Mexican Eco-Terrorists Attack Nanotechnologists

ZRecs 2009 BPA-Free Water Bottle Showdown
‘Over the past two years, Mexican scientists involved in bio- and nanotechnology have become targets. They’re not threatened by the nation’s drug cartels. They’re marked for death by a group of bomb-building eco-terrorists with the professed goal of destroying human civilization.

‘The group, which goes by the name Individualidades Tendiendo a lo Salvaje (ITS), posted its manifesto to anarchist blog Liberacion Total last month. The manifesto takes credit for a failed bombing attempt that month against a researcher at the Biotechnology Institute at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. And the group promises more…’

Why nanotech is dangerous

How to Choose Your Battles and Fight for What Actually Matters
‘Any moment in life can turn into a heated argument, but most shouldn’t. Conversely, you may not have the energy or confidence to stand up for yourself when it matters. Whether you fight too much or too little, you have a problem choosing your battles. Here’s how to choose your battles and get what you want when it actually matters…’

93% of Americans Have Plastic in their Blood & Urine
With 6 billion pounds of BPA being produced each year it is no wonder why it is in 93% of people tested. Money is definitely a factor in the decisions of governments to ban or limit the import/export of Bisphenol-A. For instance here you can see the United States government telling France that they cannot ban BPA because it will hurt U.S. exports:

Scientific American reported on April 1st 2012 that the U.S. will opt Not to Ban BPA in canned foods:
more reports here

EFF Defends Bloggers Sued by Prenda law firm
‘Prenda Law Firm, one of the “copyright troll” law firms bringing mass “John Doe” cases for alleged BitTorrent downloading copyright infringements, and its principal, have sued two bloggers who have been critical of Prenda and the other “troll” lawyers. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has entered the fray to defend the bloggers…’


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