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Online Activists, Hackers Recent Actions Getting Under the Skin of Government Officials

In light of recent attacks by internet activist groups, the United States and other Governments are finally realizing that the threat of attack is very real indeed. Anonymous Turkey About a week ago, Officials in Turkey arrested 32 members of clandestine

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U.S. Underwrites Internet Detour Around Censors

The Obama administration is leading a global effort to deploy “shadow” Internet and mobile phone systems that dissidents can use to undermine repressive governments that seek to silence them by censoring or shutting down telecommunications networks. The effort includes secretive

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LGBT Activists Launch Boycott Against Chik-fil-A, Conservative Christians’ Response: Buy “Jesus Chicken”

By Steven D | Sourced from Booman Tribune Chik-fil-A makes “Jesus Chicken” doncha know. And now I suppose I have to answer the inevitable question: what makes Chik-fil-A chicken so good that the Son of God has given it his

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Religious Censorship

White House Condemns Latest WikiLeaks Disclosure

The White House on Monday condemned the disclosure of hundreds of U.S. military documents originally obtained by the website WikiLeaks that detail secret reports about more than 700 people held since 2002 at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay,

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Posted in Human Rights

Why Are Conservatives Obsessed With the Sex Lives of College Kids?

Peering into the bedrooms of grownups and judging their private activities is infantilizing. There are stronger strategies for promoting positive sexual agency. Source: AlterNet – By Shira Tarrant The media’s freaking out about hooking up. Again. Joining the media in

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

American Protest Singer Agreed to Chinese Censorship

Source: Freemuse The 69-year-old American folk singer Bob Dylan, famous for his songs against injustice and for civil rights, agreed to perform in China only with a heavily censored list of songs — which caused an uproar in his home

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US Media Outlets Criticised For Their WikiLeaks Stance

Source: Index on Censorship – By Emily Badger One of the oddest strands of the WikiLeaks story in the US over the past year — and this week marks the one-year anniversary of the release of the “collateral murder” video

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

A Look Back 30 Years: Top 25 Censored News Stories of 1981 – #15. 1981 — YEAR OF THE UNREPORTED SOLAR ENERGY ECLIPSE

At a time in our history when energy is at a premium, when the Rapid Deployment Force is being developed to protect our “energy interests” in the Persian Gulf, an alternative source of energy, one with unlimited potential, is being

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A Look Back 30 Years: Top 25 Censored News Stories of 1981 – #21. AMERICA’S NEW TEAPOT DOME ENERGY SCANDAL

Teapot Dome, the site of a scandal that rocked Republican President Harding‘s administration, is now a small part of a growing national energy scandal, involving billions of dollars, which has yet to be put together by the news media. *

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US Calls Violence Against Protesters in Yemen ‘Appalling’

Source: VOA   The Obama administration has condemned shooting by Yemeni security forces against anti-government protesters that left at least 12 dead on Monday.   U.S. State Department spokesman Mark Toner called the violence in the cities of Taiz and

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Posted in Human Rights

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