Image of Five Creepy Things Your ISP Could Do if Congress Repeals the FCC’s Privacy Protections | Electronic Frontier Foundation
Five Creepy Things Your ISP Could Do if Congress Repeals the FCC’s Privacy Protections | Electronic Frontier Foundation
5. Selling your data to marketersWhich ISPs did it before? We don’t know—but they’re doing it as you read this!It’s no secret that many ISPs think they’re sitting on a gold mine of user data that they want to sell to marketers. What some people don’t realize is that some are already doing it. (Unfortunately they’re getting away with this for now because the FCC’s rules haven’t gone into effect yet... [Read More]
Image of NSA Spying | Electronic Frontier Foundation
NSA Spying | Electronic Frontier Foundation
The US government, with assistance from major telecommunications carriers including AT&T, has engaged in massive, illegal dragnet surveillance of the domestic communications and communications records of millions of ordinary Americans since at least 2001. Since this was first reported on by the press and discovered by the public in late 2005, EFF has been at the forefront of the effort to stop... [Read More]
Image of The Foilies 2017 | Electronic Frontier Foundation : Recognizing the Year’s Worst in Government Transparency
The Foilies 2017 | Electronic Frontier Foundation : Recognizing the Year’s Worst in Government Transparency
A thick fog is rolling in over Sunshine Week (March 12-18), the annual event when government transparency advocates raise awareness about the importance of access to public records.  We are entering an age when officials at the highest levels seek to discredit critical reporting with “alternative facts,” “fake news” slurs, and selective access to press conferences—while making their own claim... [Read More]
Image of Exclusive: North Korea has no fear of U.S. sanctions move, will pursue nuclear arms - envoy| Reuters
Exclusive: North Korea has no fear of U.S. sanctions move, will pursue nuclear arms - envoy| Reuters
By Stephanie Nebehay | GENEVAGENEVA North Korea has nothing to fear from any U.S. move to broaden sanctions aimed at cutting it off from the global financial system and will pursue "acceleration" of its nuclear and missile programs, a North Korean envoy told Reuters on Tuesday.This includes developing a "pre-emptive first strike capability" and an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM), said C... [Read More]
Image of NSA Documents Prove Surveillance of Donald Trump & His Family » Alex Jones' Infowars
NSA Documents Prove Surveillance of Donald Trump & His Family » Alex Jones' Infowars
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Infowars.com have obtained credible information from law enforcement sources regarding individual records of U.S. citizens under National Security Agency (NSA) electronic surveillance in the years 2004 through 2010 – a database that suggests both Donald J. Trump and Alex Jones were under illegal, unauthorized government monitoring during those years.Michael Zullo, formerly the c... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-1000s in UK protest Islamophobia, racism
PressTV-1000s in UK protest Islamophobia, racism
Thousands of people have taken to the streets in London to protest against rising sentiments of Islamophobia, racism and anti-refugee motions in the country.Protesters gathered in London’s parliament square on Saturday as they were united against racism and Islamophobia and supportive of refugee and migrants.They arrived at Portland Place in Central London at around midday while holding banners wi... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-Half in UK unaware of Saudi war in Yemen: Poll
PressTV-Half in UK unaware of Saudi war in Yemen: Poll
Over half of people in the United Kingdom are unaware of Saudi Arabia’s war against Yemen, despite Britain being a key supporter of the military aggression that is entering its third year and has killed thousands of civilians.Only 49 percent of British people knew of the war that the Saudis have waged in Yemen since March 2015, according to a YouGov poll seen exclusively by The Independent.The fig... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-Qatar owns more of London than Queen
PressTV-Qatar owns more of London than Queen
A report published by a British newspaper has revealed that Qatari investors are in possession of more property in London than the city’s mayor and even the Queen.The Telegraph said in a Friday report that Qatar has become one of the biggest landlords in the British capital over the past ten years, currently owning 24 million square feet of the city's prime real estate.Data from the research firm ... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-British Queen signs Brexit bill into law
PressTV-British Queen signs Brexit bill into law
The British Queen has authorized Prime Minister Theresa May to begin the process of leaving the European Union by signing the Brexit bill.The Speaker of the House of Commons in Parliament, John Bercow, announced Thursday that the EU (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill has received Royal Assent from Queen Elizabeth II.The bill, which was passed by Parliament on Monday, allows the prime minister to no... [Read More]
Image of Germany's Schulz to set out plan for taking down Merkel
Germany's Schulz to set out plan for taking down Merkel
Berlin (AFP) - Martin Schulz on Sunday officially becomes Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief challenger in Germany's September general election and will lay out his plans for unseating the world's most powerful woman.The bearded Social Democrat, already credited with giving his ailing party a strong shot in the arm, will be anointed SPD leader and standard bearer at a one-day congress in Berlin.Germ... [Read More]
Image of 30 Countries Are Refusing To Take Back Criminal Illegals | The Daily Caller
30 Countries Are Refusing To Take Back Criminal Illegals | The Daily Caller
Approximately 30 countries are refusing to accept the deportations of illegal immigrants who have committed serious crimes in the U.S., according to Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar.While these countries are refusing to accept the deportations of these criminals, the U.S. government is still issuing visas and student visas to citizens of those countries, according to the Texan congressman. There is alread... [Read More]
Image of Mini-nukes and mosquito-like robot weapons being primed for future warfare
Mini-nukes and mosquito-like robot weapons being primed for future warfare
Several countries are developing nanoweapons that could unleash attacks using mini-nuclear bombs and insect-like lethal robots.While it may be the stuff of science fiction today, the advancement of nanotechnology in the coming years will make it a bigger threat to humanity than conventional nuclear weapons, according to an expert. The U.S., Russia and China are believed to be investing billions on... [Read More]
Image of How to become a Councillor in Essex, England UK
How to become a Councillor in Essex, England UK
Councillors are elected by the community to represent the interests of local people. Their work normally involves:    attending council and committee meetings    making or help shape decisions on local services    representing the council on other organisations    helping the council to achieve its corporate aims    ch... [Read More]
Image of 'Fit for work' tests cause 'suicidal thoughts' and must be 'redesigned completely'
'Fit for work' tests cause 'suicidal thoughts' and must be 'redesigned completely'
Controversial ‘fit for work’ tests, otherwise known as Work Capability Assessments (WCA), “are fundamentally discriminatory to people with mental health conditions” and must be “redesigned completely”, according to a damning new report that reveals the truly devastating impact of the tests on already vulnerable people.Professor Abigail Marks and Dr Sue Cowan from Heriot-Watt University, together w... [Read More]
Image of People with mental health conditions denied equal access to the benefits system
People with mental health conditions denied equal access to the benefits system
People suffering with debilitating mental health conditions are to be denied equal access to the disability benefits system, after the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) instructed assessors to openly discriminate against mentally ill benefit claimants.New guidelines handed out by the DWP instructs assessors not to consider the physical aspects of mental illness in the same way as physical dis... [Read More]
Image of DWP confirm existing ESA claimants will not be affected by £30 a week cut - sort of
DWP confirm existing ESA claimants will not be affected by £30 a week cut - sort of
Welfare Weekly Freedom of Information (FOI) request:“Proposed changes to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) will see payments for new claimants placed within the Work Related Activity Group (WRAG) reduced by around £30 a week, bringing the sickness and disability benefit inline with Jobseeker’s Allowance.“The Government has stated that existing claimants will be unaffected by these changes. It... [Read More]
Image of Over 30 charities call on the DWP to rethink 'damaging' disability benefit changes
Over 30 charities call on the DWP to rethink 'damaging' disability benefit changes
Chief Executives of over thirty UK charities have written to the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Penny Mordaunt, calling on the minister to rethink damaging changes to Personal Independence Payments (PIP).The DWP recently announced that it will rewrite the law, denying higher PIP payments for tens of thousands of people with debilitating mental health conditions, after tribunals rul... [Read More]
Image of Philip Hammond scraps national insurance rise for the self-employed
Philip Hammond scraps national insurance rise for the self-employed
This article titled “Philip Hammond scraps national insurance rise for the self-employed” was written by Heather Stewart and Peter Walker, for theguardian.com on Wednesday 15th March 2017 12.27 UTCPhilip Hammond has dropped plans to increase national insurance contributions (NICs) for the self-employed, conceding that it breached the wording of the Conservative manifesto.In a letter to Andrew Tyri... [Read More]
Image of Number of UK workers on zero-hours contracts at 'record high'
Number of UK workers on zero-hours contracts at 'record high'
The number of UK workers in zero-hours employment has rocketed to reach a staggering 905,000 people, according to figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).Data published by the ONS on Wednesday shows the number of people in zero-hours employment has increased by 101,000 over the past year alone, as unions and opposition parties urge the government to get to grips with the cont... [Read More]
Image of Feds Hit Debt Limit—Again; Debt Now Exceeds Limit Set in 2008 by $8,550,505,000,000
Feds Hit Debt Limit—Again; Debt Now Exceeds Limit Set in 2008 by $8,550,505,000,000
CNSNews.com) - With the close of business today, the period in which Congress suspended any legal limit on the federal debt expires and as of tomorrow the limit on the federal debt will be set at whatever the level of debt happens to be.Since President Barack Obama signed the “Bipartisan Budget Act” on Nov. 2, 2015 there had been no legal limit on the amount of money the federal government could b... [Read More]
Image of Roger Stone: Hit & Run “Could Be” Russian Hacking Scandal Retaliation « CBS Miami
Roger Stone: Hit & Run “Could Be” Russian Hacking Scandal Retaliation « CBS Miami
POMPANO BEACH (CBSMiami) – Roger Stone, the longtime advisor to President Donald Trump, said he was the victim of a hit-and-run driver Wednesday morning in Pompano Beach.“They just came at us full force,” Stone told CBS4 News. “The driver then threw it in reverse and took off.”Stone, who has previously admitted to having “back-channel” communications with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and who m... [Read More]
Image of Amazon is going to kill more American jobs than China did - MarketWatch
Amazon is going to kill more American jobs than China did - MarketWatch
Rex NuttingAmazon.com has been crowing about its plans to create 100,000 American jobs in the next year, but as with other recent job-creation announcements, that figure is meaningless without context.What Amazon AMZN, +0.05%  won’t tell us is that every job created at Amazon destroys one or two or three others. What Jeff Bezos doesn’t want you to know is that Amazon is going to destroy more ... [Read More]
Image of House Intel Committee seeks names of Obama officials who requested 'unmasking' of Americans picked up on surveillance
House Intel Committee seeks names of Obama officials who requested 'unmasking' of Americans picked up on surveillance
(CNN)The leaders of the House Intelligence Committee asked the three leaders of the intelligence community Wednesday about any time during the last seven months of the Obama administration whenever any of its agents and officials improperly named, or "unmasked," and disseminated the identities of American citizens picked up in intelligence collection.Chairman Devin Nunes, R-California, and Ranking... [Read More]
Image of 20th Century Fox Apologizes for 'Fake News' Ads for New Film - Rolling Stone
20th Century Fox Apologizes for 'Fake News' Ads for New Film - Rolling Stone
20th Century Fox has issued an apology after a marketing campaign tied to the upcoming horror film A Cure for Wellness was blamed for spreading "fake news" to tens of thousands of people.The marketing team behind the Gore Verbinski-directed film created convincing websites for real-sounding newspapers like the Salt Lake City Guardian and the Houston Leader, which then posted fake stories like "Tru... [Read More]
Image of Le Pen plans to offer Poland & Hungary cooperation in ‘dismantling’ EU — RT News
Le Pen plans to offer Poland & Hungary cooperation in ‘dismantling’ EU — RT News
French right-wing leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said if she wins France’s presidential elections this year she wants to propose to Poland and Hungary that they collaborate in dismantling the EU, Polish media reported. “I think we can work on many points together. If I become the president [of France] tomorrow, I will talk to [Hungarian PM Viktor] Orban about what seems unacceptab... [Read More]
Image of Confirmed: Treasury Says Obama Stole From Fannie, Freddie Investors to Fund Obamacare » Alex Jones' Infowars
Confirmed: Treasury Says Obama Stole From Fannie, Freddie Investors to Fund Obamacare » Alex Jones' Infowars
Jerome Corsi | Infowars.com -WASHINGTON, D.C. – A careful analysis of the Treasury Department’s “Agency Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2013” provides evidence the Obama administration stole from Fannie and Freddie investors to fund Obamacare.Guided by a CPA, who worked for two years for a major U.S. accounting firm as an outside auditor for Freddie Mac, Infowars.com has documented in the Treasur... [Read More]
Image of The Tawdry Triumph Of Talk Radio | The Huffington Post
The Tawdry Triumph Of Talk Radio | The Huffington Post
IN THE last half-century, driving across America one could hear the screech of anger — first, as tinny rants amid the static of a fading AM signal, later as the frenzied yet insinuating voices of talk-show hosts who enriched themselves by peddling lies, slanders, paranoia, conspiracy theories, and unreasoning rage meant to create a hothouse of hysteria. But the frenzy has burst its bounds. The mal... [Read More]
Image of Media pivots on Trump’s prosecutor purge after learning Clinton, Obama did the same
Media pivots on Trump’s prosecutor purge after learning Clinton, Obama did the same
Media outrage over the Trump administration’s resolution to sack 46 federal prosecutors landed with a thud once they have been rapidly reminded that former Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama had performed the same factor, however some in the press have pivoted with a brand new spin.It’s outrageous, NBC’s Chuck Todd mentioned, as a result of Attorney General Jeff Sessions (who was summarily f... [Read More]
Image of FLASHBACK VIDEO : In 1993 Janet Reno Fired ALL 93 US Attorneys in One Day – TruthFeed
FLASHBACK VIDEO : In 1993 Janet Reno Fired ALL 93 US Attorneys in One Day – TruthFeed
While liberals are freaking out over Attorney General Jeff Sessions firing 46 US attorney’s, people forget that Bill Clinton’s AG Janet Reno did the same thing back in 1993. [Read More]
Image of FLASHBACK: When Bill Clinton Had 93 U.S. Attorneys FIRED IN ONE DAY (VIDEO) – American Lookout
FLASHBACK: When Bill Clinton Had 93 U.S. Attorneys FIRED IN ONE DAY (VIDEO) – American Lookout
Tom FranklinAttorney General Jeff Sessions requested the resignations of Obama holdovers in the Department of Justice.Predictably, the Dishonest Media went crazy.Liberals said there’s something bad behind this. They said Trump must be wanting to stop corruption investigations. They said this is an affront to everything everyone holds dear.Here’s one example about Preet Bharara from CNN:The problem... [Read More]
Image of European Court of Justice rules employers can ban Muslim workers from wearing headscarves | London Evening Standard
European Court of Justice rules employers can ban Muslim workers from wearing headscarves | London Evening Standard
Employers are within their rights to ban workers from wearing religious symbols including headscarves, the European Courts of Justice has ruled.Private employers may bar staff from wearing Islamic headscarves and other visible religious symbols under certain conditions, the European Union's top court ruled on Tuesday.The decision was the first to be made over the issue of women wearing headscarves... [Read More]
Image of German official wants $53M fines for social media hate posts
German official wants $53M fines for social media hate posts
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's justice minister is proposing fines of up to 50 million euros ($53 million) for social networking sites that fail to swiftly remove illegal content, such as hate speech or defamatory "fake news."The plan announced Tuesday marks a further step in Germany's attempt to impose its strict domestic laws against incitement on the free-wheeling world of online chatter.Justice Mini... [Read More]
Turkey Says "Migrant Deal Has Ended", May Unleash Millions Of Refugees | Zero Hedge
As we noted moments ago, the tit-for-tat aggression resumed its escalation between Turkey and the Netherlands, with Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus exclaiming from Ankara that "Europe's politicians are under fascist, neo-nazi influence" and in response, Turkey will suspend all high-level diplomatic meetings and cancel all flight permissions for Dutch politicians.As part of its furiou... [Read More]
Image of Kim Jong-un threatens ‘MERCILESS’ attack on America | World | News | Express.co.uk
Kim Jong-un threatens ‘MERCILESS’ attack on America | World | News | Express.co.uk
Joey MillarTrump ready to use 'full range of capabilities' against North KoreaHe said he would attack his Western enemies from “ground, air, sea and underwater” in a sabre-rattling statement released through state media. The propaganda press agency KCNA indicated the blood-thirsty despot was becoming increasingly agitated by the joint military drills south of the border. A statement attributed to ... [Read More]
Image of Russia urges US to explain CIA hacking exposed by WikiLeaks » Alex Jones' Infowars
Russia urges US to explain CIA hacking exposed by WikiLeaks » Alex Jones' Infowars
Moscow has urged US intelligence services to provide a detailed and open response to WikiLeaks’ accusations of CIA hacking activities as #Vault7 constitutes a serious threat to international security, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.“We’d really like the security services in Washington to respond fully and openly to the released documents with specific facts, and if this informat... [Read More]
Image of Trump's Accomplishments: The First 50 Days » Alex Jones' Infowars
Trump's Accomplishments: The First 50 Days » Alex Jones' Infowars
With Donald Trump approaching his first 50 days in office and with today’s news that the U.S. has added 235,000 new jobs, it’s truly astounding to consider what Trump has achieved in just the short time he has been president.Here’s a list of Trump’s accomplishments so far;– Trump is already beginning to fulfil his promise of being the best jobs president ever.U.S. employers added jobs beyond expec... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-Iran condemns new Saudi slaughter in Yemen
PressTV-Iran condemns new Saudi slaughter in Yemen
Iran has strongly condemned a Saudi military attack against a marketplace in the Yemeni city of al-Hudaydah, which killed 26 civilians.The Friday attack, which also wounded 10 other Yemenis in the western city, was followed by flyovers by Saudi warplanes that were meant to keep medical staff off the premises.Speaking on Saturday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi lambasted the incr... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-‘US and Saudi committing genocide in Yemen’
PressTV-‘US and Saudi committing genocide in Yemen’
There has been no real coverage in the American media for the genocide being committed by the US and Saudi military in Yemen because it is considered former President Barack Obama's war, American political analyst Myles Hoenig says.Hoenig, a former Green Party candidate for Congress, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Friday, a day after after a high-ranking US military commander sa... [Read More]
Image of John McAfee: CIA Has Failed Its Mandate to Protect the American People » Alex Jones' Infowars
John McAfee: CIA Has Failed Its Mandate to Protect the American People » Alex Jones' Infowars
The alleged CIA practice of deliberately keeping software exploits unpatched for potential access is like not giving sick people penicillin, said John McAfee, the creator of McAfee antivirus, on the latest WikiLeaks data trove.The anti-secrecy website on Tuesday published a trove of classified documents related to the US arsenal of cyberweapons. Among other things, WikiLeaks alleged that the CIA f... [Read More]
Image of Light war: space-based lasers among Beijing's high-tech arms | Asia Times
Light war: space-based lasers among Beijing's high-tech arms | Asia Times
China’s military is developing powerful lasers, electromagnetic railguns and high-power microwave weapons for use in a future “light war” involving space-based attacks on satellites.Beijing’s push to produce so-called directed-energy weapons aims to neutralize America’s key strategic advantage: the web of intelligence, communication and navigation satellites enabling military strikes of unparallel... [Read More]
Image of State DMV backs allowing self-driving cars with no human on board - San Francisco Chronicle
State DMV backs allowing self-driving cars with no human on board - San Francisco Chronicle
Self-driving cars with no human behind the wheel — or, for that matter, any steering wheel at all — may soon appear on California’s public roads, under regulations state officials proposed Friday.The rules represent a delicate balance, trying to ensure the safety of a new technology many people don’t trust while avoiding tough restrictions that could send car companies fleeing to other states.Unti... [Read More]