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Internet Censorship: Top Hacker Turns Snitch, Alleged ‘Anonymous’ Leaders Busted

Several alleged leaders of the international hacking organization “Anonymous” are not anonymous anymore. U.S. officials Tuesday announced the arrests of six high-profile hackers, including Hector Xavier Monsegur. Documents filed in a federal court in New York indicate that Monsegur, known

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Posted in Free Speech, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Free Speech: Occupy Wall Street Protesters’ Rights Violated By Police

Occupy Wall Street activists took their protest against social inequality and corporate greed to New York’s Financial District Thursday, as police kept demonstrators from Wall Street itself.  Minor skirmishes reported between protesters and police. Police used barricades to shunt demonstrators

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Posted in Free Speech, Freedom of Expression, Government Control, Human Rights

Free Speech: We Have a First Amendment Right to Protest — So Why All These Arrests Around Occupy Wall Street?

Many of those detained won’t face charges, but the arrests take them off the streets. By Joshua Holland On Saturday night, 175 members of Occupy Chicago were arrested after refusing to comply with a curfew the city had imposed on

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Posted in Free Speech

Scores Arrested at #OccupyWallStreet Protests in New York & Rome

Police in New York arrested more than 70 protesters Saturday, including dozens in Times Square, as part of a month-long global demonstration against what protesters call corporate greed. Police in riot gear, and others on horses tried to push protesters

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Posted in Human Rights

#OccupyWallStreet Protest Cleanup Also Aims for Wall Street Cleanup

Anti-Wall Street demonstrators in New York City have pre-empted the official cleanup and potential dispersal of their protest by cleaning up the park where the action is taking place themselves.  And the movement against corporate excess is now spreading overseas.

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Posted in Human Rights

#OccupyWallStreet: US Activists Protest in Washington, One Arrested

Occupy Wall Street / Occupy DC Washington’s National Air and Space Museum was closed late Saturday after a large group of demonstrators tried to push past security guards and enter the building. Smithsonian Institution officials say at least one demonstrator

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Posted in Human Rights, Political Censorship

#OccupyWallStreet Protest Joined by Labor, Community Groups

Written by Carolyn Weaver | New York City #OccupyWallStreet protestors were joined Wednesday by labor unions and community organizers demonstrating in New York against what they see as economic injustice. The “Occupy Wall Street” protesters, who have camped out in

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights, Political Censorship

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters in NYC Decry Corruption, Greed

Carolyn Weaver | New York Since mid-September, several hundred protesters have been camped out on a plaza in the heart of New York’s financial district. They call their leaderless movement “Occupy Wall Street” and they are opposed to what they

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Posted in Human Rights

Cop Caught Macing “Occupy Wall Street” Protesters a Second Time, NYPD Launches Investigation

The comically named New York policeman Anthony “Tony” Bologna has now been caught macing #OccupyWallSt protesters without apparent provocation not once, but twice. The Guardian reports that new footage of Officer Bologna macing protesters emerged yesterday, and that the NYPD is

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Posted in Human Rights, Political Censorship

New York City Mandates Comprehensive Sex Education in Public Schools

You have to hand it to New York City for doing the right thing(s) for sexual health and rights lately. First, the city passed a law mandating that crisis pregnancy centers, which use misinformation and ideology to misdirect women trying to make

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Posted in Censorship, Government Control

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