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Analysis | No, Sweden isn’t hiding an immigrant crime problem. This is the real story.

Analysis | No, Sweden isn’t hiding an immigrant crime problem. This is the real story. Worth a read.

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(via The Opposite of Carnage – The New York Times)

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Law enforcement took more stuff from people than burglars did last year

Law enforcement took more stuff from people than burglars did last year Policing should not be a for profit enterprise.

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MtGox Files For Bankruptcy Protection

MtGox Files For Bankruptcy Protection Owner Mark Karpeles said, ‘There was some weakness in the system, and the bitcoins have disappeared. I apologize for causing trouble.’“ The freedom loving folks from Mt Gox demand protection from the state to protect them from their incompetence. At what point will they demand bailouts?

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Richard Clarke on Chamber Attack Plans: It’s A Felony, They Should Go To Jail

Richard Clarke, who served for both Democratic and Republican Presidents, including a stint as the cyber security czar for the Bush administration, denounced the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for plottingwith a group of military contractors to hack into progressive groups. Clarke was in DC speaking at a cyber security conference hosted by Symantec. … Clarke […]

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Why zip codes have connotations.

From Why zip codes have connotations.