The faculty of the UC Davis physics department held an emergency faculty meeting in the late afternoon of Monday Nov. 21 to discuss the response to the recent pepper-spraying incident on campus. This followed extensive informal discussions among faculty, students, and staff, ncluding an “open house” in the chair’s office earlier that day.
By Anonymous | November 18, 2011 - 3:15 am | Comments Off on Mathematical Strategy for achieving success in the Occupy movement
It’s crucially important not to waste the strength already. If in doubt, disperse. The key is keeping the word around at minimum casualties. Gathering information on police tactics and how to defend.
This is a prolonged struggle. Expect 2-3 years. “Branding”/”product placement”/memeforcing “Occupy [stuff]” and “Real Democracy” is important in this phase, but it’s probably already achieved. Read more »
I am not one for violence, let me say that first and foremost. I have watched the movements, the Occupies across the world. I’ve cheered, cried, raged at the destruction of peoples camps and sometimes lives. I have witnessed some Occupiers lives, all they own, smashed, scooped up and thrown in dumpsters. Some peoples only treasures of photos and mementos of their families and of loved ones passed or lost, gone forever. Veterans beaten and disrespected by both the government and those they have to stand against at the Occupies. Harassed by the police under order of corrupt mayors and governors. Read more »
By Anonymous | November 10, 2011 - 8:08 pm | Comments Off on Details of all internet traffic should be logged – MEP
Politician claims data records will help ID paedos and predators
A member of the European Parliament wants users’ “traffic data”, rather than the specific content of online communications, to be logged under expanded EU laws on data storage. This is according to a statement from the European People’s Party (EPP) at the European Parliament.
Tiziano Motti, an Italian MEP, wants to extend the EU’s Data Retention Directive “to content providers (social networks etc) in order to identify more easily those who commit crimes, including paedophilia through sexual harassment on the net,” the EPP said.
By Anonymous | November 10, 2011 - 8:00 pm | 1 Comment
“Think of the children” has become the rallying cry of politicians around the world trying to push for ever-increasing Internet surveillance powers. Since nobody wants to run the risk of being branded as soft on crimes like paedophilia, resistance to such measures is greatly reduced as a result. Read more »
In recent weeks the governments of Britain, Israel, the US, Japan, India and China have reported alleged cyber attacks by foreign militaries, hackers, and malicious software like Duqu, a virus similar to the Stuxnet cyber weapon constructed by Israel and the US for use against Iran’s nuclear program. Although the nature and origin of the Read more »