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DHS scoured social media sites...for 'items of interest'

http://www.computerworld.com

"The documents show that the DHS established a unit called the Social Network Monitoring Center (SNMC) last year to scour social sites for signs of potential security threats during the presidential inauguration.

The sites targeted by the SNMC included predictable ones such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace, in addition to more demographically focused sites such as MiGente and BlackPlanet."

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Government Agents Seize Oath Keeper's New Born From Hospital

http://www.youtube.com

New Hampshire John Irish speaks out about his new born abduction, because of his affiliation with Oath Keepers a non violent, constitutional organization.

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NSA “Yelled” at France Over “Three-Strikes” Legislation

http://www.zeropaid.com

US intelligence agencies complain the country’s “Creation and Internet Law” – Hadopi – will only encourage Internet users to arm themselves with same encryption tools used by criminal networks, making their job of detecting threats and illegal activity that much harder.

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Judge cites homeschoolers for violating U.N. mandate

http://www.wnd.com

An international organization that has fought pitched battles over parents' rights to educate their own children in Germany, Sweden and the United States, as well as lesser fights in a number of other countries, is taking on officialdom in Botswana after police there grilled homeschoolers, confiscated their teaching materials and ordered them to appear in court.

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NH teen who zapped nipples during shop class sues

http://www.wtop.com

Kyle Dubois and his parents claim teacher Thomas Kelley did not warn Dubois and other students of the dangers of the electrical demonstration cords in their electrical trades class.

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Gov. Regulations Won't Allow Star Trek Like "Synthehol" To Be Sold.

http://feeds.gawker.com

This latest substance is being developed in a way that mimics Valium... this substance delivers all the inebriating effects of alcohol, but without the mood-altering and addiction side effects. Better still, he claims that drinkers will be able to flush their system almost immediately with an antidote. Need to drive home after a rager of a holiday party? No problem! Pop a pill and you'll soon be good to go.

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The Government Can Use GPS to Track Your Moves

http://www.time.com

Government agents can sneak onto your property in the middle of the night, put a GPS device on the bottom of your car and keep track of everywhere you go. This doesn't violate your Fourth Amendment rights, because you do not have any reasonable expectation of privacy in your own driveway — and no reasonable expectation that the government isn't tracking your movements.

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An infuriating search at Philadelphia International Airport

http://www.philly.com

At what point does an airport search step over the line?

How about when they start going through your checks, and the police call your husband, suspicious you were clearing out the bank account?

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Bartenders face up to 45 years for victim-less fireball tricks

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com

Two fire-breathing bartenders face up to 45 years in prison each for performing flaming bar tricks.

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Fark:Got your T-shirt wet at Splash Park? Yep, that's an arrest'n

http://www.wesh.com

A woman is suing the city of Tavares for violating her civil rights after she said she was arrested for her clothing.
According to the Orlando Sentinel, Janet Lovett said she went to Splash Park with her son in April and was taken from the park in handcuffs because her T-shirt got wet.
Police said parents complained that Lovett's wet shirt and bra were offensive. They said Lovett was arrested because she refused to give an officer her name.
Park employees said it was her third offense.

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