Independent Journalists, Activists Politically Targeted in Criminal Hacking Campaign

by Jason Robinson posted from 21st Century Wire Now criminal hacking activity has drifted into the grass-roots political arena… The digital realm has never been more politicized as it is today. Never has the discourse in news and information been so diverse and expansive. Readers are happy, content consumers are happy. Many see this as […]

ACTA in UK: 10 Years in Jail for ‘Illegal Downloads’

RT March 3, 2012 UK web surfers have caught a grim glimpse of the future with Internet users being threatened with 10 years in jail for “illegal downloading” after a prominent music file-sharing site was shut down shortly after Britain signed the notorious ACTA bill. It is the first time such a move has been […]

New android software takes strangers out of pictures, but at what cost?

[Editor’s note: This might seem cool at first glance, but what are the other implications? How would pictures used as possible evidence to exonerate someone be affected? Does this smell of revision to anyone else? Please comment below] You’re on an idyllic vacation in a faraway land, setting up for a beautiful landscape shot with […]

Australia: Anti-vaccine group wins court victory

The New South Wales Supreme Court has ruled the state’s Health Care Complaints Commission should not have issued a public warning against a prominent anti-vaccination group. The Australian Vaccination Network (AVN) took the court action after the commission (HCCC) after the warning against it was issued in July 2010. The HCCC issued the warning after […]

Project backed by prominent Dem donor could interfere with military GPS

By Shaun Waterman-The Washington Times The boss of an upstart Virginia company said Wednesday that his firm is on the cusp of solving technical problems that have dogged its effort to build a nationwide high-speed wireless network that critics worry will cripple military and commercial navigation systems. “Watch this space,” Sanjiv Ahuja, CEO of Reston-based […]