Sunday, May 10, 2009 11:12
police ‘used undercover men to incite crowds’ An MP who was involved in last month’s G20 protests in
London is to call for an investigation into whether the police used
agents provocateurs to incite the crowds.
shed light on CIA use of sleep deprivation
Though widely perceived as more effective and less objectionable than
other interrogation methods, memos show it’s harsher and more
controversial than most realize. And it could be brought back.
breach US air traffic control computers
Hackers broke into US air traffic control computers on several occasions
over the past few years and increased reliance on Web applications and
commercial software has made networks more vulnerable, according to
a government audit.
allows police to track vehicles with GPS
A Wisconsin appeals court ruled Thursday that police were within their
constitutional authority when they placed a GPS tracking device on a
vehicle belonging to a man accused of stalking.
Set to Revive Military Commissions
The Obama administration is preparing to revive the system of military
commissions established at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, under new rules that
would offer terrorism suspects greater legal protections, government
states mulling Google book-scan pact
A group of US state attorneys general recently held a conference call
to discuss Google’s $125m digital book settlement with the US
Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers.
students protest against civilian casualties
Chanting “Death to America!” and weeping as they prayed,
hundreds of Kabul university students marched on Sunday in protest
against U.S. air strikes last week that Afghan officials say killed
more than 100 civilians.