Daily Archives: November 27, 2010

Homeland Security shuts down dozens of Web sites without court order

The Homeland Security Department’s customs enforcement division has gone on a Web site shutdown spree, closing down at least 76 domains this week, according to online reports.

While many of the web domains were sites that trafficked in counterfeit brand name goods, and some others linked to copyright-infringing file-sharing materials, at least one site was a Google-like search engine, causing alarm among web freedom advocates who worry the move steps over the line into censorship.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/11/homeland-security-shuts-dozens-sites/

Big Sis’ Street Scanners Target Of FOIA Request

FOIA request that seeks to unveil the truth behind Homeland Security’s hundreds of roaming backscatter devices that are now radiating Americans in their homes and vehicles at internal checkpoints in the name of “safety”.

http://www.prisonplanet.com/big-sis-street-scanners-target-of-foia-request.html

Airport “Security”?

The unconstitutionally invasive new airport security measures in the US are not only illegal, but doomed to be ineffective. Thomas Sowell asks why, then, do the powers that be insist on going forward?

http://www.theatlasphere.com/columns/101126-sowell-airport-security.php

EU rescue costs start to threaten Germany itself

The escalating debt crisis on the eurozone periphery is starting to contaminate the creditworthiness of Germany and the core states of monetary union.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financetopics/financialcrisis/8160999/EU-rescue-costs-start-to-threaten-Germany-itself.html

Max Keiser: Teutonic Genie out of bottle, America punches itself in face

Max Keiser, financial analyst and host of RT’s Keiser Report says Germany is ready to emerge as the world’s new superpower with China…

http://www.prisonplanet.com/max-keiser-teutonic-genie-out-of-bottle-america-punches-itself-in-face.html