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2013-06-25 23:15:50

The legal, policy, and ethical questions presented by the United States’ use of unmanned aerial vehicles to target suspected terrorists in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and beyond will be put on trial by law and international affairs experts in the next World on Trial episode. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 World on Trial, an international human rights television and web program produced by Penn State Law, begins filming its second episode on June 26. The program will feature Judge James E. Baker...

ACLU Takes Carriers To Task For Slow Android Updates
2013-04-18 09:29:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this week, security firm NQ Mobile released a report which found Android to be the mobile platform most targeted by hackers. Along with being the largest mobile platform — and therefore a large target for hackers — it also has a bad reputation for being a fragmented OS. Though Google frequently releases new updates to Android which generally include security updates, these patches often never reach the...

Occupy Wall Street Tweets Surrendered To Court
2012-09-16 05:16:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Much to the chagrin of online privacy advocates, Twitter has surrendered messages written by an Occupy Wall Street protester to a New York criminal court judge. More than three months´ worth of messages had been sought by the Manhattan district attorney's office in the trial of 23-year-old Malcolm Harris, one of approximately 700 protestors arrested during a mass protest that took place on the Brooklyn Bridge last October. He...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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