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January 15, 2013
We suspect this will be less shocking to those of you already familiar with the violent crackdowns taking place in Bahrain, but most will likely find it discomforting nonetheless. Government officials from both the United States and Bahrain have insisted that the ordinance being sold by the Department of Defense couldn’t/wouldn’t be used against the Persian Gulf nation’s civilian population; however, some reports suggest that attacks with American weaponry have already occurred. source
16:43 // 1 year ago
August 21, 2012
After President Obama publicly debuted the White House’s home-brewed honey ale — aptly named White House Honey Ale — at a campaign stop last month, reporters and home-brewers alike have begged for details on the recipe. After a campaign on the White House’s “We The People” petition website failed, a Reddit user decided to take a more direct approach. Pictured above is an excerpt from a request filed under the Freedom of Information Act, asking that the White House release the recipe to a home-brewer with non-commercial ambitions. Do you think it’ll work? (Photo via Reddit user imatexasda) source
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16:38 // 1 year ago
April 26, 2012
Breaking: A federal judge just denied a Freedom of Information Act request for photos and video of Osama Bin Laden’s death. Here’s the document, above.
18:06 // 2 years ago
September 9, 2011
I don’t think you’ll have a lot of success with [identifying them]. It takes years to track stuff like this down. You’re dealing with something that’s not necessarily cut and dry.
Computer security expert Barrett Lyon • Speaking to Talking Points Memo about the DDOS attack that took their site down. Read more here.
22:47 // 2 years ago