Archive for December, 2009

The patent system: End it, don’t mend it | Posted using ShareThis Advertisements

From slight paranoia. Only happens in the US, of course – I mean the public reporting of real-time wiretaps by law enforcement agencies. If you were to believe the public surveillance statistics, you might come away with the idea that government surveillance is exceedingly rare in the United States. Every year, the US Courts produce […]

Side-by-side comparison of old and new North Korean Won notes.

English AG Opined Iraq War was Illegal—By Scott Horton (Harper’s Magazine). The original Daily Mail article The Mail on Sunday can disclose that Attorney General Lord Goldsmith wrote the letter to Mr Blair in July 2002 – a full eight months before the war – telling him that deposing Saddam Hussein was a blatant breach […]