In Ebola fight, security forces to make villagers comply with medical plan
(CNN) – U.S. government officials are in ongoing talks about bringing back from Africa the Americans stricken by Ebola, an administration official and a State Department source tell CNN. The discussions involve how and when to return the Americans who have contracted the disease and where they should go, the officials said. [Previous story, 8:04 […]
Surprise Senate highway vote near deadline
WASHINGTON (CNN) — Alert: last-minute plot twist on a national issue that may involve your commute. As the U.S. Highway Trust Fund skids toward an August 1 money shortage, the Senate decided Tuesday to keep the issue in limbo at least a day or two more. The chamber veered from the course many had expected, […]
U.K. has a new punishment-free plan to turn download pirates into buyers
The British government has apparently decriminalized online piracy, VG247 reports, and pirates who download illegal copies of movies, music and games will no longer be punished, as the U.K. has figured out its actions against pirates were not working anyway. The government will still send out warning letters to Internet users who download illegal content, but after the fourth warning, no further ...
Rumor: 'Six Strikes' Copyright Plan Starts Rolling Out Monday
The Copyright Alert System, as it's been named ... However, with sources tipping off both Torrentfreak and The Daily Dot about the upcoming roll-out of the "six strikes" plan – in addition to the recent redesign of the Center for Copyright ...
ISPs Now Monitoring for Copyright Infringement
The so-called “Copyright Alert System” is backed by the President Barack Obama administration and was pushed heavily by record labels and Hollywood studios. The plan, more than four years in the making, includes participation by AT&T, Cablevision ...