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If you're in the US (or most of the rest of the civilized world): another country just ordered Google to censor your internet. Google has already (reluctantly) agreed to abet that country's censorship of its own internet; but that country says that keeping the information it wants to censor from getting to its own citizens isn't enough.

If that other country were some third-world dictatorship, I'd be opposed but not surprised. But this is France, attempting to get away with this by appealing to a newly-discovered "right". Even granting that that "right" is less scary than implied by the catchy new name they've come up for it (the literal interpretation of a "right to be forgotten" is a right to erase part of the minds of everyone who knows you), why is it any more reasonable than a theist's "right" to stop you from speaking ill of their prophet? Do the Nazis who invaded France have a "right to be forgotten", and if not, why do other criminals but not them? 

(Google is holding its ground in defiance of that French court's order to stop Americans from saying things to other Americans in America.)
The search engine plans to appeal the $112,000 penalty over claims that it did not comply with the country’s data protection rules
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Create your own urban mobility fingerprint/DNA using the interactive webmap. The map will show the area you can reach within a chosen time.
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Happy Blasphemy Day! 
If you believe that you follow a leader who has ordered his followers to commit genocide (Deuteronomy 20:16 etc.), may you not just be glad that he has finished his genocides and will order no more, but may you have the moral strength to rebel.
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It's still "possible" to avoid horribly grim outcomes, but ... not likely.
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Teary-eyed with pride.
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The UK censors the news, then censors the news about censoring the news. Seems in need of some Streisand Effecting. 
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I'll talk about my undergraduate graph theory thesis, with an open problem or two at the end.
Graph Minors MOP seminar
Fri, June 19, 2015, 7:30 PM
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Ah, that would explain why I can't map it to anywhere at MIT, say. :-)  Except that a bunch of us know a Stever who went to MIT.
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