Propelled by new technologies and the Internet’s steady incursion into every nook and cranny of life, collective intelligence offers powerful capabilities, from improving the efficiency of advertising to giving community groups new ways to organize.
A Citigroup infrastructure fund is bidding 7.9 billion euros ($10.2 billion) to buy a Spanish highway operating firm, the firms said on Monday.
When I keyword-searched news.google.com on 11/27/08 guess what I found? ZERO media discussion of India's draconian gun laws and their role in facilitating the November 26 terror attack on Mumbai. The mainstream media is still failing us, so I guess I'll have to do their job for them.
The U.S. military expects to have 20,000 uniformed troops inside the United States by 2011 trained to help state and local officials respond to a nuclear terrorist attack or other domestic catastrophe, according to Pentagon officials.
An investigation has been launched into two police officers and a special constable who were caught on camera attacking a soldier. CCTV footage shows Lance Corporal Mark Aspinall being punched on the floor by one officer while under restraint from two others.
One last thing: Bush should consider pardoning–and should at least be vociferously praising–everyone who served in good faith in the war on terror, but whose deeds may now be susceptible to demagogic or politically inspired prosecution by some seeking to score political points.
Saudi author and cleric, "Dr." Muhammad Al-'Arifi advises men on how to beat their wives. "Admonish them -- once, twice, three times, four times, ten times," he advised. "If this doesn't help, refuse to share their beds."
The Fourth Amendment’s shield against invasive searches reaches only partially across the border, a federal appeals court ruled this week, finding that the nation’s spies don't need a court order to wiretap an American overseas, though there has to be a good reason for listening in.
Italian bloggers are up in arms at a court ruling early this year that suggests almost all Italian blogs are illegal. This month, a senior Italian politician went one step further, warning that most web activity is likely to be against the law.
Many federal, state and local organizations were mentioned in this document, a number of which the ACLU did not know were involved. A number of these agencies are military based, which may directly conflict with Federal law that prohibits the military from engaging in domestic intelligence gathering.