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Canada Discusses Forced Depositor Bail-In Procedures for ”Too Big To Fail” Banks in 2013 Budget Inquiring minds in Canada managed to slog through a massive 433 page budget proposal and discovered Depositor Haircut Bail-In Provisions For Systemically Important Banks. Sure enough. Right on page 145 (PDF page 155) of the Canada Economic Action Plan for 2013 We see … ”The Government proposes to implement a bail-in regime for systemically important banks.
The British magistrate court has decided to surrender Julian Assange to the Nordic Amazons who were hunting for his head – pending appeal. Thus the long Saga of the Broken Condom, or whatever name by which it will become known to posterity, took a definite turn for the worse. The judge decided to honor the European Arrest Warrant issued by man-eating Swedish prosecutor Marianne Ny. Julian has appealed to the High Court, ensuring that the saga will go on as a side divertissement to the main story, Cablegate. We shall not delve again into what happened between Julian and the two women; this has already been covered in previous installments.
Operation Payback 03/08/11 Operation Payback's third target since its revival is www.bmi.com We will not rest until our demands our met. We are Anonymous We are Legion
"Cyberwar" is a heavily loaded term, which conjures up Hollywood inspired images of hackers causing oil refineries to explode. Some security celebrities came out very strongly against the thought of it, claiming that cyberwar was less science, and more science fiction. Last year on May 21, the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) reported reaching initial operational capability, and news stories abound of US soldiers undergoing basic cyber training , which all point to the idea that traditional super powers are starting to explore this arena. Recent activities with one government contractor and Anonymous, however, show clearly that cyber operations have been going on for a long while, and that the private sector has been only too ready to fill the cyber mercenary role for piles of cash. Anonymous vs.
Thousands of U.S. hackers have declared "war" on the U.S. government and select businesses due to their crackdown on Wikileaks and the pending charges against Wikileaker Bradley Manning. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (pictured) is a hero to Anonymous and has vocally advocated anarchy and attacking the government in the past. (Source: CNN) Anonymous is looking to personally attack U.S. Military members serving at the Quantico, Virginia base for alleged mistreatment of Bradley Manning.
By Daily Mail Reporter UPDATED: 18:24 GMT, 9 March 2011 The Pentagon has ordered an investigation into threats against a military base that is holding a U.S. soldier accused of giving documents to WikiLeaks. It comes after the hacker group Anonymous said it wants to disrupt online activities at the base in Quantico, Virginia, where Private Bradley Manning is in custody. Pentagon spokesman Colonel David Lapan said: 'The base at Quantico are aware of that and they have made law enforcement agencies aware of that as well.'
Egyptian opposition supporters near Twitter graffiti in Tahrir Square, Cairo, in February. Social networking sites were used to help organise opposition demonstrations. Photograph: Steve Crisp/Reuters When the Berlin Wall fell, the western response was swift and obvious: send in the free-market economists. Soviet Communism was a system structured for failure that had left a group of governments and citizens in need of political and cultural tools, as well as knowledge of markets and the institutions they require to function. Professor Jeff Sachs, the economist, was dispatched to Poland and across the former Soviet Union (FSU).
"Anonymous is not the name of an organization. In fact, "organization" is the least appropriate word to describe the phenomenon that is Anonymous. It might be better to call Anonymous a movement, or a trend, or even a philosophy. However, the best ways to describe Anonymous is as a group action, a spontaneous and unified activity performed by like-minded people with no specific starting point. Fans of anime might call Anonymous a "stand-alone complex." -- Will Greenwald, PC Magazine. "Without information, one cannot fight for any other cause.
In a separate development Monday, HBGary Federal CEO Aaron Barr, who personally drafted memos calling for various kinds of disinformation tactics, has stepped down . “I need to focus on taking care of my family and rebuilding my reputation,” he told Threat Post. March 1, 2011 Honorable Darrell Issa Chairman, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Honorable Lamar Smith, Chairman, Committee on the Judiciary Honorable Mike Rogers, Chairman, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Honorable Howard McKeon, Chairman, Armed Services Committee Dear Chairman Issa, Chairman Smith, Chairman Rogers and Chairman McKeon, We ask that your Committee immediately begin an investigation with hearings into the issues raised by recent reports alleging that three federal defense and intelligence agency data security contractors, and a leading law firm, planned a “dirty-tricks” campaign that included possible illegal actions against citizens engaged in free speech.