Author: Jane Philips

Houston ‘F**k Trump’ Protest Wants “A World Without Police’

HOUSTON, Texas — A “F**k Trump” protest was held at the University of Houston that was billed as “A World Without Police.” It was organized by a group of the same name. DREAMers and “Undocumented! Unafraid!” activists were also part of the protest. The flyer reads: “F**k Trump No To Hillary & All ‘Lesser Evils.” It continues, “No one is coming to save us from these capitalist, racist and misogynist scum. We have only ourselves.” The notice also lists a website, AWORLDWITHOUTPOLICE.ORG, and a Facebook page, FB.COM/AWORLDWITHOUTPOLICE. When checked, the listed Facebook page shows the message, “Sorry, this page isn’t available.”...

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Man Wearing Donald Trump Hat Attacked on NYC Subway

A man says he was attacked by two men on a New York City subway simply because he was wearing a hat in support of President-elect Donald Trump. Corey Cataldo, 24, of the Bronx, said he was riding the uptown 5 train from Union Square to Morris Park Friday when a fellow rider on the subway noticed his “Make America Great Again” hat and didn’t like it, WABC reported. “He asked me if I’m a Trump supporter. I said ‘yeah’ and thought he’d say ‘me too.’ People have been doing that,” Cataldo said. “But no. This man was not...

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Long-Distance Search Warrant Power Coming Dec. 1

Privacy advocates have little time for congressional intervention to stop an amended procedural rule that will allow federal judges to approve remote access to electronic devices. The U.S. Supreme Court approved revised Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 41, set to take effect Dec. 1, will allow federal judges to issue warrants that cover districts other than their own for law enforcement entities looking to conduct remote electronic searches, including of devices cloaked to hide their locations. There is almost no chance Congress will intervene before the effective date, analysts told Bloomberg BNA. So companies that maintain large databases of personal...

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Communist China calls for global internet governance

Chinese President Xi Jinping made a global rallying call Wednesday for countries to adopt Beijing style internet governance. Xi Jinping: “The development of the internet knows no international boundaries. The sound use, development and governance of the internet thus calls for closer cooperation.” Xi repeated China’s pledge to “promote equitable global internet governance” while upholding “cyber sovereignty.” This month: China’s parliament adopted a cybersecurity law critics say could shut foreign businesses out of various sectors in China. 40 international groups and technology organizations condemned the law which introduces sweeping surveillance measures. Beijing: law was designed to root out cybersecurity...

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Trump denies FAKE story on family security clearances

President-elect Donald Trump has denied the false story that he was seeking top level security clearances for his family. Trump on Twitter: “I am not trying to get ‘top level security clearance’ for my children. This was a typically false news story.” Tweet was in response to false reports Monday that he was seeking security clearance for three of his children and his son-in-law. Clearance would allow Trump to discuss matters of national security with his daughter, Ivanka, sons Eric and Donald Jr. and son-in-law Jared Kushner. Federal law prohibits Trump from hiring family members to serve in his...

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