Believe it or not, the Manchester terror attack of June 3rd 2017 was indeed motivated by religious extremists. No, I am not talking about ISIS or even Muslims, but rather a group of radicalized Christians known as Britain First, whom have long been publicly fighting to rid their country of Muslim influence.
Since May 24th, at least 63 websites or web services have been blocked by the Egyptian Government, including 40 different news agencies. President Sisi maintains he is doing this to crackdown on terrorism and the spread of political misinformation. Human Rights groups warn that Egypt is erasing years of progress and the country is headed back towards the “dark days” of Government censorship once experienced under Hosni Mubarak not so long ago.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Investigation on June 7th, asking courts to force the FBI to hand over all surveillance records tied to National Security Letters. The EFF seeks to review the records to determine whether or not the FBI has been complying with US Law dating back to 2015, when the FBI’s use of gag orders in conjunction with NSL’s was ruled “unconstitutional” by US courts.
Amnesty International has won a declassified version of the US Department of Defense audit from September 2016. The documents go on to explain how over-site accross several military programs ultimately resulted in the US military supplying terrorists on the ground in Iraq, including ISIS, with weapons and artillery.
Trending on Facebook News tonight are stories alleging that Donald Trump has “leaked” classified information regarding ISIS targets to Russian leaders. However, considering that the US military have been coordinating the location of ISIS targets with Russia dating back to Obama in September 2016, why is this story being pushed so hard right now?
Earlier this week, New Hampshire legislatures voted to decriminalize marijuana on the state level, decriminalizing up to 3/4 an ounce for personal possession. NH’s Governor, Chris Sununu, has also publicly expressed his support for this bill and will sign it into law later this year.
Less than a week after testifying in front of the Senate for the first time in months and the day before the US Senate Intelligence Committee was scheduled to hold their first public hearing about their investigation into Russian interference in the US elections, James Comey was fired from office. Nearly all of the coverage to follow has gone on to focus on Comey firing, almost no one has reported the Senates hearing the day after.
Families of victims in the San Bernadino shooting have filed a Federal lawsuit against these 3 major tech companies.They argue that the shooter could never have become “radicalized” if the Islamic State was not allowed to use their services in the first place. While this may technically be “true,” it does not necessarily mean they are “right” or will “win” this particular case.
SpaceX is proposing to launch enough satellites to theoretically connect the entire planet to the internet. This entails launching nearly 4,000 over the course of the next 6 years and potentially 10,000 in total by the end of decade. Why is SpaceX coming forward with such a proposal at this time and what has the company learned from recent history?
What separates an act of espionage from good investigative journalism? Why is it legal to publish leaked information, even if the leaked information was obtained as the result of a criminal act? Earlier this week, in an exchange with Senator Ben Sasse, James Comey explained the FBI’s stance on this whole matter.
The Department of Defense has no reservations that they are vulnerable to hacking, so the agency has just announced its largest and highest paying bug bounty initiative in history. What’s behind this program and what should you know about Bug Bounty’s?
Said by Duterte himself, Donald Trump has officially given praise to a man whom has personally committed murder and urged his fellow citizens to engage in murderous activities. Since the June 2016, +700,000 people have been imprisoned and nearly 10,000 have been murdered in the streets. All in conjunction with President Duterte’s new anti-drug campaign.