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Britain flooded with ‘brand police’ to protect sponsors

Martin Hickman The Independent “Olympics organisers have warned businesses that during London 2012 their advertising should not include a list of banned words….” Hundreds of uniformed Olympics officers will begin touring the country today enforcing sponsors’ multimillion-pound marketing deals, in … Continue reading

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Theater shooting highlights difficulties with lone offenders and ‘soft targets,’ said NJ fusion center

Mark Rockwell gsnmagazine.com An incident assessment issued by the New Jersey intelligence fusion center in the hours after the mass shooting in Colorado showed that although law enforcement didn’t believe terrorism was involved, it illustrated the pernicious security difficulties with … Continue reading

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Guitar Frets: Environmental Enforcement Leaves Musicians in Fear

Source: WSJ Federal agents swooped in on Gibson Guitar Wednesday, raiding factories and offices in Memphis and Nashville, seizing several pallets of wood, electronic files and guitars. The Feds are keeping mum, but in a statement yesterday Gibson’s chairman and … Continue reading

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Woman Sues City of Tulsa For Cutting Down Her Edible Garden

Lori Fullbright News On 6 TULSA, Oklahoma – A Tulsa woman is suing the city’s code enforcement officers after she said they cut down her garden with no cause. Denise Morrison said she has more than 100 plant varieties in … Continue reading

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The OxyContin Express

Awesome House Media vimeo.com In this Peabody Award-winning edition of Vanguard, correspondent Mariana van Zeller travels to South Florida–the “Colombia of prescription drugs”–to expose a bustling pill pipeline that stretches from the beaches of Ft. Lauderdale to the rolling hills … Continue reading

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DNA-Destroying Chip Being Embedded Into Mobile Phones

Before It’s News According to Dr. Boian Alexandrov at the Center for Nonlinear Studies at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, terahertz (THz) waves destroy human DNA. The waves literally unzip the helix strand. Now a team of technologists … Continue reading

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Vital protection or sinister addition to our surveillance society? The spy camera hidden in traffic wardens’ ID badges

Martin Delgado Daily Mail It looks like a standard identity badge, giving the traffic warden’s number and confirming that he is an officer of the local council. But a closer examination of the card pinned to the warden’s jacket reveals … Continue reading

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Police spy on web, phone usage with no warrants

Philip Dorling Sydney Morning Herald LAW enforcement and government departments are accessing vast quantities of phone and internet usage data without warrants, prompting warnings from the Greens of a growing ”surveillance state” and calls by privacy groups for tighter controls. … Continue reading

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House memo: Entire goal of Fast and Furious was a failure

Dennis Wagner USA Today Mexican cartel suspects targeted in the troubled gun-trafficking probe known as Operation Fast and Furious were actually working as FBI informants at the time, according to a congressional memo that describes the case’s mission as a … 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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