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Anyone else seeing this today?  My internet is obviously working, but perhaps the repository is "closed for the holiday"...  Running 14.04.

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Having your personal and private conversations monitored and recorded is not OK.  Even when people really do have "nothing to hide".  These "pranksters" make that point very well.  This is worth a read if you care about privacy and privacy; it's worth an extra read if you think you don't!

#surveillance versus #privacy  
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Wow. A great article, critical of the recent outrageously lean punishment by the SEC written by...a commissioner of the SEC.  This is almost tricking me into thinking that some people in power actually care about the corruption and criminal practices in the #TBTF banks.  Almost.  Put some of the senior banking officials in jail, and I will gladly withdraw my "almost".

#SEC #Corrupt #Banks  
"It is troubling enough to consistently grant waivers for criminal misconduct.  It is an order of magnitude more troubling to refuse to enforce our own explicit requirements for such waivers.   This type of recidivism and repeated criminal misconduct should lead to revocations of prior waivers, not the granting of a whole new set of waivers.  We have the tools, and with the tools the responsibility, to empower those at the top of these institutio...
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Too Big Too Jail bankers are an international disgrace.  It's time to end this.

End #TBTF #TBTJ
Send #JPM #Barclays #RBS and #City #UBS #BAC officials to JAIL for their corrupt practices if you truly want this to end.  A fine is a worthless punishment and cannot hope to stop it.
Despite manipulating exchange rates to inflate their bonuses and defraud clients, the crooks have escaped criminal punishment and their identities are being kept secret.
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My thanks to #Google for leading the efforts to help reform the surveillance overreach

Are you listening, +Senator Dianne Feinstein and +SenatorBoxer ?

End mass #surveillance  
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I almost wish her luck too, as it's a step closer to finally getting the UK to fix it's severely broken social welfare system.
Mandy Cowie, 49, from Hastings is given around £22,000-a-year in state handouts and believes encouraging her own children to have babies means she will be supported for life.
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  #startrek  - yeah, it's that cool.
Chinese millionaire, Liu Dejian, has built an office headquarters designed to look like the Starship Enterprise from his beloved TV and movie series. The building is located in Fujian Province.
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Another great #ZeroHedge article.  This time on Greece's statement that they "may need to issue IOU's..." to buy them some time.

Investopedia puts the Greek default count at "at least five" (http://www.investopedia.com/financial-edge/0911/the-history-of-greek-sovereign-debt-defaults.aspx) so I'm sure just everyone would be happy taking a Greek IOU this time around, right?
"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble conceded the possibility that Greece may need a parallel currency alongside the euro if the country’s talks with creditors fail," Bloomberg reports. Meanwhile, "sideline" negotiations between Greek PM Tsipras and Angela Merkel breakdown in Riga.
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Shot for being suspected of stealing beer.  A "beer thief" should be held accountable for theft, but it's not a shooting offence, and nor should a police officer get into a situation to where it becomes a shooting situation either.
Officer reported he was being assaulted with a skateboard before shooting that left one man critically injured and one in stable condition
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So a parasite has to pay a 60 UK pound fine for fraudulently receiving 12,000 UK pound benefit payout that he was not entitled to.  This is what British Justice calls a"deterrent".  But McKenzie is not completely off the hook, no sir: he has to repay his 12 grand "overpayment" (which I would call "theft")...from future benefit checks that are going his way.  I kid you not.  You can't make stuff up this good.

British justice is badly broken.
David McKenzie (pictured) was filmed pushing a golf trolley round a course in Carlisle despite claiming to be 'virtually unable to walk'. The 43-year-old was caught out after also being filmed kicking a ball.
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There's obviously nothing better for them to do - or rather, they are clearly not capable of seeing so.  Enjoy another 4+ years of this, Britain, then you can vote in an equally worthless bunch.

#worthless #useless #politicians  
In the traditional Commons signing-in ceremony, in which MPs take an oath of allegiance to the Queen, SNP MPs Pete Wishart and Michelle Thomson ditched protocol to sit on the Labour front bench.
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Explosive and, if true, rightfully damaging article on #Hillary and her private email use.
A second secret email address used by Hillary Rodham Clinton while she was secretary of state was revealed Monday. The email address, published by The New York Times, was used in exchanges between ...
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Once upon a time, the earth cooled and DNA came into being.  I appeared long after all the hard work was done.

Likes: computing, classic Rock, being married, my two great kids (don't tell 'em I said that), sunshine; last but not least our military (especially the Army - I'll never stop appreciating what you do)

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