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Joe Biden meets games companies as gun control taskforce readies proposals

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Vice-president meets makers of Call of Duty and Medal of Honor after meeting advocates of gun control and gun rightsVice-president Joe Biden said on Friday that there was no "silver bullet" to solve America's gun problem, but that he hoped to present a broad package of recommendations early next week.On...
Joe Biden meets games companies as gun control taskforce readies proposals

BuzzFeed: Statement of Mayors Against Illegal Guns on Newtown, Connecticut Shooting

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BuzzFeed: Statement of Mayors Against Illegal Guns on Newtown, Connecticut Shooting: nycgov: "With all the carnage from gun violence in our country, it's still almost impossible to believe that a mass shooting in a kindergarten class could happen. It has come to that. Not even kindergarteners learning their A,B,Cs are...
BuzzFeed: Statement of Mayors Against Illegal Guns on Newtown, Connecticut Shooting
President Obama Responds to Petitions Against Gun Violence in New Video
Post-Newtown, Some In Congress Want New Marketing Rules For Violent Video Games
National Rifle Association disappears from Facebook and stops tweeting in wake of school shooting

Obama calls for study on video-game violence

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U.S. President Barack Obama called on Congress to provide funding for research on violence in video games and possible connections to real-world gun violence as part of a wide-ranging package of policy moves announced Wednesday. Obama asked Congress to allocate $10 million for a study by the U.S. Centers...
Obama calls for study on video-game violence
Gun Debate Plays Out in White House Online Petition Portal, Where ... Nobody Likes Piers Morgan?

The Qassam Cyber Fighters Send Holiday Greetings With Renewed DDoS Attacks On Banks

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Wells Fargo, hit by al-Qassam Cyber Fighters DDoS attacks. Denial of Service elves Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters issued a new statement Tuesday and apparently renewed DDoS attacks on American bank websites. In a brief Pastebin post the hackers–who claim they are mainly motivated by outrage over the anti-Muslim video, Innocence of...
The Qassam Cyber Fighters Send Holiday Greetings With Renewed DDoS Attacks On Banks

WhiteHouse.Gov Petition for Gun Control Bill Is Most Popular Ever

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On the agenda.  (Photo: Wikimedia) Largely associated with Internet pranks and dubious ideas, the petition platform at WhiteHouse.gov has been put to more serious use in the wake of last week’s tragic events in Newtown, Connecticut. By Friday afternoon, someone had posted a call for the president to “immediately address...
WhiteHouse.Gov Petition for Gun Control Bill Is Most Popular Ever

Newtown shooting: Google adds solitary white candle to US homepage

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Move appears to be the first time site's popular doodle feature has been used to respond to a breaking news storyGoogle added a small, glowing candle to its main search page after news emerged of the school shooting in the US.When users hover a cursor over the icon, a text...
Newtown shooting: Google adds solitary white candle to US homepage
Huffington Post co-founder launches campaign to "Stop the NRA"

Blogger Doxes Journal-News Staff After Paper Publishes Map of Westchester Gun Permit Holders

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Early Monday morning, The Journal-News published an interactive map containing the names and addresses of every handgun permit holder in Westchester and Rockland counties, which was either a bold journalistic act in the aftermath of the tragic shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, or a shameful trespass on the private lives of...
Blogger Doxes Journal-News Staff After Paper Publishes Map of Westchester Gun Permit Holders

Infamous Teen Hacker Cosmo the God Hacks Westboro Baptist Church Member Shirley Phelps-Roper

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(Screencap: Twitter) Anonymous announced its intention to “destroy” Westboro Baptist Church this weekend following news that the group would be picketing the funerals of children who died in Friday’s horrific school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Now, infamous 15-year-old hacker Cosmo the God of the Underground Nazi Hacktivist Group (UGNazi) has...
Infamous Teen Hacker Cosmo the God Hacks Westboro Baptist Church Member Shirley Phelps-Roper
NRA blames 'Grand Theft Auto,' 'American Psycho,' and music videos for gun violence

Yoko Ono uses photo of John Lennon's bloodied glasses in plea for gun control

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Artist tweets picture of glasses worn by singer when he was shot dead in 1980, and says US has become like 'war zone'Better known among her nearly 3.7 million Twitter followers for more gnomic 140-character missives - "You are water. I'm water. We're all water in different containers. That's why...
Yoko Ono uses photo of John Lennon's bloodied glasses in plea for gun control
Death is dead: how modern video game designers killed danger
Apple raises age limit for "violent" NRA target practice game

Ron Conway launches huge campaign to stop gun violence. How you can participate

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Last week’s tragedy at Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Connecticut shook everyone who has a young child or a soul to his or her core. Angel investor Ron Conway was no different. His annual Christmas party, held that night, was a somber affair compared to years past. It was...
Ron Conway launches huge campaign to stop gun violence. How you can participate

Apple Rates NRA's New Shooting Game App Appropriate For Players 4 Years Old And Up

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The app highlights gun safety, education, and owners' rights. The National Rifle Association has launched NRA: Practice Range, an iOS app the organization calls its new "mobile nerve center." The app features a 3-D target practice shooting game and provides resources for news and legislation updates around gun control...
Apple Rates NRA's New Shooting Game App Appropriate For Players 4 Years Old And Up

How 29-Year-Old Kaitlin Roig Saved More Than A Dozen Young Lives At Sandy Hook

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Yesterday, a nightmare unraveled at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, where more than 25 innocent children and teachers were gunned down by a deranged shooter. But amidst the unspeakable horror were beautiful displays of love and courage that saved many children's lives. ABC's Barbara Walters interviewed 29-year-old Katlin...
How 29-Year-Old Kaitlin Roig Saved More Than A Dozen Young Lives At Sandy Hook

Join MC Hammer, Jack Dorsey, and the Internet for a Moment of Silence for Sandy Hook on December 21

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It was only a week ago when tragedy struck Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty-six people murdered in a school shooting that has riled up a nation. Over the past few days, coverage in the news has been about the innocent victims, their families, gun control, politics, and finding out what happened. And...
Join MC Hammer, Jack Dorsey, and the Internet for a Moment of Silence for Sandy Hook on December 21

The Latest, Deadliest Gun And Weaponry Innovations, Brought To You By A Newtown, CT Trade Group

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Since the Sandy Hook massacre, there have been 1,013 deaths from gun violence in the United States. Meanwhile, one of the country's biggest gun shows--sponsored by a Newtown-based group--is currently underway in Las Vegas. Here's a look inside our complicated manufacturing of deadly force. Rifles tricked-out with Wi-Fi that...
The Latest, Deadliest Gun And Weaponry Innovations, Brought To You By A Newtown, CT Trade Group
Obama: 'Congress should fund research into the effects violent video games have on young minds'
'The Best Amendment': NRA blowback spawns an irreverent game about guns

Groupon to stop gun deals after deciding they are 'not a fit right now'

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Online discount website says it will no longer offer gun deals to customers 'based on performance and customer feedback'Groupon, the online discount coupon website, has ended its practice of offering gun deals.Customers can no longer acquire a "conceal-and-carry course" for up to 63% off or a beginner's target lesson for...
Groupon to stop gun deals after deciding they are 'not a fit right now'

NRA: Games To Blame For Violence! Also, Here's A Shooting Game For 4-Year-Olds!

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Attention readers of this article! This is important to realize: I do not hate guns, the NRA, or freedom. While this is not the forum for any of us to discuss our personal philosophy regarding firearms or the 2nd amendment, let's just say my views are nuanced and leave it...
NRA: Games To Blame For Violence! Also, Here's A Shooting Game For 4-Year-Olds!
Tech leaders push for gun control with SOPA protests as a model

Internet troll admits Facebook threats to kill 200 Tennessee students

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Reece Elliot of South Shields left messages using a false name on memorial Facebook page for US schoolgirl killed in car crashA self-confessed British internet "troll" has admitted threatening to kill 200 people at a US school by posting menacing comments on a memorial Facebook page.Thousands of pupils stayed away...
Internet troll admits Facebook threats to kill 200 Tennessee students
Anonymous Takes Down Westboro Baptist Church Website After Group Threatens to Picket Sandy Hook
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