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Comcast fights shareholder call for lobbying transparency, saying that it would be “burdensome” to reveal how much it spends lobbying states

A group of Quaker investors called Friends Fiduciary have introduced a shareholder motion that was backed by the owners of more than a million Comcast shares, calling on the company to voluntarily disclose its state-level lobbying activities; the company strenuously objects to making such disclosures, calling the measure an "unnecessary burden."

The company falsely stated that ...

The Pirate Bay still lives

Despite 15 years of legal action, jailed founders, and countless takedown demands, The Pirate Bay still remains live on the 'net.

This is the story of a plain-looking website that sprung from the most fertile period of the early internet, blatantly raised its middle fingers at intellectual property laws and copyright owners and lived for ...

Rudy Giuliani slurs a tweet attacking Nancy Pelosi for hoaxed slurring

What is going on.

This appears to be a slurred tweet from Rudy Giuliani piling on to an orchestrated political attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But honestly, who knows anymore?

Yesterday, Trump and his party circulated a badly produced fake video that purported to show Nancy Pelosi slurring her words, in response to Pelosi's call ...

British Prime Minister announces resignation

British Prime Minister Theresa May announced she would stand down as the leader of the Conservative Party on June 7, triggering a party leadership race. She will remain Prime Minister until a replacement is chosen, probably in July.

The BBC:

In an emotional statement, she said she had done her best to deliver Brexit and it ...

What’s Steve Bannon up to? Stoking race war in Paris, hugging RT’s George Galloway in Kazakhstan

Lo, how the mighty have fallen.

Theresa May, yes, but also Steve Bannon.

Steve Bannon is in Almaty, Kazakhstan, today, just a few of days before the long-planned handover of power from President Nursultan Äbishuly Nazarbayev to his hand-picked successor.

Here is Bannon, fresh off the plane from stoking race war in Paris and advising Boris Johnson on ...

HACKED: Perceptics, license plate reader provider for US Border Patrol at Mexico border

Hackers have breached Perceptics, which sells border security technology and license plate reader systems and the like to governments and other entities. The U.S. government uses their readers, including along the US-Mexico border.

“The hacker known as 'Boris Bullet-Dodger' has published what appears to be internal data belonging to Perceptics, which provides license ...

Listen to an author realize her forthcoming book contains a terrible mistake

Author Naomi Wolf has a new book coming out titled "Outrages: ***, Censorship and the Criminalization of Love". It's about the emergence of homosexuality as a concept and its criminalization in 19th-century England.

...the story, brilliantly told, of why this two-pronged State repression took hold—first in England and spreading quickly to America—and why it was ...