This Thursday a year will have passed since Ian Tomlinson died after a police...– George Monbiot: Why do our paranoid, anti-fun police seem to think they run the country? | The Guardian (via crowth)
Space is the place!
Jerry Dammers’ Spatial AKA Orchestra were fucking amazing tonight. If you get the chance to see them, GO!
Warner Bros. recruiting students to spy on file... →
feastingonroadkill: “Warner Bros. Entertainment UK are providing internships to students with a computer/IT related degree to be actively part in reducing piracy on the web. The internship at £17,500 (around $26,000) a year, will not only give these students an insider knowledge into corporations fighting copyrighted file sharing, but an opportunity to potentially spy on their fellow students.” ...
Facebook’s Plan To Automatically Share Your Data... →
vruz: (via laurawhitehead)
"Intercepting mail is worthy of the Stasi" |... →
shadowfirebird: ‘Currently postal workers have the right to intercept suspicious letters and packages and pass them to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and then at an agreed moment the item is opened in front of the addressee. The change in the law will mean that HMRC will be able to open whatever it likes without the addressee being present or being made aware of the interception.’
uncertaintimes: Thelonious Monk - Blue Monk
buffleheadcabin: Sister Ola Mae Terrell - How...
Health agency in England links Facebook to high... →
feastingonroadkill: Facebook Gives You Syphillis! Hipster Underclass - get that as a t-shirt slogan.
Yarl's Wood detained baby for 100 days, damning... →
shadowfirebird: ‘Dame Anne Owers also reveals that force has been used against children twice in the last year to separate them from their families in order to carry out deportations. She adds to growing pressure on ministers over Yarl’s Wood by questioning the need to detain families and children in immigration removal centres.’ ‘The immigration minister, Phil Woolas, said tonight that the...
UK record lobby: democracy is a waste of time |... →
shadowfirebird: ‘Richard Mollett, Director of Public Affairs for the BPI (the UK record industry lobby) has gone on record saying that Parliament shouldn’t debate the Digital Economy Bill.’
Using the name "Scarface" as his Facebook tag, A... →
thedisgracebook: Pasquale Manfredi, 33, a boss of the the ferocious ‘Ndrangheta mafia organization from the Calabria region in southern Italy, logged into Facebook so often that authorities could track his location. ABC News has the fully awesome story (which includes my favorite sentence ever): A vicious mafia boss who had been on the run for months, was betrayed by his passion for social...
Man kicked off train for writing song list that... →
It had to be.... →
(via eldafto) Lmao!
Graham Bond - Love Is The Law
Graham Bond - The Naz
James Murdoch: illegal downloading no different from stealing a handbag...– Mr Feastingonroadkill: Publishing a newspaper featuring semi naked 17 year old girls dressed in school uniforms no different to being a child pornographer. (via feastingonroadkill)