A China-born U.S. citizen and award-winning inventor of emission control systems for autos, Hu has written to the police who investigated him for infringing commercial secrets and met with the prosecutors who dropped the charges for lack of evidence. Yet he has not been allowed to leave - nor told why.
-"Kelvin" in ColoradoRead more »
Police pay and number of citations apparently have a direct relationship.Read more »
"Perhaps the idea of spy drones already makes your nervous. Maybe you’re uncomfortable with the notion of an unblinking, robotic eye in the sky that can watch your every move. If so, you may want to click away now. Because if the Army has its way, drones won’t just be able to look at what you do. They’ll be able to recognize your face — and track you, based on how you look. If the military machines assemble enough information, they might just be able to peer into your heart."Read more »
Facebook finally admits that, after you are logged out, the social network still knows and tracks everywhere you go on the Internet.Read more »
A University of Wisconsin professor has been threatened with criminal charges after placing a series of posters on his office door. The first poster featured a picture of and quote from the character Mal Reynolds from the television series "Firefly" that, according to the university police chief, could be interpreted as "a threat." After the first poster was removed by said police chief, the professor, James Miller, put up a second poster featuring a cop clad in riot gear with this caption, "Warning: Fascism. Fascism can cause blunt head trauma and/or violent death.Read more »
Counter-terror measures to be used only in a 'very extreme situation,' commissioner saysRead more »
he Federal Reserve wants to know what you are saying about it. In fact, the Federal Reserve has announced plans to identify "key bloggers" and to monitor "billions of conversations" about the Fed on Facebook, Twitter, forums and blogs.Read more »
Davis’ execution had been held up three times since 2007, and his case went through a long and complicated appeals process, but during the appeals process he was expected to prove his innocence, rather than merely cast reasonable doubt. Legal experts have argued that the major obstacle to granting Davis a new trial, and thus returning the standard of proof back to reasonable doubt, was the “Anti-terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act” which, among other things, bars death row inmates from later presenting evidence that could exonerate them after trial.Read more »
this time it belongs to a teacher in Tennessee.Read more »
IHOP raided by the FBI with the assistance of the Department of Homeland Security, supposedly across the country, but this story is from Toledo, OhioRead more »
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