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Hair Analysis Underway in Texas
Science & Tech  (tags: society, safety, sadness, rights, police, law, interesting, humans, freedoms, crime, culture, abuse, americans, ethics, study, research, science, scientists, discovery )

JL
- 270 days ago - innocenceproject.org
the Texas Forensic Science Commission (TFSC) voted unanimously Friday morning to review state criminal convictions that included testimony on microscopic hair analysis.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED "Animal Testing" Label Placed on Product Packaging: Brazil
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Kelly
- 361 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The animals can not defend themselves, especially when the laws favor companies that only seek to profit ... With this petition, we will at least identify the companies that use innocent beings for testing,
Say No to Internet Censorship
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, censorship, rights, trade, humans, internet, world )

Kathy
- 399 days ago - openmedia.org
For the first time, actual Presidents and Prime Ministers of 12 powerful countries will meet behind closed doors to seal an extreme Internet censorship plan called the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Video:If You're Not Laughing, You're Not Paying Attention.
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, technology, space, society, research, interesting, off-beat, humor, funny, americans, culture, media, rights, safety, ethics )

JL
- 453 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Killer iPhones, a 3rd moon for the Earth, and the race to cut out the racists: all in this week's episode of Absurdity Today, the independent news parody series hosted by political satirist Julianna Forlano.
Take Action:Keep the Federal Government Out of Your Inbox!
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', rights, safety, society, politics, law, internet, usa, internet, technology, tech, safety, investigation )

JL
- 517 days ago - supportinternetprivacy.com
The IRS -- or any agency of the federal government -- should not be able to access my email account without my consent or a search warrant.
U.S. Gives Big, Secret Push to Internet Surveillance
Science & Tech  (tags: abuse, americans, news, crime, cover-up, usa, ethics, rights, sadness, safety, society, law, internet, freedoms, americans, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, government, technology, NewTechnology, investigation, discovery )

JL
- 552 days ago - news.cnet.com
Justice Department agreed to issue "2511 letters" immunizing AT&T and other companies participating in a cybersecurity program from criminal prosecution under the Wiretap Act, according to new documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Cent
Secrets of FBI Smartphone Surveillance Tool Revealed in Court Fight
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, society, research, safety, performance, abuse, business, consumers, internet, law, police, safety, rights, abuse, crime, NewTechnology, investigation, Gizmos, discovery, design )

JL
- 563 days ago - wired.com
A legal fight over the government's use of a secret surveillance tool has provided new insight into how the controversial tool works and the extent to which Verizon Wireless aided federal agents in using it to track a suspect.
Children Flourish in LGBTQ Families
Science & Tech  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, gayrights, freedoms, education, dishonesty, culture, children, ethics, family, health, humans, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, research, science, scientists, study, safety, society )

JL
- 586 days ago - mlp.org
According to the American Psychological Association (APA), "Research has shown that the adjustment, development, and psychological well-being of children is unrelated to parental sexual orientation, & that the children of lesbian and gay parents are as
The Science Gender Gap in 4 Horrifying Charts
Science & Tech  (tags: women, society, rights, sadness, freedoms, education, culture, americans, children, ethics, science, scientists, study, research )

JL
- 597 days ago - motherjones.com
call your attention to Nature's eye-popping new report on the persistent gender gap in the sciences. The short of it: Women scientists have made some gains, but they're still getting the short end of the stick.
Playful City USA 3.0: Plugged in for Outdoor Play?
Science & Tech  (tags: activists, americans, children, culture, ethics, family, society, safety, rights, usa, technology, tech, safety, internet, Gizmos, health )

JL
- 598 days ago - kaboom.org
As several Playful City USA communities have found, play time doesn't have to compete with screen time.These communities are using mobile apps, QR codes, and social media to drive citizen engagement around their parks, playgrounds, and other outdoor publ
Meet the Rules of the Internet
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, law, interesting, rights, safety, society, sadness, family, children, abuse, culture, freedoms, environment, ethics, computers, interesting, habitat, investigation, news, performance, research, study )

Susan
- 619 days ago - cnn.com
Welcome to the Internet. It's a big place, so let me show you around.You're approaching Oversharing Pass, where residents routinely post too much information. The Facebook Gorge and Twitter Triangle are particularly nefarious time-sucks. Restraint is adv
Women in India, Other Developing Countries Lag in Internet Use - Intel Report
Science & Tech  (tags: world, women, rights, computers, computer, internet, science, research, study, technology )

JL
- 654 days ago - in.reuters.com
More needs to be done to boost women's & girl's lagging online access, tech giant Intel Corp (INTC.O) said in a report to be released later on Thursday that calls for doubling the number of female Internet users in developing nations over the next 3 yrs
Courts Divided Over Searches of Cellphones
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, constitution, ethics, government, politics, u.s., usa, crime, culture, freedoms, rights, safety, police, law, internet, investigation, discovery, NewTechnology )

JL
- 697 days ago - nytimes.com
Judges and lawmakers across the country are wrangling over whether and when law enforcement authorities can peer into suspects' cellphones, and the cornucopia of evidence they provide.
 

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