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  • ACLU files ‘friend of the court’ brief in docs v. glocks case

     
    The American Civil Liberties Union and several children's groups have filed an amicus brief with the U.S. District Court supporting a request to put a stop to a new law that limits a medical provider's ability to ask about a patient's gun ownership. &#...
  • Fifteen suppositions from John Maus on art, music, blowing up cities on film and Ariel Pink

     
    John Maus, the synthpunk artist based in Minnesota, is a thinking man’s musician, spouting off theory gleaned from his years studying music composition at CalArts and politics and aesthetics at the European Graduate School, where both filmmaker Atom...
  • Threatening Obama: The high price of free speech

     
    A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found Walter Bagdasarian's online threats against Barack Obama 'repugnant' but not illegal....
  • LEBANON: Popular musician briefly detained for defaming president

     
    Zeid Hamdan, 35, singer, composer and producer in the Lebanese band Zeid and the Wings was briefly imprisoned Wednesday morning for defaming Lebanese President Michel Suleiman in his single "General Suleiman." Before Suleiman was elected as President of...
  • Guy Fawkes Night cyber attack on Facebook threatened in video [Updated]

     
    Guy Fawkes Night attack on Facebook?: Anonymous could be planning a Nov. 5 cyber attack against the world's largest social networking site, Facebook. Nov. 5 is Guy Fawkes night....
  • Hacking: Anonymous takes on BART

     
    It's hard to sympathize with a group of vigilantes that causes as much collateral damage as Anonymous does, but the hacker collective at least has a point in its ongoing assault on websites associated with the Bay Area's BART system....
  • 'Anonymous' hackers target BART, Fullerton police

     
    The hacker-activist group Anonymous threatened cyber attacks against the Fullerton Police Department and the Bay Area Rapid Transit system after controversial police confrontations. The threat to hack the Fullerton police website was in response to the...
  • Cigarettes: What's different about scary warning labels for smokers?

     
    Several cigarette companies have filed suit against the federal government, claiming that newly approved graphic warning labels are an infringement on their freedom of speech. In this case, instead of throttling speech, the tobacco industry complains, the...
  • Sheriff drops investigation of The Game over 'phone mob' tweet [Updated]

     
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday abruptly ended its investigation into rapper The Game less than a week after a message from his Twitter account jammed calls for hours at the Compton station. Sheriff's officials noted that The........
  • Unlikely pair now back suspended Lake teacher

     
    The American Civil Liberties Union has joined the ultra-conservative Liberty Counsel in backing a suspended Lake County teacher who made anti-gay comments on Facebook. The ACLU released a statement to the Sentinel in defense of Jerry Buell, a Mount Dora...
  • 'Expendables' sequel to be China co-production

     
    Last year's Sylvester Stallone action movie "The Expendables" was the 10th-highest-grossing release of the year in China, collecting $32.1 million in one of the world's fastest-growing film markets. But Nu Image, which financed the movie, collected less...