Month: April 2016
It’s being hyped to great effect by Senators Feinstein and Burr to force anti-encryption legislation upon the tech sector. Ars Technica
According to the Pentagon. The hour-long airstrike on the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan last year killed 42 people, but it’s not a war crime, according to the side that committed it. Reason
Anti-vaxxers still blamed. SELF
She sees Hillary for the war hawk she’s always been. Raw Story
To protect against radiation from a possible ISIS dirty bomb. The Telegraph
Bob Bates, sugar daddy of the Tulsa Sheriff’s Office, has been found guilty for the “accidental” shooting death of Eric Harris. The jury recommended four years behind bars for him. Daily Beast
Police chief feels like an idiot after discovering his officers arrested 10 elementary kids for not stopping a fight
Kids, ages 6 to 12, were arrested for not stopping a fight that happened off school grounds. “I am so saddened, and I’m so sorry this incident happened”, police chief Karl Durr said in an interview. Will they lose their jobs? No. Mashable
From The Guardian. Read the entire thing.
Zakaria trots out all the familiar scary scenarios of bad guys exploiting encryption to evade the cops, arguments that Snowden rips apart with ease. The Intercept There is no trade-off between liberty and security.
They might get shot by a trigger-happy cop. Cleveland will pay Tamir’s family $6 million for the shooting death of their 12-year old by a cop who opened fire immediately after he got out of his patrol car. Perversely, that cop’s police union is now saying the family should spend the money educating kids about […]