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Twitter turning over huge amounts of user data to U.S. government

http://www.naturalnews.com

Social networking giant Twitter has released a new report outlining all subpoenaed, court ordered, and search warranted requests made by the U.S. government for private information about the site's users throughout the past year. And based on the figures, not only is the overall number of such requests steadily expanding, but Twitter is also increasingly being coerced into releasing this confidential data without legitimate probable cause or warrant.

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Homeland Security is building a $4 billion 170-acre complex

http://www.examiner.com

The US Department of Homeland Security, despite budget cuts and construction delays, is planning to add 17,000 employees into its consolidated headquarters in southeast Washington.

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TSA Confiscates Camera, Deletes Footage of Checkpoint

http://www.infowars.com

Despite the TSA admitting on its own website that there is no law which prevents people from filming TSA checkpoints, a man traveling through San Juan airport in Puerto Rico had his camera confiscated and footage deleted.

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Rome Alone

http://www.guardian.co.uk

An investigation has begun at Manchester airport after an 11-year-old boy boarded a flight to Rome without a passport, boarding card or ticket, by apparently tagging on to another family.

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Governmental Secrecy: Shield for Tyranny, Incompetence, and Corruption

http://www1.cs.columbia.edu

Governmental Secrecy: Shield for Tyranny, Incompetence, and Corruption

An essential pillar of democracy is openness. There is no way that people can meaningfully participate in government, even if only by voting for representatives, if they do not have access to accurate information related to government operations. This was well understood by the founders of the US and embedded in the Bill of Rights. Conversely, a salient characteristic of undemocratic systems of all types, such as Czarist Russia, the Soviet Union, and Nazi Germany is a high degree of governmental secrecy.

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Indiana Becomes First State to Allow Force Against Officers

http://www.bloomberg.com

A state Supreme Court ruling last year that “there is no right to reasonably resist unlawful entry by police officers,” when a man was charged with assaulting an officer during a domestic-violence call. The NRA pushed for a new law that allows residents to use deadly force in response to the “unlawful intrusion” by a “public servant” to protect themselves and others, or their property. Police lobbied against it. The measure requires those using force to “reasonably believe” a law-enforcement officer is acting illegally and that it’s needed to prevent “serious bodily injury.”

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Detroit residents take it upon themselves to protection and serve.

http://www.thedaily.com

Detroit residents, unable to rely on a dwindling police force to keep them safe, are fighting back against the criminal scourge on their own.

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DO I REALLY HAVE TO LET THE DOG BITE ME?

http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com

Police in Texas think you should let a dog bite you before you even pull out your gun.

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Cruise passengers tell of seven-hour security 'revenge' nightmare

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

It was billed as a chance to taste the “glitz and glamour” of Hollywood or enjoy VIP treatment in some of the most exclusive shopping areas in the world. But when a group of 2,000 elderly British cruise ship passengers docked at Los Angeles for a short stop-off during a five-star cruise around America it was, in the words of one of them, more like arriving at Guantanamo Bay.

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Hacker group receives $7200 donation in BitCoin for their work

http://blogs.forbes.com

LulzSec hacker group hacks Sony (that's 16 hacks in the last 2 months), posts source code and network map, receives $7200 donation in BitCoins.

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