Internet Freedom and Copyright Reform: Aaron Swartz’s Suspicious Death By Stephen Lendman

15 January 2013 — Global Research

Wall Street Journal headlined “An Internet Activist Commits Suicide.”

New York’s medical examiner announced death by “hang(ing) himself in his Brooklyn apartment.”

Lingering suspicions remain. Why would someone with so much to give end it all this way? He was one of the Internet generation’s best and brightest.

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Aaron Swartz: Reddit Co-Founder Killed Himself Due to Government Censorship and Harassment?

14 January 2013 — Washington’s Blog

In His Honor, Can Reddit Stop Censoring?

Reddit co-founder and free speech activist Aaron Swartz killed himself due to government censorship and harassment.  (He was probably clinically depressed and apparently committed suicide; no one is alleging that he was murdered.)

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UK Parliament: Phone Hack Report Published / Welfare Reform Bill: So far

2 January 2012 — UK Parliament

From the UK government’s Website and worthwhile visiting or subscribe to their RSS feed. Here are a few of the latest:

MPs publish report on unauthorised tapping or hacking of mobile communications 23/12/2011 at 09:59

The Welfare reform bill is currently in report stage. Two days of further scrutiny by the Lords has been completed.

Lords to hear evidence from The Journalism Foundation
MPs publish report on unauthorised tapping or hacking of mobile communications 20/12/2011 at Noon
Lords Communications Committee continue their inquiry into the future of investigative journalism”

Video: Against AFRICOM: Questioning the US Agenda in Africa

20 December 2011 — grtv

Established in 2007, the United States African Command (AFRICOM) has been at the heart of the US agenda to secure the continent and its resources against America’s supposed enemies. Now, many are questioning AFRICOM’s role on the continent at all.

Find out more about the race for Africa’s riches in this week’s GRTV Feature Interview with former congresswoman and 2008 presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney.

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‘Dirty Digger’ Murdoch Newslinks 26-27 July 2011

27 July 2011 —

27 July 2011
Murdochs were given secret defence briefings
The Independent – Media RSS Feed Today at Midnight
The extraordinary access that Cabinet ministers granted Rupert Murdoch and his children was revealed for the first time yesterday, with more than two dozen private meetings between the family and senior members of the Government in the 15 months since David Cameron entered Downing Street.

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Rupert ‘Dirty Digger’ Newslinks 24-25 July 2011

25 July 2011 —

25 July 2011
What’s New: Sleaze of the world
Socialist Project Today at 09:00
Good riddance to bad rubbish. That’s what many in Britain are saying after the shutdown of the notorious tabloid News of the World following revelations about how low the Rupert Murdoch-owned paper sank in its drive for salacious scoops.

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Rupert ‘Dirty Digger’ Murdoch Newslinks 22-23 July 2011

23 July 2011 —

Hacking In Brief: 23/07/2011
The Independent – Media RSS Feed Today at Midnight
News Corp executive ‘leaked Cable story’
Ian Burrell
Kroll, the global corporate investigations company, has named a top News Corp executive as the strong suspect in ‘orchestrating’ the leak of a tape which led to the downfall of Business Secretary Vince Cable, who claimed he had ‘declared war’ on Rupert Murdoch.

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