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By Monday, February 7, 2011 10:01 EDT The online group of hacktivists known as “Anonymous” infiltrated the network and websites of an Internet security company after learning the company planned to sell information about the group to the FBI. The website of Washington DC-based HBGary Federal was hijacked Sunday along with the Twitter account of CEO Aaron Barr. The company’s website was defaced with a message that read, “This domain seized by Anonymous under section #14 of the rules of the Internet.” “Your recent claims of ‘infiltrating’ Anonymous amuse us, and so do your attempts at using Anonymous as a means to garner press attention for yourself,” the messaged continued. ‘Anonymous’ hacks security firm that probed its membership‎ | Raw Story ‘Anonymous’ hacks security firm that probed its membership‎ | Raw Story
GENEVA (Reuters) - Former President George W. Bush has canceled a visit to Switzerland, where he was to address a Jewish charity gala, due to the risk of legal action against him for alleged torture, rights groups said on Saturday. Bush was to be the keynote speaker at Keren Hayesod's annual dinner on February 12 in Geneva. But pressure has been building on the Swiss government to arrest him and open a criminal investigation if he enters the Alpine country. Criminal complaints against Bush alleging torture have been lodged in Geneva, court officials say. Bush's Swiss visit off after complaints on torture Bush's Swiss visit off after complaints on torture
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The Organic Elite Surrenders to Monsanto: What Now? The Organic Elite Surrenders to Monsanto: What Now? "The policy set for GE alfalfa will most likely guide policies for other GE crops as well. True coexistence is a must." - Whole Foods Market, Jan. 21, 2011 In the wake of a 12-year battle to keep Monsanto's Genetically Engineered (GE) crops from contaminating the nation's 25,000 organic farms and ranches, America's organic consumers and producers are facing betrayal. A self-appointed cabal of the Organic Elite, spearheaded by Whole Foods Market, Organic Valley, and Stonyfield Farm, has decided it's time to surrender to Monsanto. Top executives from these companies have publicly admitted that they no longer oppose the mass commercialization of GE crops, such as Monsanto's controversial Roundup Ready alfalfa, and are prepared to sit down and cut a deal for "coexistence" with Monsanto and USDA biotech cheerleader Tom Vilsack.
On September 14, 2001, President George W. Bush declared a national emergency with respect to the terrorist attacks of three days earlier. The National Emergencies Act of 1976 requires the President to renew this state of emergency on an annual basis if he wishes it to remain in effect. Bush renewed it every year he was in office, and now President Barack Obama has extended it for the second time during his term. The United States of America, therefore, is now entering its 10th year under a continual state of emergency — on the basis of a small number of (admittedly spectacular) terrorist attacks that took place in the space of a few hours back in 2001 and a handful of failed attempts since. So-called national emergencies are a boon for governments, and particularly for heads of state. Bush, Obama, and the Nine-year “Emergency” Bush, Obama, and the Nine-year “Emergency”
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Welcome to INDECT homepage — indect-home The purpose of the INDECT project is to involve European scientists and researchers in the development of solutions to and tools for automatic threat detection. The primary objective is to develop advanced and innovative algorithms for human decision support in combating terrorism and other criminal activities, such as human trafficking, child pornography, detection of dangerous situations (e.g. robberies) and the use of dangerous objects (e.g. knives or guns) in public spaces. Efficient tools for dealing with such situations are crucial to ensuring the safety of citizens. Welcome to INDECT homepage — indect-home
The piece of paper that fooled Hitler 27 January 2011Last updated at 11:51 By Jon Kelly BBC News Magazine Continue reading the main story Select GROUP II / IAMADRID I to BERLIN RSS 128, 130/9/6/44 TPC on 12896 kcs at 1030 GMT 9/6/44 AUI on 9288 kcs at 1107 GMT 8/6/44 256 267. To HEROLD. The piece of paper that fooled Hitler
Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page has been hacked by an unknown person who posted a status update suggesting that the site should let people invest in it rather than going to the banks. The page belonging to the 26-year-old Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder who was named Time's Man of the Year in 2010, was hacked some time on Tuesday. The message left by the hacker read: ""Let the hacking begin: If facebook needs money, instead of going to the banks, why doesn't Facebook let its users invest in Facebook in a social way? Why not transform Facebook into a 'social business' the way Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus described it? What do you think? The wrong kind of sharing: Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page hacked | Technology The wrong kind of sharing: Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page hacked | Technology
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Leaked Cable: Hike Food Prices To Boost GM Crop Approval In Europe Leaked Cable: Hike Food Prices To Boost GM Crop Approval In Europe In a January 2008 meeting, US and Spain trade officials strategized how to increase acceptance of genetically modified foods in Europe, including inflating food prices on the commodities market, according to a leaked US diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks. During the meeting, Secretary of State for International Trade, Pedro Mejia, and Secretary General, Alfredo Bonet “noted that commodity price hikes might spur greater liberalization on biotech imports.” It seems Wall Street traders got the word. By June 2008, food prices had spiked so severely that “The Economist announced that the real price of food had reached its highest level since 1845, the year the magazine first calculated the number,” reports Fred Kaufman in The Food Bubble: How Wall Street starved millions and got away with it.
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another very nice addition... :) by demosthenes Jan 11

I've got a Health pearltree that might be of use here. While it isn't exclusively a world affairs tree it does contain many such subtopics as nutricide, health freedom, vacines and so forth. by blindsite Jan 11

thank you for the contribution. don't worry; i'm not going to disassemble your pearltree in any way. by demosthenes Jan 11

I'm moving my pearltree "The People" into here. There's a ton of links in it but it's not nessesarily organized like the rest of the world affairs tree. I'd ask that if you want to do organizing you copy links rather than just disassemble my system. by blindsite Jan 10