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Sorting the Real Sandy Photos From the Fakes

Posted on November 1st, 2012 at 23:36 by John Sinteur in category: News

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The fakes come in three varieties: 1) Real photos that were taken long ago, but that pranksters reintroduce as images of Sandy, 2) Photoshopped images that are straight up fake, and 3) The combination of the first two: old, Photoshopped pictures being trotted out again.


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“It Is An Insult To Democracy To Spend Two Billion Dollars On A Campaign!”

Posted on November 1st, 2012 at 22:10 by Paul Jay in category: News


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  1. I consulted my Rex-o-matic*: “It’s the ultimate Orgasm of Righteous Indignation giving everyone that delightful frisson of belonging to something overwhelmingly big and important.”

    * For those with more patrician tendencies I believe there’s a Conrad Black-o-matic available.

Pirate Bay co-founder in solitary confinement in Sweden

Posted on November 1st, 2012 at 16:18 by John Sinteur in category: Intellectual Property

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Sweden has The Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Svartholm in solitary confinement, locked up for 23 hours a day, says his mother. Svartholm was convicted of helping people to break copyright law by creating and running the file sharing website.

­Two months ago, he was arrested in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh, after the court sentenced him to one year behind bars in absentia. Shortly after the detention, Svartholm was extradited to Sweden.

Via email, the website vice.com corresponded with Kristina Svartholm, Gottfrid’s mother, regarding her son’s detention. Kristina has organized an email address to which fans, supporters can send letters to Svartholm in prison.

The co-founder’s mother said that “the prosecutor has claimed that Gottfrid could destroy evidence, disturb the investigation, and even commit crimes if he wasn’t being held in custody with these restrictions… I wish to point out that there are two more persons involved in the same hack thing that he is suspected of now. Both have been kept in custody earlier, but both are free now, presumably free to do whatever they wish. This makes the need for ‘solitary confinement’ even more puzzling.”


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  1. A murderer would be treated better. It’s past time to realize Democracy is dead. All the Democratic governments are owned by the corporations.

Romney burned by own lie to Ohioans

Posted on November 1st, 2012 at 16:15 by John Sinteur in category: Indecision 2012


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