Tag: crime

NYTimes.com – Man Accused of Stalking via Twitter Claims Free Speech

It’s an interesting case because while Twitter itself is a public medium, the person is directing their messages to a particular person.

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Electronic Frontier Foundation – Open WiFi and Liability for Copyright Infringement: Setting the Record Straight

The line about “online debates” had me giggling.

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Posted in Copyright, Quick Posts, Security, Technology
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Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union – Just A Smack On The Ass: A Tale Of Sexual Assault, Vengeance And Nervous Swearing

Just an awesome story of one woman going and confronting street harassment.

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BBC News – Giffords shooting: Suspect Jared Loughner charged

What a tragedy.

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BBC News – US border violence: Myth or reality?

BBC News gets into the act on discussing the myth behind the Texas/Mexico border being super violent.

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NYTimes.com – On Border Violence, Truth Pales Compared to Ideas

Violent crime rates have fallen while advocates for more stringent action on illegal immigration claim crime is on the increase.

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Short Link: https://justinyost.com?p=1331

The El Paso Miracle – Reason Magazine

Large immigrant populations is a decent predictor for how safe a city is.

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Brooklyn DA clears ACORN in video scandal – Feministing

Acorn is cleared of all charges relating to the infamous pimp video.

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My response to Glen Beck’s silly “We surround them”

Glen Beck not too long ago did a silly little thing in which he posted a list of 9 statements and said that if you believe in them to send in a picture for him to do display them or

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Posted in Politics
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Does a Law Matter If No One Follows It?

I read an interesting article about the Republic Windows & Doors factory shut down in the New York Times. The interesting part of the article was when the author talked about how the federal law designed to force companies to

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Posted in Economics, Politics
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