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Paralyzed man loses High Court right-to-die case

http://www.bbc.co.uk

"A man paralysed from the neck down has lost his High Court case to allow doctors to end his life without fear of prosecution."

Even if you disagree with the idea of being assisted in taking ones own life, we should also realize that it is his own body, and no state or entity has the right to decide what he is allowed to do with his own body.

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US Copyright Group Sues Lawyer for Aiding BitTorrent Defendants

http://www.osnews.com

This particular story hosted on OSNews, a popular site for emerging OS information troubled me so much, I had to create an account here to share this. Evidently, The US Copyright groups suing torrent users for allegedly downloading movies from bit-torrent sites, is now suing a lawyer for providing effective legal defense for Innocent victims of US Corporate hit squads. Evidently, the Legal firm representing Big Media threatened to double the fine of anyone who tries to defend themselves. Is this not the definition of Extortion?

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CNN Host Calls for Crackdown on 'Bloggers' in Wake of Sherrod Incident

http://newsbusters.org

Anchors Kyra Phillips and John Roberts discussed the "mixed blessing of the internet," and agreed that there should be a crackdown on anonymous bloggers who disparage others on the internet.

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Charge a service fee on your restaurant menu, go to jail?

http://www.signonsandiego.com

Charge a service fee on your restaurant menu, go to jail?

A year in custody is the maximum penalty North Park restaurateur Jay Porter could face in the wake of legal action the San Diego City Attorney’s Office is planning against his popular Linkery restaurant for allegedly violating the state’s unfair-competition laws.

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Police raid Never Get Busted HQ, Barry Cooper arrested

http://trueslant.com

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Department raided the Never Get Busted headquarters in Travis County at approximately 6 p.m. on Tuesday night. Barry Cooper has been taken into custody.

Officers allegedly seized their computers, phones and other digital media. Barry is allegedly being charged with a misdemeanor offense. Candi claimed the charge is making a false report to a police officer, in relation to a sting operation her husband recently carried out against an officer in Liberty Hill, Texas.

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