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Should Wikileaks.org be shut down?

Should WikiLeaks.org be shut down? This raises a serious question as to what constitutes freedom of speech and what constitutes Internet based terrorism. WikiLeaks describes itself as: “WikiLeaks is a non-profit media organization dedicated to bringing important news and information to the public. We provide an innovative, secure and anonymous way for independent sources around …

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New American Tea Party is Brewing in a Town Near You

I don’t normally write posts on political topics however the decisions that our government have been making recently are causing outrage throughout the country. It’s time for a New American Tea Party. CNBC’S Rick Santelli couldn’t have said it any better when he stated, “What we’re doing now is making the founding fathers of this …

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Stolen Backup Device Holds Info On 225,000 Ohio Taxpayers

The device was stolen after a state intern took the device home as part of a policy that called for one backup device to be kept offsite. A computer back-up device that was stolen last week from an Ohio state government intern’s car contains identifying information on more than 60,000 state employees and 225,000 taxpayers …

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Online sheriff sought – bloggers unimpressed

[eminimall] THEY are calling them the blog cops — two internet bigwigs who want to clean out the potty-mouths of 70 million bloggers and civilise the virtual Wild West of online publishing. Boy, have they picked a fight. Concerned by recent high-profile cases of online bullying and worried about a general degeneration of civility on …

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Situation Room gets a high-tech makeover

The Situation Room at the White House isn’t one room at all but a sprawling 5,000-square-foot complex. And it’s nothing like the state-of-the-art Counter-Terrorist Unit on TV’s “24.” When a remodeling project is completed — after eight months and a classified number of taxpayer dollars — White House officials expect their ‘Sit Room’ to function …

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