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Sony Hack ‘Tortures’, British Robo-Cops, Liars and Surveillance Blast – December 16 (UK, U.S., Russia, Norway)

It’s time to catch up on the latest news about mass surveillance, hacking and government cyber-wrongdoing, in part with help from the mighty — full-spectrum-dominance.com — . Starting with the latest on the massive and embarrassing hack of Sony pictures, the legal and cultural fallout from which is already hip-deep; cyber-criminality expert Mikko Hypponen explains […]

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It’s time to catch up on the latest news about mass surveillance, hacking and government cyber-wrongdoing, in part with help from the mighty — full-spectrum-dominance.com — . Starting with the latest on the massive and embarrassing hack of Sony pictures, the legal and cultural fallout from which is already hip-deep; cyber-criminality expert Mikko Hypponen explains […]

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In Praise of the U.S. Senate’s CIA Torture Report (News, Switzerland)

Whatever difficulties it presents for George W. Bush or Dick Cheney, and however uncomfortable it makes the people involved, columnist Patrik Etschmayer of Switzerland’s News writes that the report on torture released by the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence is a refutation of those who use terrorism to justify mass surveillance and proves that […]

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Brits Exchange Accusations Over CIA Torture (Telegraph, Daily Mail, Observer, U.K.)

The British media is packed with columns about the CIA torture allegations, with charges being exchanged about whether and how much British officials participated in these practices and a column in the Telegraph that is either a strange coincidence or story planted by the British government to push back against outrage at likely UK participation […]

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‘Success’ of CIA Torture: Raising Anti-Americanism to its ‘Zenith’ (L’Orient Le Jour, Lebanon)

Continuing with our global survey of reaction to the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Study on the Former Detention and Interrogation Program, otherwise known as the CIA torture report, writing in Lebanon’s L’Orient Le Jour, columnist Christian Merville penned this scathing overview of the consequences: more terrorism and more terrorists, and a level of […]

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Sony Hack, Spooks, Liars and Surveillance Blast: December 11 (Globe & Mail, Guardian, Russia Today)

This is our latest roundup of news from the dark corners of human society, starting with fallout from the incredible hack of Sony Pictures, reaction from Canada, Britain and Edward Snowden to the Senate torture report, news that CIA Chief John Brennan plans to stay on despite justified calls for him to resign, comments from […]

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CIA Torture Report: Europe Must Come Clean about its Own Complicity (Guardian Unlimited, U.K.)

With the release of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s release of its report in CIA torture practices during the War on Terror, charges and recriminations are in full swing, but former Le Monde managing editor and now Guardian columnist Natalie Nougayrède writes that European states like Britain, Poland and others were full participants […]

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‘Individuals Behind CIA Criminal Conspiracy Must Face Penalties’: United Nations (U.N., Intl. Terr., Geneva)

In an unusually blunt statement about a U.N. Security Council member – particularly one that accounts for a quarter of the U.N. budget, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Counter Terrorism and Human Rights Ben Emmerson, a British barrister by training, called on President Obama and Attorney General Holder to immediately file charges against ‘individuals responsible for […]

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VIDEO-TEXT: Seymour Hersh: Democracies ‘Led by People who Push for War’; Bequeathed False Narrative (Russia Today, Guardian)

Seymour Hersh, one of America’s most celebrated investigative reporters who regularly refutes the claims of the U.S. foreign policy establishment, most recently that the source of the Saran gas used on Syrian civilians was the Assad government – http://bit.ly/1hIQT1 – appeared on this episode of Russia Today’s Going Underground, and asserted that a fatal flaw […]

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MIT DNA Wizard Predicts How to Make Pyramids, Cubes, and More Out of DNA

By: Jason Mick of DailyTech.com Technology doesn’t exist yet to make his predicted 3D DNA wireframes, but he’s validated his model on exotic 2D structures When you’re a super-intellect at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) sometimes you don’t really worry about what practical uses of your science experiment.  Sometimes you just want to make […]

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Obama’s Broken Dreams: Ferguson, Palestine and Daesh (L’Orient Le Jour, Lebanon)

[Click Here for More El Pais Cartoons] It may be almost a cliche to say that Americans aren’t the only people disappointed with the Obama presidency, but Lebanese columnist Issa Goraieb’s criticism is particularly memorable for his discussion of American disappointment after Ferguson and Arab disappointment after Obama’s 2009 speech in Cairo. For L’Orient Le […]

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