Small Arizona Town In Furor After 2nd Citizen Arrested For Speaking At Town Meeting
The town of Quartzsite, AZ, population 3,466, is in disarray after a video showing police hauling away a citizen for speaking at the town meeting podium went viral. The woman was saying that the town council had been violating open meeting laws.Read more »
Earlier this week members of the hacker collective, and specifically a sub-group known as the People’s Liberation Front, (PLF) launched two new leaking sites, LocalLeaks.tk (not to be confused with the similarly named Localeaks.com) and HackerLeaks.tk. Both hope to receive documents through an anonymous submissions channel, analyze them, and then distribute them to the press to get “maximum exposure and political impact.”Read more »
The hacker group Anonymous on Monday declared war against the city of Orlando, Florida, over the arrest of people handing out food to homeless people.Read more »
Zachrey Harris will serve 20 days in jail and spend two years on probation for using racial slurs against a Nigerian student a Boulder district judge has ruled.Read more »
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the Electronic Frontier Foundation has reviewed the terms of service for WSJ's Safehouse and Al-Jazeera's Transparency Unit and found that there is little to no wistleblower protections. both have disclaimers about sharing any or all information with law enforcement.Read more »
The Board of Directors at Goshen College, a private, pacifistic liberal arts college in Indiana, asked President James E. Brenneman to find an alternative to playing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at sporting events.Read more »
Independent video journalist, Dave Ridley was arrested yesterday for walking backwards slowly while covering the visit of Vice President Biden to Nashua, New Hampshire.Read more »
BLACKSBURG, S.C. — The Rutherford Institute has come to the defense of a 73-year-old Virginia resident who was allegedly ordered by a park ranger to remove his car from a national military park in South Carolina because of political messages attached to his vehicle.Read more »
Today I was harassed and ticketed by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority police at the entrance to the Long Island Railroad portion of Penn Station on W. 34th St. for lawfully photographing armed soldiers and police. Please excuse the darkness of the majority of this piece of media as I had the video cam in my pocket to pick up audio which goes in and out at times but gives you an idea of some of that which was said by the officers and myself.
Poster's note: Pay close attention at 3:10, awesome exchange. That's how it's done.
And what's with the soldiers in the streets anyway?Read more »
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