No BBC this Friday 14 April 2017 for the Holidays

BBC Canceled this Friday for the Holidays, Easter, Passover. (Next BBC 21 April.)

Last Week’s “Net Security & Internet Privacy Disambiguated,” w/ Jason Omens and Annette Walker, generated the following data & website information: 

– Check browser safety from tracking:
– Check for compromised accounts from data breach:
– VPN (Virtual Private Network) for a secure “tunnel”; many companies require a VPN for employees working remotely: &
– Tor Browser (by US Naval Research Lab for military personnel):
– Tor phone Apps encrypt your traffic & obscure your IP address: Orbot Proxy App (Android, Google Play store) & Onion Browser (for iPad/iPhone, iTunes store)
– Text Message Encryption App: Signal Private Messaging by
– Secure messaging: ChatSecure ( & CryptoCat (

Have a peaceful and beautiful week. Until next time, sincerely, the BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC. (Candles courtesy of Lucille Fox, Bainbridge Bees Wax Works.)


Exciting BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

15 APRIL 2017, Saturday, Noon-6:00. BBC & OfficeXpats veteran Charlie King presents: Man Up 2.0 – A Men’s Personal Growth Intensive. “We promise you one thing: you will leave a changed man.” This Bainbridge Island workshop is your chance to take the next powerful step forward into your legacy. Info & registration:

27 April, Thrusday, Chamber After-hours, 5:30-7:00 PM, is hosted by  Cross Cultural Journeys, Cilla & Leif Utne, owners. As always, free & open to the public. Chamber Info.

TheChannelTHE CHANNEL (, Bainbridge Island Chamber Newsletter published quarterly, free print copies and interactive online version. [email protected]

BIComm_100dpi_200px_RGBThe Bainbridge Island Brand and website filled with valuable resources and local Island news, events, and business cool stuff:

REMINDER – For BBC Regular Members: We’re building our Open/Public BBC Regulars Business Info & Contact List for a single page referral sheet and BBC website Members List. As BBC Regular Members, make your business/contact info available for the BBC community and website. Follow link (form courtesy of Annette Walker) and fill out BBC Regulars Member List contact info:

ToastmastersLogo-ColorSpecial thanks to our friends at Toastmasters Bainbridge. Two clubs on the Island: The Noon Edition  and The Evening Edition

BBC Related Links
Chamber Of Commerce &
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network
Kitsap SCORE
Toastmasters – Noon Edition
Toastmasters – Evening Edition
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN)
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association
Kitsap County Emergency Management
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K. D. Kragen is a philosopher, writer, teacher, editor, husband, father and grandfather. A third generation San Franciscan, Vietnam era vet U.S. Coast Guard (1973-1977), married to Janet L. Kragen for 32 years (1977-present), K. D. is a published novelist ("The KillWare Chronicles" and "Plagueman"); he has taught logic and lectured in philosophy of art at various college and local art schools (Northwest College of Art, Trumeau College of the Arts). Presently he teaches senior citizens basic computer skills (to be able to keep in touch with children and grandchildren), does general computer maintenance, MS and Linux OS, manages a small publishing house, Scandia Patch Press, and edits and ghosts the writings of other local authors. KaveDragen Ink LLC Clean, sparkling copy is often the first impression you make on prospective clientele. Every company needs: One, the Visionary, company owner, manager. That's you! You are the market expert. You know your products and services better than anyone else. Two, the Copy-editor, the wordsmith. That's me. I supply the polish and clarity of communication needed to grab your client from the very first line.