Day: December 19, 2013

Ex-CIA chief: Amnesty for Snowden idiotic, he ‘should be hanged by his neck’Interesting News

Ex-CIA chief: Amnesty for Snowden idiotic, he ‘should be hanged by his neck’

A former head of the Central Intelligence Agency has said that anyone thinking about granting NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden amnesty
Texas judge: Search warrants can be obtained based on predictions of future crimesPolice State

Texas judge: Search warrants can be obtained based on predictions of future crimes

Police in Texas may now obtain a search warrant based on “a prediction of a future crime,” according to a
White House releases recommendations for limiting NSA programsBig Brother

White House releases recommendations for limiting NSA programs

A review board established by the White House to investigate the National Security Agency’s controversial surveillance operations believes that the
The End of the Lead Bullets. Replacement Green BulletsMore News

The End of the Lead Bullets. Replacement Green Bullets

By Perry Chiaramonte When the last bullet-producing lead smelter closes its doors on Dec. 31, it will mark a major
Swedish torrent uploader to pay $650,000 for sharing bad-quality movie copyMore News

Swedish torrent uploader to pay $650,000 for sharing bad-quality movie copy

zA Swedish court has sentenced a 28-year-old to a $650,000 fine, a suspended jail term and 160 hours of community
Bitcoin takes 50% plunge after China’s biggest exchange bans new depositsEconomy & Money

Bitcoin takes 50% plunge after China’s biggest exchange bans new deposits

The value of the cryptocurrency has crashed to $550, less than half the $1,200 trading level last week, after BTC
Duty free alcohol freeze: India swipes back at US as spat over diplomat widensRandom News

Duty free alcohol freeze: India swipes back at US as spat over diplomat widens

India has announced a freeze on duty free alcohol in tit-for-tat tactics over a high-profile diplomat spat with the US.
​New bill would bar employers from requiring credit checks of potential hiresRandom News

​New bill would bar employers from requiring credit checks of potential hires

Employers would no longer have the right to attain a prospective employee’s credit report, or to deny a job applicant
Brazil ditches Boeing jets, grants $4.5 bln contract to SaabWar News

Brazil ditches Boeing jets, grants $4.5 bln contract to Saab

Brazil has rejected a contract for Boeing’s F/A-18 fighter jets in favor of the Swedish Saab’s JAS 39 Gripens. The