creeping NSA-tech... "this summer a pilot program of the 'National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace'
(NSTIC) will begin in gov't. agencies in two U.S. states -- to test out whether the pros of a federally verified cyber ID
outweigh the cons" ...
Securities and Exchange Commission prosecuting attorney, James Kidney, said at his recent retirement party on March 27th, that his prosecutions of Goldman Sachs and other mega-banks had been squelched by top people at the agency, because they “were more focused on getting high-paying jobs after their government service than on bringing difficult cases.” He suggested that SEC officials knew that Wall Street would likely hire them after the SEC at much bigger pay than their government remuneration was, so long as the SEC wouldn’t prosecute those megabank executives on any criminal charges for h
In a case weighing the government’s ability to require vaccination against the individual right to refuse it, a federal judge has upheld a New York City policy that bars unimmunized children from public school when another student has a vaccine-preventable disease.
International solidarity activists are attempting to protect Gaza's only rehabilitation hospital, the Israel Defense Forces
has indicated it plans to bomb. The activists joined elderly disabled patients unable to leave, because the rest of Gaza's
hospitals are in a state of emergency... *Here's full article Link [print version]: =>
*(detailed) UPDATE =>
Capital One's recent contract update includes terms that sound menacing and creepy.
Economists differ as to what this all means, but one professor of literature has coined a term for it: “the economics of corrupt officialdom.” Corrupt officials, he argues, have a lot to do with the absence of price inflation.
I saw this pop up on Hopsicker's feed - Chip Tatum has a new site up. Download section has some transcripts of his drug running days with Ollie North with supporting documents "The following documents were filed with base operations at Palmerola Air Base, Honduras between February and May 1985. This was a full two years prior to the world ever hearing the names Oliver North or Iran/Contra. The documents were filed and stored through the years by the Honduran Military. Recent attempts to locate the documents proved successful..."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has been quietly advising local police not to disclose details about surveillance technology they are using to sweep up basic cellphone data from entire neighborhoods, The Associated Press has learned.