U.S. threatened massive fine to force Yahoo to release data | WaPo

Comcast calls rumor that it disconnects Tor users “wildly inaccurate” | Ars Technica

DHS Adviser Fired After Accessing Confidential Documents…

Originally posted on The Last Refuge:

(Via WFB)  A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) adviser long engulfed in controversy over his radical views was let go from his role in the department last week after a long fight by lawmakers and others to revoke the individual’s privileges at DHS.


Mohamed Elibiary was until last week a senior member of DHS’ Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC). After years of controversy about his status at DHS, Elibiary announced his final day with the department on Twitter earlier this month and said he would remain close to the agency.

Media outlets have raised questions about the circumstances surrounding his departure, speculating that his provocative comments about the “inevitable” return of the Muslim “caliphate” may have played a role.

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Comcast Denies Allegations of Tor Crackdown: Users Should Continue to Report any Non-Neutral Activity | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Originally posted on Loose Screws & Lost Marbles:

If Comcast told me I was on fire I wouldn’t believe them. The only thing worse than Comcast is Tracfone.

Over the weekend accusations surfaced that Comcast has been threatening Tor users with termination of service. According to reports, Comcast subscribers claimed that agents from the company instructed subscribers that use of the highly popular Tor browser was “illegal” and against the giant ISP’s user policies. And let’s get one thing straight right now: Tor isn’t illegal. In fact, the Tor browser is used by academics, activists, regular Internet users, and even law enforcement.

via Comcast Denies Allegations of Tor Crackdown: Users Should Continue to Report any Non-Neutral Activity | Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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Political Appeasement – Ferguson Missouri Grants Amnesty For Arrest Warrants….

Originally posted on The Last Refuge:

One of the more remarkable things witnessed last week in Ferguson Missouri was the September 9th city council meeting. A lengthy line of speakers took turns with the microphone casting aspersions toward the Mayor, and city council members.

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Those who watched the meeting noticed a similar demand from two-thirds of the speakers: “lower the cost of breaking the law“.

One angry young chap stood up to say he was offended by a fine he received ($200) for spitting on a police officer. In his view the fine was limiting his constitutional freedoms. According to the heavily tattooed citizen: “I don’t have all my freedoms n shit, that’s fuckin’ bullshit”, he proclaimed.

Dozens of residents spoke of their outstanding arrest warrants which…

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1,400 English Girls Raped by Multiculturalism

Originally posted on Taking Back America:

From FrontPage Mag
September 10, 2014    |   By Dennis Prager

Last week, it was revealed that between 1997 and 2013, at least 1,400 girls — in just one relatively small English city (Rotherham, population 275,000) had been raped by gangs of men over the past decade.

As summarized in a British government inquiry:

“It is hard to describe the appalling nature of the abuse that child victims suffered. They were raped by multiple perpetrators, trafficked to other towns and cities in the north of England, abducted, beaten, and intimidated. There were examples of children who had been doused in petrol and threatened with being set alight, threatened with guns, made to witness brutally violent rapes and threatened they would be next if they told anyone. Girls as young as 11 were raped by large numbers of male perpetrators.”

Why was nothing done for 16 years?

Police incompetence was a factor…

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