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Texas Woman Gets 18 Years for Sending Obama Ricin

Texas actress Shannon Guess Richardson, 36, who plead guilty in December to sending President Barack Obama ricin in a letter, was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Richardson, who also sent a ricin-laced …

Insane Clown Posse and the American Juggalo

Wicked clown rap duo Insane Clown Posse, along with four followers known as ‘Juggalos,’ have sued the Federal Bureau of Investigation after being officially labelled a gang. The FBI deemed that Juggalos are a “loosely organized hybrid gang” in the …

Blu-ray and DVD Will Now Come with Unskippable Piracy Warnings Blu-ray and DVD Will Now Come with Unskippable Piracy Warnings
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Blu-Rays and DVD’s will now come with a mandatory FBI and Homeland Security warning, arstechnica is reporting. The US government came out with two new copyright notices that are intended to warn and educate people on the horrors of piracy. …

Woman Crying Uncontrollably While Being Frisked by the TSA (video)
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New video seems to be coming in daily of horrific incidents involving the TSA. This video captures an incident of a grown woman sobbing uncontrollably while being frisked by a TSA agent. The video was captured by blogger Jim Hoft …

Homeland Security Sued Over Proposed Facebook, Twitter Monitoring Homeland Security Sued Over Proposed Facebook, Twitter Monitoring
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The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), has filed suit in US District Court against the Department of Homeland Security. The grounds for the suit is a refusal by DHS to reply to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by …

Dept. of Homeland Security Is Watching You Twitter & Tweet Dept. of Homeland Security Is Watching You Twitter & Tweet
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If you have a Twitter account, you may have “people” that follow you with what are suspiciously fake accounts. The tell-tale signs are standard: thousands of followers with barely any (if even one) tweets, tweets that contain lots of links …

Add RIAA And DHS To List Of Internet Pirates Add RIAA And DHS To List Of Internet Pirates

Nearly 2,000 years ago the Roman poet Juvenal coined the now-famous phrase, Quis custodiet ipsos custodes, commonly translated “Who watches the watchmen?” For centuries the phrase has been associated with political philosophy and the problem of corrupt government, but in …

U.S. To Require Foreign Travelers To Register Online
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A new U.S. law will require travelers visiting the country without visas to register personal information online at least three days before they depart.

The new online system is part of the U.S. Visa Waiver Program (WPP) and is required by the Implementing Recommendations of 9/11 Commission ACT of 2007.

Google Earth Powers Alabama Security Tool

It’s been in the works for at least five months, and Governor Bob Riley has now unveiled the Alabama Department of Homeland Security’s “Virtual Alabama,” in which Google Earth will serve a pivotal function.

U.S. Government Seizes Yahoo User Records

The United States Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) department issued a warrant last week for a particular user’s information in connection with a series of money laundering scams.