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ACTA in UK: 10 years in jail for a download?

RT 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 … Continue reading

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UK fuel poverty deaths ‘horrifying’

Press TV New research has revealed that the number of British people who die due to fuel poverty is three times more than what the government has estimated, with campaigners calling the number “horrifying.” A research study carried out by … Continue reading

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UK Minister says website blocking proposals “imminent”

Monica Horten IPtegrity The British government is about to unveil proposals to block the Internet for copyright enforcement purposes. The confirmation came in a Parliamentary debate yesterday on Intellectual Property, in which pro-copyright MPs had a little ‘chit-chat’ about the … Continue reading

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Will TPP open the door to Frankenstein food in Japan?

Hugh Ashton Majirox News TOKYO (majirox news) — Genetically modified crops and organisms (GM and GMOs), according to their promoters, offer greater efficiency in production, resistance against disease and pests, and overall greater profitability for all. On the face of … Continue reading

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Study shows memory loss can start as early as 45

Source: Reuters Loss of memory and other brain function can start as early as age 45, posing a big challenge to scientists looking for new ways to stave off dementia, researchers said Thursday. The finding from a 10-year study of … Continue reading

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Syrian NGOs Working Directly With British Government

Source: AP In May 2011’s article “The Siege of Syria,” it was reported: The coverage by the corporate-owned Western media exclusively relies on ‘activists inside and outside the country,’ the London-based ‘Syrian Human Rights Monitoring Centre’ which apparently has no … Continue reading

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UK’s secret policy on torture revealed

Source: The Guardian Exclusive: Document shows intelligence officers instructed to weigh importance of information sought against pain inflicted A top-secret document revealing how MI6 and MI5 officers were allowed to extract information from prisoners being illegally tortured overseas has been … Continue reading

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