Day: September 13, 2013

FDA Quietly Bans Food Products From 14 Japanese PrefecturesFood & Health News

FDA Quietly Bans Food Products From 14 Japanese Prefectures

Import Alert # 99-33 Published Date: 09/09/2013 Type: DWPE Import Alert Name: Detention Without Physical Examination of Products from Japan
Lavabit founder launches appeal against website closureMore News

Lavabit founder launches appeal against website closure

The founder and owner of encrypted e-mail site Lavabit, Ladar Levison, has appealed the US government order that shut down
‘Monsanto Protection Act’ quietly extended by CongressFood & Health News

‘Monsanto Protection Act’ quietly extended by Congress

A budget provision protecting genetically-modified seeds from litigation in the face of health risks was extended for three months in
Anonymous member sentenced to three years for hacking police sitesPolice State

Anonymous member sentenced to three years for hacking police sites

An Ohio man who hacked police department websites as a member of the loose-knit Anonymous movement was sentenced by a
No talk of changing NSA spy tactics at meeting of new surveillance review panelBig Brother

No talk of changing NSA spy tactics at meeting of new surveillance review panel

A new review panel created by President Barack Obama to analyze possible reforms for US government surveillance spoke mainly of
Attorney for New York City says NYPD was right to spy on MuslimsPolice State

Attorney for New York City says NYPD was right to spy on Muslims

The New York City Police Department was right to operate a program that put undercover officers in mosques to spy
Massive fire engulfs New Jersey seaside battered by Hurricane SandyMore News

Massive fire engulfs New Jersey seaside battered by Hurricane Sandy

A New Jersey boardwalk that was just rebuilt after Hurricane Sandy has been destroyed again by a massive fire, with
Two million Vodafone customers hacked in GermanyMore News

Two million Vodafone customers hacked in Germany

A hacker stole private data from two million customers of Vodafone Germany, the mobile phone operator said Thursday. The information
Use VPN! Former ‘Most Wanted Hacker’ Mitnick talks Snowden, NSA, and privacyBig Brother

Use VPN! Former ‘Most Wanted Hacker’ Mitnick talks Snowden, NSA, and privacy

Once the most-wanted hacker in the US, Kevin Mitnick, the cracker extraordinaire and virtual ghost in the wires, spoke with
Wasted food among top greenhouse gas emitters – UN reportRandom News

Wasted food among top greenhouse gas emitters – UN report

One-third of all food produced globally remains uneaten and gets thrown away, making the wastage the world’s third-biggest source of
California set for historic minimum wage raise while DC rejects ‘living wage bill’Random News

California set for historic minimum wage raise while DC rejects ‘living wage bill’

The California Senate approved raising the state’s minimum wage on Thursday to $10 an hour by 2016, one of the
France submits Syria UN resolution with ‘further measures’ on the tableWar News

France submits Syria UN resolution with ‘further measures’ on the table

The international community would enforce “further measures” under Chapter VII of the Security Council, in case Syria fails to pass