Politics

Ecuador Taxes Bankers, President Faces CIA Assassination Plot

Ecuador Taxes Bankers, President Faces CIA Assassination Plot

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa’s government has recently passed a law to raise taxes on the financial sector to help raise the standard of living for the poor. President Correa, an economist who is running for re-election, has reduced poverty and increased the overall standard of living in Ecuador during his term. Understandably, the big banks, […]

10 Predictions for 2013

10 Predictions for 2013

This past year, 2012, was an eventful year. We had another Olympics, a U.S. presidential election, the warmest year on record, and lived through the Mayan apocalypse. However, many things did not occur that many of the trend seers predicted, especially dramatic events that made the boldest predictions. As we enter 2013, time itself seems […]

Anonymous Twitter account suspended

Anonymous Twitter account suspended

YourAnonNews, a Twitter account used by members of Anonymous to relay messages pertinent to the hacktivist movement, has been suspended. Twitter users aligned with Anonymous and other online collectives announced the suspension just shy of 12 noon EST on Wednesday, December 19. Minutes later, another account affiliated with the group reported that YourAnonNews was suspended […]

How Water Is Being Used to Enslave People

How Water Is Being Used to Enslave People

Dave Hodges, Contributor Activist Post Much has been written about the past wars that have been fought over oil (e.g. Gulf War 1), the wars that are presently being fought over oil (e.g. Arab Spring) and the wars which will be fought over oil (e.g. Syria and Iran). What is missing from most conversations is […]

Mozilla rallies for opposition against secret Internet treaty

Mozilla rallies for opposition against secret Internet treaty

Add another name to the list of critics concerned with attempts to rewrite the International Telecommunication Union to give governments control of the Internet: Silicon Valley’s Mozilla now officially opposes the ITU. Mozilla, the makers of the highly successful Firefox Web browser for Macs, PCs and smart phones, have come out to condemn a top-secret […]

Leaks from UN telecom conference show Orwellian proposals

Leaks from UN telecom conference show Orwellian proposals

Leaked documents from a recent International Telecommunications Union meeting have exposed several disturbing examples of potential usages of the Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) standard, which was recently adopted by a UN conference in Dubai. ­The leaked documents include a full draft recommendation on the Y.2770 standard, which has the potential to allow not only telecom […]

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