- Google, Apple, Microsoft, and
other tech companies are
launching a campaign to call for restrictions on US
surveillance and more transparency about the practices
- The FBI has
reportedly had the ability for years to operate laptop cameras
remotely without the users’ knowledge.
- Rand Paul
says his wife doesn’t want him to run for president in 2016 but
that he’s a “very able politician” who should be able to convince
believe Scott Brown may run for Senate again, in New Hampshire,
and want to be prepared for it.
- Rick Santorum
compared the fight against apartheid to the one against
Obamacare, saying both were against “great injustices.”
- A TSA agent at the St. Louis airport
confiscated the two-inch toy pistol of a cowboy sock monkey,
because, she argued, it could be mistaken for a real gun.
- Pro-Europe protesters in the Ukraine
toppled a statue of Vladimir Lenin, a symbol of Russian
- Six people were reportedly
admitted into a hospital in central Mexico for radiation
exposure. They may be linked to last week’s hijacking of a truck
carrying radioactive material.
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from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2013/12/09/am-links-tech-companies-launching-anti-s