Brazil’s “Bill of Rights for the Internet” is On

globalvoicesonline-marcociviljaJust earlier this month, Tim Berners-Lee proposed the Internet Magna Carta or the same Bill
‘On the 25th anniversary of his first draft of the first proposal for what would become the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee warns that the neutrality of the medium is under threat from governments and corporations…’

Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies approved the one-of-kind bill that ensures fundamental rights of free expression and privacy online.
‘Driven by public interest, as opposed to the interests of businesses or government, the Marco Civil could have a revolutionary effect on the current Internet policy environment. Nevertheless, concerns about certain aspects of the bill were still prevalent among activists and even supporters…’

Russia Takes Control of Spy Dolphins
And dump iPads over spy fears
Ukrainian Army dophins, which have been trained to plant bombs and kill frogmen, will be transferred to Russia
‘Russian forces completed their take over of the Ukrainian navy’s assets in Crimea with the storming of the minesweeper Cherkessy.

‘The Ukrainian navy has been reduced to only 10 vessels, with the other 51 it held at the beginning of this month, including its only submarine, now flying the Russian flag.

‘But of all the Ukrainian military assets Russia has seized during the annexation, none is quite as unusual as the combat dolphin program…’

Russian officials dump iPads over spy fears
‘Russian government officials have swapped their iPads for Samsung tablets to ensure tighter security, the telecoms minister told news agencies on Wednesday.

‘Journalists spotted that ministers at a cabinet meeting were no longer using Apple tablets, and minister Nikolai Nikiforov confirmed the changeover “took place not so long ago.”

‘He said the ministers’ new Samsungs were “specially protected devices that can be used to work with confidential information.”‘

America Is The Only Country Where A Child Can Be Sentenced To Life Behind Bars
‘The United States is the only country in the world that sentences juveniles — individuals younger than 18 years old — to life in prison without parole.

‘Among the cases being highlighted by the groups is that of Juwan Wickware, who was 16 when he participated in a robbery that resulted in the death of a Flint, Mich., pizza delivery man.

‘Prosecutors said that on April 7, 2010, Wickware and another teen, Donqua Williams, shot at Michael Nettles — Williams with a .40-caliber pistol and Wickware with a .22-caliber rifle, according to Michigan Live.

‘A .40-caliber bullet was found in Nettles and .22-caliber bullet casings were found at the scene. “It is absolutely clear Juwan didn’t shoot him,” said LaBelle…’

These people are sick
“It’s cool to wear the Mark of the Beast”
‘What are organizations like DARPA (the Defense Department research arm) and Google all hot and bothered by these days?

‘How about tattoos on kids that make them easy to track?

‘And “ingestible” tracking devices that you can take every day “like a vitamin pill…”


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