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British citizens arrested for online comments while jihadis roam free

“Following the savage terror attack by Muslims in London in which eight people were killed and another 48 wounded, British police made 25 arrests for “hate crimes.” [Blogger Comment: Notice the quotation marks.] Meanwhile, 12 potential terrorists arrested in connection … Continue reading

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Samsung’s smartphones can listen to and watch web activity while monitoring emails

“SAMSUNG phones use technology which can spy on what you’re reading and watching online – and monitor emails in your inbox. The phones switch onto spy mode after they are alerted by a “beacon” often embedded in web pages or … Continue reading

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“Amazon shares break above $1,000 for the first time ever”

“Shares of Amazon crossed $1,000 per share on Tuesday, the first time ever, and a long way from the company’s 52-week low of $682.12… Amazon has split three times since its IPO in 1997. In 1998, it issued a two-for-one … Continue reading

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Good News: “FCC votes 2-1 to advance repeal of Obama-era internet rules”

“The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 2-1 on Thursday to advance a Republican plan to reverse the Obama administration’s 2015 “net neutrality” order.” http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fcc-neutrality-idUSKCN18E2H7 Net neutrality existed before Obama was in office. Obama’s new set of rules would pass ownership … Continue reading

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“New FCC chair vows to shrink industry regulations”

” The new Republican chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, vowed to pare back outdated commission regulations… He opposed many rules imposed by the Obama administration, including net neutrality, broadband privacy and media ownership limits…” https://www.yahoo.com/tech/fcc-chair-vows-shrink-industry-regulations-172333475–finance.html

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Internet Cut: “Mystery swirls around Assange’s status”

“Midway through releasing a series of damaging disclosures about U.S. presidential contender Hillary Clinton, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says his hosts at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London abruptly cut him off from the internet…. In follow-up messages posted Tuesday, the … Continue reading

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‘Cruz slams Obama for ‘internet giveaway'”

“”Today our country faces a threat to the internet as we know it. In 22 short days, if Congress fails to act, the Obama administration intends to give away the internet to an international body akin to the United Nations,” … Continue reading

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