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2013-05-29 23:14:53

This was one very big step toward getting this deal done.

Anonymous Threat Forces US Navy To Shut Down Wi-Fi Networks
2013-05-21 14:44:03

Last week the hacker collective Anonymous began advertising another one of their “campaigns” to attack the US government as a form of protest. Taking to Twitter, the group said they planned to “disrupt activities” at US Naval Base Guantanamo Bay in protest of the way prisoners have reportedly been treated there.

Medical Costs Vary Greatly Between Hospitals
2013-05-10 05:33:26

The amount that hospitals charge the US government for common inpatient procedures – and the amount that those medical facilities receive for services rendered – varies greatly, according to information released Wednesday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Hacktivists Call For Internet Blackout Today To Protest CISPA
2013-04-22 07:28:40

The group of hackers which acts as part troublemaker and part watchdog is calling for an Internet blackout today to protest CISPA, a bill which passed last Thursday.

Softbank And Sprint Say No To Chinese Companies
2013-03-29 18:46:25

Amidst rising concerns about cyber spying, Sprint and Softbank have said they will not use any equipment from China-based Huawei Technologies.

2013-03-19 11:42:17

In a report released today, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues concluded that the federal government would have to take multiple steps before anthrax vaccine trials with children could be ethically considered.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).