Late Night: The Untouchables

By: Thursday July 31, 2014 8:00 pm

In American life, there is a large and growing number of institutions that act with utter impunity, are coddled by a fawning media, and no one, certainly not our supine elected officials, can dislodge them from their lofty perch, from which they shit on us all like cackling birds aiming at a just-washed car.

 

NSA Seeks Immunity for Tech Firms That Collaborate

By: Thursday June 20, 2013 8:36 am

The National Security Agency’s response to the public revelations that tech firms are collaborating on PRISM and other legally dubious spying programs is simple – give the companies legal immunity.

Fatster’s News Roundup from July 9, 2012

By: Tuesday July 10, 2012 6:10 am

Missed the news yesterday. Catch up with Fatster’s roundup of stories, including news about Pakistan supply routes, Egyptian democracy, Libyan elections, Spanish bond rates, Greek politics, CBO stimulus studies, corporate taxes, Mexican drug cartel, LIBOR, AG Holder, Congressional Black Caucus, Texas voting rights, Moonie Times, telecoms, Hillary Clinton and much more.

This Is Not A Cell Phone

By: Monday August 16, 2010 3:30 pm

Remember, this is not a cell phone. And you shouldn’t be discriminated against the choice of a small, handheld device or a device which sits on your desk; the data you’re making or retrieving is moving across the same networks, from you to me and back again.

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