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  • Weíre all under surveillance. So what?

    06/22/2013 5:11:34 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 42 replies
    Maclean's ^ | JUNE 21, 2013 | Jesse Brown
    Iíve been covering privacy issues for the past six years, roughly the same time period that saw the largest erosion of personal privacy in human history. Yet of the handful of technology topics I write about, privacy is consistently the least popular with readers. Unless some federal minister is equating privacy fears with support for child molesters, people just donít click. But two weeks ago, everyone decided to finally give a damn about privacy. Then, just as suddenly, everyone was over it. The inciting incident was the news of PRISM, a massive National Security Agency surveillance effort, which was leaked...
  • Alaskan town home to airport with no planes and harbor with no road

    11/22/2012 10:01:29 AM PST · by Baynative · 14 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 11/12/12 | Eric Pfeiffer
    Remember Alaska's infamous bridge to nowhere? Well, another town in "Seward's Icebox" has upped the ante after building an unused $75.5 million airport and a $29 million harbor with no roads connecting to the town.
  • Aaron Tippin benefit for local Marine (Northern California)

    12/08/2006 9:12:23 AM PST · by BlueNgold · 18 replies · 1,955+ views
    On January 6th of this year, Jeff and the rest of the 3/5 from Pendleton deployed to Iraq. Jeff was the lead driver of the command platoon. Lt. Jensen, SgtMjr Kufchek, Cpl "Cheeks" Ramirez, and LCpl Bowie, were in Jeff's humvee. On may 21st, they left Camp Fallujah on a routine patrol. They had just crossed a bridge when they encountered a "routine" IED (improvised explosive device) with minimal damage and they continued their patrol. Because of the earlier IED, Lt Jensen chose to return to camp on an alternate route. They came upon some debris in the middle of...
  • UCT 1 Salvages Mississippi Marina During Katrina Recovery Efforts

    09/19/2005 4:44:50 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 425+ views
    Navy NewsStand ^ | Sep 19, 2005 | Journalist 1st Class (SW) Rachael L. Leslie
    PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. (NNS) -- Divers from Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1, based out of Little Creek, Va., continued to clear a marina here Sept. 17 to that was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina. The team of 15 divers from UCT 1 is on its fourth day of recovery efforts at the small fishing marina, which provides $15 million in oysters and $5 million in shrimp revenue to the communities of southern Mississippi each year. According to Chief Builder (SCW/DSW) Margaret S. Cooper of UCT-1, the first priority of the team has been clearing the marina of all the debris collected...