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Britainâ€™s Home Secretary Jacqui Smith said Monday that the government wants telecom firms and Internet service providers to maintain records of every e-mail, phone call and Web site visit made in the country.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmericaSpeakOn.org (ASO) announces today the launch of a nation-wide online and grassroots Movement of Americans committed to basic freedoms. AmericaSpeakOn.org invites all Americans to get up, get involved, use their voice, and speak their minds.
NEW YORK, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to news sources, on Monday China launched a crackdown on Internet pornography, targeting online portals and search engines such as Google.
Text of report in English by Finish conservative newspaper Helsingin Sanomat International Edition website, on 25 September [Unattributed report: "NBI To Monitor Internet More Closely"] Interior Ministry blocks access of ordinary police to YouTube The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) is upgrading its monitoring of the Internet for about a month, said National Police Commissioner Mikko Paatero on Wednesday [ 24 September].
The City of Lake Forest and the Lake Forest City Council entered into a stipulated agreement to dismiss a lawsuit pending in U.S.
By Marc Freeman, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 31--A Palm Beach County judge this week dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union against local education officials over the county's high school graduation rate.
To: RADIO-TELEVISION EDITORS Contact: William Perry Pendley of the Mountain States Legal Foundation, +1-303-292-2021 DENVER, July 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A demand by a federal agency that two companies agree to a race-based set aside as a condition to approval of their merger today drew a warning that the provision is unconstitutional from a western, nonprofit, public- interest law firm known for civil rights litigation.
On Tuesday, a federal appeals court struck down a 1998 law proposed to protect children from sexual and objectionable material on the Internet calling the law unconstitutional.
This weekend marks the 160th anniversary of the first women's rights convention in history.
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union said on Friday it may challenge on religious grounds a new ordinance in Orlando banning the feeding of homeless people in downtown parks.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.