TSA security agents to be deployed in UK airports for Olympics

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TweetYumShareThis TSA security agents to be deployed in UK airports for Olympics [Insert eye-roll *here.*] 18 Jul 2012 The US Transport Security Administration has reportedly prepared its personnel to be deployed in UK airports for the Olympic Games. The US agents will apply their skills to help their UK colleagues bolster security during the event. […]

BP Owes $192 Billion for Gulf Oil Disaster, Not $15 Billion Settlement It’s Seeking

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TweetYumShareThis BP Owes $ 192 Billion for Gulf Oil Disaster, Not $ 15 Billion Settlement It’s Seeking 11 Jun 2012 On Friday, the Financial Times reported that BP is hoping to reach an agreement with U.S. authorities which would require it to pay under $ 15 billion to settle all criminal and civil penalties arising […]

Florida judge rules red light cameras unconstitutional

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TweetYumA man from Pasco County, Fla., who got nabbed by a traffic camera to catch red light runners believes the camera was wrong — both in snapping his license plate and constitutionally. On the constitutional front, Thomas Filippone now has a county judge’s ruling to back him up. The Tampa Bay Tribune reports that Filippone […]

Obama Signs Global Internet Treaty Worse Than SOPA

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TweetYumMonths before the debate about Internet censorship raged as SOPA and PIPA dominated the concerns of web users, President Obama signed an international treaty that would allow companies in China or any other country in the world to demand ISPs remove web content in the US with no legal oversight whatsoever. The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement […]

Amazon, Indiana strike state sales tax deal

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TweetYum By Reuters, The Chicago Tribune Amazon.com and Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels unveiled an agreement on Monday that may mean that the world’s largest Internet retailer starts collecting sales tax in the state in 2014. Amazon will voluntarily begin collecting Indiana sales tax on Internet purchases on Jan 1, 2014, or 90 days from any […]