comprehensive income of $4.0 Billion for Q3 2019, up from a net income of $3.4 billion and comprehensive income of $3.4 billion for the second quarter of 2019, while Freddie Mac posted a $1.7 Billion net income. According to the GSEs, these incomes represent yet another step toward adding the capital necessary to move toward private ownership.“In the third quarter, Freddie Mac took an important first step toward exiting conservatorship by adding more than $1.8 billion to our total equity, bringing our capital reserve to $6.7 billion,” said David M. Brickman, Freddie Mac CEO. “As we look to the future, we are squarely focused on serving our mission and meeting the milestones necessary to move the company forward.”“Our strong quarterly results demonstrate the strength of Fannie Mae’s business and our ability to dynamically manage credit while serving the needs of our customers,” said Hugh R. Frater, Fannie Mae CEO. “We are focused on preparing for an eventual exit from conservatorship and providing liquidity for housing for low- and moderate-income Americans. “We will continue to work with our customers and partners to provide sustainable and stable sources of financing for affordable.”Fannie Mae was the largest issuer of single-family mortgage-related securities in the secondary market during the first nine months of 2019. The company’s estimated market share of new single-family mortgage-related securities issuances was 39% for the third quarter of 2019.Freddie Mac reports that conservatorship capital reduced by $5.2 billion from the prior year, due in part to credit risk transfer (CRT) activity, home price appreciation, legacy asset dispositions, and a decrease in deferred tax assets.The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released a new Strategic Plan for the Conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and a new 2020 Scorecard for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Common Securitization Solutions. According to the FHFA, the three objectives of this new Strategic Plan and Scorecard are to ensure that the GSEs foster competitive, liquid, efficient, and resilient (CLEAR) national housing finance markets; operate in a safe and sound manner appropriate for entities in conservatorship; and prepare for their eventual exits from the conservatorships.“Our nation’s mortgage finance system is in urgent need of reform,” said FHFA Director Mark Calabria. “The vision for reform articulated in the Strategic Plan and advanced in the Scorecard will serve borrowers and renters by preserving mortgage credit availability, protect taxpayers by ensuring Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can withstand an economic downturn, and support a strong and resilient secondary mortgage market.” Related Articles
WAFA produced a highly polished performance in the opening day of the Ghana Premier league to beat title favourites Kotoko at Sogakope.A goal in each half from Charles Boateng and man of the match Samuel Tetteh settled the tie in favour of the academy side.Asante Kotoko ,who have been tipped by many to win the title, were relatively below the level expected by many and even when they looked threatening, WAFA keeper Razak Abalora stood tall to curtail their attacks.Kotoko were given a prelude of how their day was going to be when keeper Felix Annan was substituted after picking up an injury.His replacement Eric Ofori Antwi did well to block a Martin Antwi shot but Charles Boateng reacted fastest to put the academy side ahead.Just before halftime, Kotoko’s woes further deepened when debutant Edwin Tuffour was also substituted after picking up an injury. Samuel Tetteh settled the tie few minutes after the break brilliant slotting home from close range after being beautifully picked out by Roger Lamptey.Kotoko were without Jackson, Dauda Mohammed and Kwame Boateng and this certainly had an effect on the team.Three points for WAFA while Kotoko have been given a reality check.Asante Kotoko’s next game against Ashanti Gold is unlikely to hold due to the Miners involvement in continental action while WAFA play as guests Berekum Chelsea in Berekum.–Follow Kweku on Twitter: @nana_odum. Get more updates on Facebook/Twitter with the #JoySports hashtag
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Business leaders are optimistic the economy will begin to recover later this year in a nine-state region of the Midwest and Plains despite the ongoing impact of the coronavirus outbreak, according to a monthly survey released Monday.The overall index for the region improved in May to 43.5 from April’s 35.1 but it remained in negative territory. The survey results are compiled into a collection of indexes ranging from zero to 100. Survey organizers say any score below 50 suggests decline. A score above 50 suggests growth.The survey’s confidence index improved to suggest that businesses are optimistic the economy will begin to rebound within the next six months. That index improved to 56.6 in May from April’s weak 45.5 reading.Creighton University economist Ernie Goss oversees the survey and says it shows that the coronavirus outbreak has had a greater impact on businesses tied directly to the consumer and a smaller impact on manufacturers. He says it’s a consumer led recession with manufacturing lagging, with the survey indicating the regional manufacturing sector is trapped in a recession.The monthly survey covers Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma and South Dakota.