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Tunisian Facebook activists look to overthrow…marijuana laws

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Whenever you think of social media and the Middle East – the first thing that comes to mind is revolutions, right? Admit it. When talking about the Middle East, we’ve consistently had terms like Facebook revolutions and Twitter activists pushed in our faces for over a year, starting with Tunisia,...
Tunisian Facebook activists look to overthrow…marijuana laws

Teen sends prank dead body text to police officer

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A teen thinks it will be funny to send a text saying she's hidden a body to a completely random number. The number happens to belong to a police detective. The teen says she got the idea from Pinterest. [Read more]...
Teen sends prank dead body text to police officer

Police Officer Fired Over Questionable Confrontation, Would Have Gone Unnoticed Without YouTube Video

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In the last couple years we've had a bunch of stories about people arrested for filming police. While it seems that more and more courts are recognizing that such filming is protected activity, there have been a few bizarre moments, including famed appeals court judge Richard Posner complaining about how...
Police Officer Fired Over Questionable Confrontation, Would Have Gone Unnoticed Without YouTube Video

Athlete exposes alleged dirty e-mailer on Facebook

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German high jumper Ariane Friedrich, a police officer, allegedly receives images of a stalker's genitals via e-mail. She posts his name, hometown, and parts of his alleged e-mail on her Facebook account. [Read more]...
Athlete exposes alleged dirty e-mailer on Facebook
Researchers build 'SpeechJammer' gun that relays words back to the speaker in milliseconds

Olympus Executive Found Hanged In Apparent Suicide

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say an executive at an Indian subsidiary of scandal-plagued Olympus Corp. has apparently committed suicide. Police officer Amarjit Kataria says Tsutomi Omori's body was found Monday hanging from a railing in a children's play area at a luxury high-rise apartment complex in the New...
Olympus Executive Found Hanged In Apparent Suicide

Police officer blinded by science, argues physicist

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To get out of a $400 stop sign violation, a UCSD physicist uses math to his defense. [Read more]...
Police officer blinded by science, argues physicist
Illinois law that makes recording police a felony ruled unconstitutional

Lawmaker launches assault on violent video games

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An Oklahoma lawmaker has proposed levying a new tax on violent video games. Oklahoma Democrat Will Fourkiller has suggested the tax be applied to all games that receive an ESRB rating, which is intended for adults only. In addition, Fourkiller thinks T-Rated games should also have a tax added to the cost...
Lawmaker launches assault on violent video games

By: Richard Adin

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@Maggie Chatterly – Your question reminds me of a confrontation I had with a police officer cousin in the late 1960s. Over dinner, he was regaling everyone with the story of how he had led a bust of the local x-rated movie theater and how proud he was to have...
By: Richard Adin

The Pirate Bay's Peter Sunde Questions Why We Let Dying Industries Dictate Terms Of Democracy

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Peter Sunde, a very thoughtful and insightful guy, who's been completely demonized by the entertainment industry for his role with The Pirate Bay, has written up an interesting piece for Wired UK where he not only goes over highly questionable issues related to his conviction, but raises a larger question...
The Pirate Bay's Peter Sunde Questions Why We Let Dying Industries Dictate Terms Of Democracy

Citizen Video Evidence Helps Two Arrested Photographers Have Their Cases Dropped

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Just as we've seen the DOJ come out and scold police for taking away people's rights by arresting people photographing or videotaping police, we have two separate stories (found via PetaPixel) of photographers who were arrested by police for taking photos of public protests, both of whom had their cases...
Citizen Video Evidence Helps Two Arrested Photographers Have Their Cases Dropped

Does Wikipedia Have an Accuracy Problem?

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Yes, but that's history for you. Timothy Messer-Kruse is an Expert with a capital E on the matter of the Haymarket affair, one of the most important events in American labor history. Heck, Mr. Messer-Kruse has even written a well-regarded book on the resulting trial of eight men, seven of...
Does Wikipedia Have an Accuracy Problem?

Five pieces of law every protester should know

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Do you have to give your name and can you be arrested for writing in chalk? As more people join protests for the first time, make sure you know the lawAs public spending cuts continue to bite, more and more people are going on protests for the first time. Very...
Five pieces of law every protester should know

WARNING: Facebook Clickjacking Attack Spreading Through ‘Likes’

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A new clickjacking worm is spreading through Facebook via the ‘Like’ feature. The attack, which is said to have hit hundreds of thousands of users, uses a combination of social engineering and clickjacking exploit makes it appear as if a user has “liked” a link.The messages that are being...
WARNING: Facebook Clickjacking Attack Spreading Through ‘Likes’

Court Acquits BitTorrent User Citing Faulty Evidence

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Last year LANVA reported the IP-addresses of 106 users of the country’s largest BitTorrent site to the police. The anti-piracy group claimed that the site’s users were sharing a copy of the Windows 7 Ultimate operating system and took action on behalf of Microsoft without notifying the software company. The...
Court Acquits BitTorrent User Citing Faulty Evidence

NYPD Arrests NYPD Officer For Stealing iPads From iPad Thief

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Add another headache to NYPD spin doctor Paul Browne's plate. Yesterday a 39-year-old police officer was arrested for stealing iPads from a perp he was arresting. Anthony Rivera of the 123rd Precinct now faces charges of grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property and official misconduct. [ more ›...
NYPD Arrests NYPD Officer For Stealing iPads From iPad Thief

Chilean policeman jailed for assaulting photographer

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A Chilean military court sentenced a police officer to 541 days in prison for attacking a news photographer.But the journalist, Víctor Salas of the EFE agency, said he would appeal in order to seek a harsher sentence against the officer, Iván Barría Álvarez.Salas was attacked while covering a protest in...
Chilean policeman jailed for assaulting photographer

“Phila[delphia Police] Officer Admits Lie in Saying He Was Shot”

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“Phila[delphia Police] Officer Admits Lie in Saying He Was Shot”

This has to be a publicity stunt

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The Age: Sex story delivers blow to Underbelly The next series of the hit television show Underbelly may be in doubt after a former King Cross police officer portrayed in the program has threatened to sue for defamation….. Ms Hatfield’s barrister, Sue Chrysanthou, told the court her client did not...
This has to be a publicity stunt

"Likejacking" Takes Off on Facebook

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Shared by Jesse Stay I think Jeff Barr got compromised by this yesterday ;-) (You'll know if you read his stream) Security researchers are warning of the newest Facebook threat, something they're calling "likejacking," a Facebook-enabled clickjacking attack that tricks users into clicking links that mark the clicked site as...
"Likejacking" Takes Off on Facebook

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Fresh from being chastised for expressing my personal opinion, on my personal blog and other strictly personal venues, about matters that may, or may not, ever intersect the realm of the impersonal a.k.a. corporate, I take a detour into the strictly, perhaps overly, personal, viz. how to talk to my...
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Judge Rules Against Police In Occupy Oakland Case

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OAKLAND, Calif. -- A federal judge in California has ruled that an Oakland police officer who covered his nameplate during a November Occupy protest seriously violated court-approved conduct standards for the city's police department. U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson issued the ruling against officer John Hargraves and Oakland police Lt....
Judge Rules Against Police In Occupy Oakland Case

RT @iluvblackwomen: Police Officer Caught Smoking Crack On The Job http://bit.ly/cyISCJ

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RT @iluvblackwomen: Police Officer Caught Smoking Crack On The Job http://bit.ly/cyISCJ
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