The Dalai Lama gives a lecture in Maryland in the U.S. May 7, 2013.
A Tibetan monk found in possession of recordings of speeches by exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has been beaten to death by Chinese police, according to Tibetan sources.
Kardo, formerly of the Champa Ling [...]
A Virginia man who wrote an abbreviated version of the Fourth Amendment on his body and stripped to his shorts at an airport security screening area won a trial Friday in his lawsuit seeking $250,000 in damages for being detained on a disorderly conduct charge.
Aaron Tobey claimed [...]
From EFF’s Maira Sutton:
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) posted its 2013 Trade Policy Agenda and 2012 Trade Policy Report, which covers all of its ongoing negotiations over trade agreements. It reports that the US is working with Japan and other negotiating parties “to ensure that ACTA can come into force [...]
An anonymous reader sends this excerpt from the Daily Dot:“Starting next week, most U.S. Internet users will be subject to a new copyright enforcement system that could force them to complete educational programs, and even slow their Internet speeds to a crawl. A source with direct knowledge of the Copyright Alert System [said] the five [...]
Watch it before it gets removed
Summary: President Obama unexpectedly signed an executive Order on cybersecurity prior to tonight’s State of the Union address. The Order precedes tomorrow’s House Homeland Security Committee hearing on “new threats.”
President Obama signed an executive order aimed at bolstering U.S. cybersecurity prior to tonight’s State of the Union address. The Order precedes a House Homeland [...]
TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard
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from the this-is-a-bad-idea dept
As a whole bunch of folks have been sending in, up in Canada, as part of a discussion on anti-spam laws, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce is proposing a very troubling idea: allowing rootkit spyware [...]