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

Torrent 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 […]

Auschwitz Survivor on Palestine

Auschwitz survivor Dr. Hajo Meyer talks about the differences between the Nazi’s treatment of the Jews and the Palestinians today. Meyer expresses in impassioned terms his dismay at what he sees as the moral collapse of contemporary Israeli society and the worldwide Jewish community as a whole. Meyer is a member of “A Different Jewish […]

Gen. David Petraeus: ‘The troops can’t quit’

(WASHINGTON POST)   “It’s ‘open the envelope time,’ ” Gen. David Petraeus told his security team as his SUV approached the White House on June 21, 2011, for his final meeting with President Obama on the drawdown of forces from Afghanistan. Petraeus had returned to Washington from his command in Kabul for consultations with Obama on the […]

Low-Tax Cigarettes, Made in Store, Draw City Lawsuit

By SAM ROBERTS, NYTimes.com Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar, as Freud supposedly said, but when is a cigarette a cigarette? The city filed suit last week against a “roll your own” cigarette shop in Chinatown and a related one on Staten Island, where a pack of cigarettes can cost less than $ 5, […]

UK and U.S. ‘draw up joint plan to attack Iran’: Evidence of nuclear programme raises tension in Middle East

The UK and U.S. are drawing up plans to attack Iran amid growing tensions in the Middle East, it was claimed last night. Barack Obama and David Cameron are preparing for war after reports that Iran now has enough enriched uranium for four nuclear weapons. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s hardline regime in Tehran has been linked […]

US crime predicting technology tests draw Minority Report comparisons

By Nick Allen, Telegraph UK Using cameras and sensors the “pre-crime” system measures and tracks changes in a person’s body movements, the pitch of their voice and the rhythm of their speech. It also monitors breathing patterns, eye movements, blink rate and alterations in body heat, which are used to assess an individual’s likelihood to […]