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Blackout looming: Thousands to lose Internet access as FBI shuts down servers

Blackout looming: Thousands to lose Internet access as FBI shuts down servers

On July 9, thousands of Internet users worldwide could lose access after the FBI shuts down temporary DNS servers that replaced fraudulent servers operated by hackers. Major companies and US government agencies are amongst those that could be blocked out, according to the Internet security firm IID. The blackout will affect systems infected with the […]

The Truth About Julian Assange And Wikileaks

The Truth About Julian Assange And Wikileaks

By: Ann Smith, Executive Editor The Hacker News Last night I had the privilege of speaking to Christine Assange, the mother of Julian Assange who has been a reluctant hostage of a global political war among the United States, the UK, and Sweden and of all places Ecuador. Christine was very informative and thorough in explaining the […]

Australians Desert the Carbon Tax

Australians Desert the Carbon Tax

It’s official, Australians are now being forced to pay a carbon tax on the emission they produce. The Clean Energy Legislative Package, passed by the Australian Senate on 8 November 2011 become law on 1 July 2012, sets out how Australia will introduce a carbon price (carbon tax) to reduce Australia’s carbon pollution. The Carbon Tax will […]

World’s First Genetically Modified Babies ‘Created’ in US

World’s First Genetically Modified Babies ‘Created’ in US

In a developing story, the Daily Mail is now reporting that the very first (admitted) group of genetically modified babies have been ‘created’ in the United States. The scientists involved reportedly announced the result on the night of June 27th, stating that 30 babies were born using genetic modification techniques. Furthermore, 2 of the babies tested were found to […]

Take Back Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize, Say World Leaders

Take Back Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize, Say World Leaders

Susanne Posel, Contributor Activist Post Valdimir Zhirinovsky, Russian Liberal Party leader wants US President Barack Obama stripped of his Nobel Peace Prize (NPP). In 2009, Obama was given the prestigious award because of his work on nuclear non-proliferation. Zhirinovsky, in a statement, says that because of “these developments in Libya are another outrageous act of aggression by NATO forces and, […]

Supreme Court gives ‘Obamacare’ green light, but strikes down Medicaid expansion

Supreme Court gives ‘Obamacare’ green light, but strikes down Medicaid expansion

Barack Obama’s healthcare reform survives the Supreme Court but not unscathed. The mandate forcing Americans into obligatory purchasing healthcare insurance emerges not under the commerce clause, but as a tax. The ruling on the law, which is the latest attempt in 50 years to provide health insurance to the uninsured  and slow down soaring medical […]

Assange subject to arrest for breaching bail conditions – Scotland Yard

Assange subject to arrest for breaching bail conditions – Scotland Yard

London police say they are ready to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for breaching his bail conditions and spending the night in the Ecuador embassy while seeking political asylum in that country. Assange was arrested by the Metropolitan Police Service’s Extradition Unit on December 7, 2010 on a warrant issued by Sweden. He is wanted […]

The Insects Are Watching: The Future of Government Surveillance

The Insects Are Watching: The Future of Government Surveillance

Susanne Posel, Contributor Activist Post In June of 2011, the US military admitted to having drone technology so sophisticated that it could be the size of a bug. In what is referred to as the “microaviary” on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, drones are in development and design to replicate the flight patterns of moths, hawks and other […]

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