Homeland Security Wants Mozilla to Pull “Domain Seizure” Add-On

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TweetYumTorrent Freak May 10, 2012 Homeland Security’s ICE unit is not happy with a Firefox add-on that allows the public to circumvent the domains seizures carried out during the past several months. In an attempt to correct this ‘vulnerability’ in their anti-piracy strategy, ICE have asked Mozilla to pull the add-on from their site. Unfortunately […]

U.S. Bullies Man over “Department of Homeland Stupidity” Mugs

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TweetYumThe feds have threatened to criminally prosecute a novelty store owner who sells products—such as “Department of Homeland Stupidity” coffee mugs—making fun of the U.S. government. Could this be a matter of national security, or that Uncle Sam simply lacks a sense of humor? To poke fun at the National Security Administration (NSA) the merchant, […]

Australian journalist wins prestigious award for exposing flu vaccine scandal

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TweetYum MB Comment: Natasha Bita, a journalist for The Australian has just won a Walkley Award (the Australian equivalent of a Pulitzer Prize) for an in-depth article series on the CSL Afluria flu vaccine, a shot that caused convulsions in one percent of Australian infants who received it. To put this vaccine scandal in perspective, […]

MP names undercover policeman as man who firebombed Debenhams store (UK)

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TweetYum An undercover police officer firebombed a branch of Debenhams as part of his attempt to infiltrate a hardline group of animal rights activists, am MP has told Parliament. Bob Lambert, who used the alias Bob Robinson, was accused of involvement in the Animal Liberation Front’s bombing of the department store in Harrow, northwest London, […]

U.S. will hit debt ceiling on Monday, Treasury Secretary Geithner warns

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TweetYumTreasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said his department will take “extraordinary measures” to postpone a U.S. default for about two months while President Barack Obama and Congress work out a deficit-reduction deal. Geithner, in a letter to congressional leaders today, said the government will hit its statutory debt ceiling on Dec. 31. To avert a […]