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Bastard Bankers JP Morgan Chase, US Federal Reserve Bank, HSBC, Others – Global Exposé #OTB

No Banks

Preface This will undoubtedly be the most important post on this site since our launch in August 2010. I will start off by saying that this intelligence, research, and reporting has been going on for about the last three years,

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Posted in Censorship, Economy, Free Speech, Political Censorship, Special Report, US News, World News

Bastard Bankers JP Morgan Chase Face Scrutiny Over Crooked Trading Practices #OTB

Bastard Bankers

A new U.S. Senate report is sharply condemning the country’s biggest bank, JPMorgan Chase, for its risky trading practices and lack of controls that resulted in a $6 billion trading loss last year. Democratic Senator Carl Levin of Michigan, the

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Special Report

Censorship: 2011 in Review – Fighting the Internet Blacklist Bill

By Parker Higgins | Sourced from (Creative Commons License) | As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2011 and discussing where we are in the fight for

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

SOPA / PIPA Take a Beating From Activist Groups and YOU!

We’re hearing it from Senate offices, and we’re hearing it from people who’ve been bombarding Washington with calls: The phones in the Capitol have been ringing off the hooks this week. It’s having an impact: just days ago Hollywood’s head

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

Even Though SOPA / PIPA Are Hot Topics, Remember DMCA Already Has Significant Problems

A number of folks on both sides of the SOPA/PIPA debates have noted the seeming “irony” that the anti-SOPA/PIPA folks keep pointing to the DMCA and complaining about how SOPA/PIPA will undermine the DMCA. After all, many in the tech

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Posted in Free Speech, Freedom of Expression, Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship, Media Censorship, Music Censorship

Censorship in America: Call Your Senators Today and Tell Them To Vote Against Censoring The Internet

As mentioned last week, there’s a big push going on by the MPAA and the US Chamber of Commerce (the largest lobbying organization in the world) to get PROTECT IP voted on and approved in the next few days or

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Posted in Free Speech, Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship


The Internet Censorship Bill took a massive beating last week (yeah, you did that!) but drug companies, movie studios and the Chamber of Commerce do *not* go down easy. Now– get this– they’re telling Congress it’s a “jobs” bill. This

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Posted in Free Speech, Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Internet Censorship: PROTECT IP Renamed E-PARASITES Act; Would Create The Great Firewall Of America

As was unfortunately expected, the House version of PROTECT IP has been released (embedded below) and it’s ridiculously bad. Despite promises from Rep. Goodlatte, there has been no serious effort to fix the problems of the Senate bill, and it’s

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Obama Signs Patriot Act Extension

U.S. President Barack Obama has signed into law a four-year extension of parts of a controversial domestic surveillance law, just before the provisions were to expire Thursday. U.S. lawmakers raced Thursday to pass the extension to the USA Patriot Act. 

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Posted in Human Rights

Feb 24, 1868: President Andrew Johnson Impeached

The U.S. House of Representatives votes 11 articles of impeachment against President Andrew Johnson, nine of which cite Johnson’s removal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, a violation of the Tenure of Office Act. The House vote made President

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