Go to Prison for Sharing Files? That’s What Hollywood Wants in the Secret TPP Deal

The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) poses massive threats to users in a dizzying number of ways. It will force other TPP signatories to accept the United States’ excessive copyright terms of a minimum of life of the author plus 70 years, while locking the US to the same lengths so it will be harder to […]

Security is Not a Crime—Unless You’re an Anarchist

Riseup, a tech collective that provides security-minded communications to activists worldwide, sounded the alarm last month when a judge in Spain stated that the use of their email service is a practice, he believes, associated with terrorism. Javier Gómez Bermúdez is a judge of Audiencia Nacional, a special high court in Spain that deals with […]

BREAKING: United Nations Makes Major Move… This Is THEFT

FA Note:  The brouhaha about climate change has ALWAYS been about wealth redistribution: THEFT. United Nations climate negotiators found themselves at an impasse during a ten-day conference in Lima, Peru this month when the world’s second-largest economy — the United States — refused to subsidize the carbon dioxide emission reductions of the world’s largest economy […]

A Global Tax? UN Debates Requiring Members to Report ‘GHG’ Emissions

Such data is a prelude to implementing a massive redistribution of global wealth. Will the United Nations wield its unproven claim that greenhouse gas emissions cause climate change to require each of its 193 member nations to measure and report GHG emissions — a prerequisite for a global carbon tax? Does it really matter whether […]

Sen. Sessions: ‘Super-Elites in Washington and Wall Street Dream of World Without Borders’

FA Summary: Agenda 21 seeks the abolition of borders and the economic equalization of people across the world. After twenty years of implementation the plan is working! In a speech delivered on the Senate floor Friday as the Senate was debating a 1,603-page government funding bill that will permit President Obama to spend tax dollars […]

COP20: Ban Ki-moon hails delegates for paving way to ‘meaningful’ climate agreement

14 December 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has hailed the outcome of a United Nations-backed climate conference recently concluded in Lima, Peru, praising delegates for setting the groundwork for a more conclusive agreement to be reached in 2015, a spokesperson for the Organization today announced. The UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC), known also as Conference […]

The Disappearing States

Excerpts from a recent news article from McClatchy Newspapers: Rise in trade spurs U.S. to protect turtles 1.       “The U.S. government is proposing a new level of protection for certain freshwater turtles, concerned that a massive increase in overseas demand for the reptiles could hurt their long-term prospects.” 2.       “While none of the four species […]

Censoring the Web Isn’t the Solution to Terrorism or Counterfeiting. It’s the Problem.

In politics, as with Internet memes, ideas don’t spread because they are good—they spread because they are good at spreading. One of the most virulent ideas in Internet regulation in recent years has been the idea that if a social problem manifests on the Web, the best thing that you can do to address that […]