Monthly Archives: January 2012

Remembering Eddie Slovik

Today marks the 67th anniversary of the execution of Private Eddie Slovik. His is a story that government education is often too ashamed to tell. Eddie was convicted during World War II of desertion after he told superiors that he … Continue reading

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Recording Police: Stand Your Ground And Succeed

Two recent videos posted over at Free Keene that were filmed in Concord demonstrate how important it is that you stand up for your right to record. In this encounter from last week at the Drug Task Force office of … Continue reading

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In Defense of Amateur Journalists

by Garret Ean Jan 27 2012 Since it was posted the day following the New Hampshire primary, a video by a watchdog group showcasing exploits of election security has reached over 350,000 views. I remember seeing several friends sharing the … Continue reading

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From Bucharest, Romania…

A scene from ongoing protests in Bucharest. Photo by Mediafax.

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Manchester PD CALEA Hearing 2012

by Garret Ean Jan 21 2012 On January 9, the public hearing on Manchester police department’s CALEA accreditation was held. CALEA is the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. Agencies seeking certification must pay CALEA for the process, which … Continue reading

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MegaUpload Raid Sparks Massive Cyber Attack

by Garret Ean Jan 20 2012 Authorities in New Zealand yesterday raided the offices of MegaUpload, a file hosting service with servers based in Hong Kong. The remarkably successful business allowed anyone to upload digital media, and based on the … Continue reading

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Blackout Reverses Support for SOPA

by Garret Ean Jan 19 2012 Much abuzz online yesterday had to deal with the congressional threat to the internet known as SOPA. The Stop Online Piracy Act is a federal bill which would create a blacklist of websites which … Continue reading

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