Posts Tagged ‘block’

Hong Kong braces for internet restrictions after web domain firm says it will block sites that ‘contravene public interest’

Web operators in Hong Kong have been warned they face being blocked by the region’s domain registrar under a new policy banning “inappropriate content,” including any deemed illegal or “disruptive to the operation of government.” The Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation (HKIRC) alerted people who hold ‘.hk’ domains to its new Acceptable Use Policy via email […]

Hong Kong national security law used to block protest-related website

HONG KONG  – A Hong Kong website that publishes material mainly related to anti-government protests in 2019 said its users’ access had been blocked by the city’s internet service providers (ISPs). The website, HKChronicles, said it began receiving reports from Hong Kong-based users saying they were no longer able to access the site as of […]

Trump lawyer Giuliani was pushing senators to block Biden victory even after riots began, misdialed voicemail reveals

The hours in which the US Capitol was recovering from violence unleashed by pro-Donald Trump rioters on Wednesday, the president’s lawyer and top adviser, Rudy Giuliani, continued his relentless effort to block president-elect Joe Biden’s victory, according to details leaked from his misdialed call.   Mr Giuliani misdialed a senator while frantically working the phones […]

Chicago tried to block video of cops arresting and cuffing naked woman in bungled raid on her home

Chicago tried to block video showing police wrongly raiding the home of a woman who was naked as officers smashed through her door and then arrested her. Lawyers for city mayor Lori lightfood on Monday filed an emergency motion in court to prevent footage of the bungled search being made public. Officials applied to a […]

Apple threatens to block apps that track users without permission under new privacy move

Tech giant Apple has warned developers that their apps could be pulled from its store if they refuse to comply with a new Tracking Transparency framework it says prevents advertisers from gathering user data. Apple’s new App Tracking Transparency feature forces companies to present an authorization prompt to users on an opt-in basis before they […]

J Street backs bipartisan Senate effort to block Trump’s massive UAE arms sale

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Trump appeals as judge rejects effort to block Pennsylvania vote certification

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania  — US President Donald Trump is appealing a federal judge’s dismissal of his campaign’s effort to block the certification of votes in Pennsylvania. The president and other plaintiffs filed notice of appeal to the 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals on Sunday, a day after the judge issued a scathing order shooting down […]

Obama Judge Dismisses Trump Lawsuit Seeking to Block Pennsylvania From Certifying Election Results

An Obama-appointed Judge has tossed out the Trump campaign lawsuit seeking to block Pennsylvania from certifying its election result. US District Judge of the United States District Court for Pennsylvania, Matthew Brann, predictably dismissed Trump’s lawsuit and claimed it would “disenfranchise almost 7 million voters.” The Trump campaign argued the equal protection clause in their […]

House Democrats Block Small Business Aid Extension for 40th Time

House Democrats on Thursday blocked a Republican motion to extend small business aid for the 40th time since August. House Democrats blocked a motion that would have allowed the House to vote on a bill to extend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). By advancing the Previous Question on Thursday, Democrats prevented the House from considering […]

Why A Himalayan Salt Block Is One of The Greatest Things You Could Own

A Himalayan salt block is a large piece of pink salt, hand carved and formed into a plate.It is this giant, luminescent chunk of salt that is infused with magnesium, iron, zinc, manganese and all these beautiful minerals that give it this preternatural, pink, crazy color. They are a very unique way to prepare and […]

Netanyahu urged to block appointment of racist Likud activist to top Zionist post

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U.S. judge refuses to block ‘No Boycott of Israel’ measure

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Democrats Fail To Block Barrett’s Supreme Court Nomination As Effort To Shut Down Senate Blocked

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer failed on Monday to adjourn the Senate until after the election in an effort to stop the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court. Republicans blasted the move pointing out that this would also sink any effort to pass a coronavirus stimulus relief package. Schumer moved […]

AMA Joins Planned Parenthood to Ask Supreme Court to Block Trump Rule Keeping Abortion Separate from Family Planning

The American Medical Association (AMA) has joined with Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block a Trump administration rule that marks a clear boundary between abortion and family planning. The groups filed the petition Thursday following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and before […]

Kahol Lavan: ‘We’ll break coalition agreement and block advisory panel on senior appointments’

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AOC: Impeachment of AG Barr, Trump on the Table to Block SCOTUS Pick

Radical Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has declared that impeachment proceedings against President Trump and AG William Barr could be impliemented to block a new SCOTUS pick. During a Sunday night press conference with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, AOC said: “We must also commit to using every procedural tool available to us to ensure that […]

Nasty Nancy Doesn’t Rule Out Impeachment to Block SCOTUS Nominee

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hinted that impeachment might be on the cards to stop President Trump selecting a Supreme Court nominee before this November’s election. During an appearance on Sunday’s broadcast of ABC’s “This Week,” Pelosi was asked by anchor George Stephanopoulos whether impeachment was on the table. “Let me press you though on what […]

Report: President Trump to Block U.S. Downloads of TikTok by Sunday

A recent report by Reuters claims that the U.S. Commerce Department plans to block downloads of the Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat in the United States by Sunday, September 20. This claim, made by three sources, could indicate the Trump White House is not satisfied by the Oracle deal to be a “trusted” partner for […]

Hasidic Jewish pilgrims block Ukraine border when barred entry over coronavirus fears

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Trump asks Supreme Court to let him block Twitter critics | #TheCube

The White House is petitioning the Supreme Court to allow U.S. President Donald Trump to block critics on Twitter. A petition was filed by President Trump and the White House Director of Social Media, Dan Scavino, calling for a reversal of a 2019 court decision. In 2017, President Trump had blocked a number of accounts […]

Bolivians Continue To Block Hundreds Of Roads

Bolivians Continue To Block Hundreds Of Roads Over 140 major highways and roads have been blocked by protesters across Bolivia to demand that the general elections be held on September 6 and for the de facto president, Jeanine Áñez, to resign immediately.  The national strike and nationwide road blockades, called for by the Bolivian […]

Censorship: Dictator Erdogan Continues to Block Syria News in Turkey

August 7, 2020 Arabi Souri The Turkish madman and Sultan wannabe Recep Tayyeb Erdogan continues to block our site Syria News in Turkey, or better call it Erdoganstan, the site has been blocked since 2013. A thread on Reddit reminded me of the blocking in Turkey, it’s been a while I didn’t check with our visitors from Turkey whether they can […]

Occupy The Block For The Neville Family On Third Week

Above photo: From the Triad City Beat. Triad Abolition Project regarding Rally of Support for the Neville Family, and Civil Disobedience Arrests. Triad Abolition Project and Occupy WSNC are on day 23 of our occupation at Bailey Park. While none of our demands have been met, Sheriff Bobby Kimbrough and Chief Catrina Thompson have separately […]

RT Reports On Facebook’s Takedown of Cop Block Page + Hundreds More

RT America contacted me Friday and asked for a quick comment on behalf of Cop Block regarding this week’s mass page takedown by Facebook. The takedown affected the facebook pages of major police accountability and pro-liberty sites including the Free Thought Project, the Anti-Media, Cop Block and others. I explained that Facebook is their property […]

Netanyahu used ‘leadership of American Jewish community’ to block Obama policy — Ben Rhodes

Ben Rhodes’s book about being President Obama’s trusted aide is out: “The World as It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House.” And it’s got some juice on Israel and the lobby. Yesterday on Fresh Air Rhodes said that “certain advisers” made Obama water down “A New Beginning,” his famous speech to the Muslim […]

SF Protesters Say No To “Techsploitation,” Block Buses With Scooters

SF Protesters Say No To “Techsploitation,” Block Buses With Scooters Above Photo: By Abraham Rodriguez Protesting what they called the “techsploitation” of the city’s public space, about 50 protesters descended on a eight large white commuter buses Thursday morning, blocking their departure to Mountain View. Scooters block tech buses on 24th and Valencia from Mission Local on Vimeo. The […]

Send us your naked photos to help block revenge porn, Facebook invites users

Facebook wants its users to send them their naked photos. The social network is rolling out the measure to crack down on revenge porn, the non-consensual sharing of explicit images. The catch is you need to share those photos with the company first. Praised by some as a long overdue step to protect […]

Donald Trump Can’t Block Twitter Users, Federal Judge Rules

In a decision free speech advocates celebrated as a “historic moment for the First Amendment” and online freedom of expression, a federal judge ruled (pdf) on Wednesday that President Donald Trump cannot block Twitter users for their political views or criticism of his policies. “We’re pleased with the court’s decision, which reflects a careful application of core First […]

israel, US Try to Block International Force for Gaza Strip

Israel, US Try to Block International Force for Gaza Strip US intends to veto measure at UN Security Council A draft resolution backed by Kuwait and by the Palestinian Authority is headed to the UN Security Council this week, seeking the creation of an international force in the Gaza Strip to prevent further Israeli attacks […]

EU Unveils Plans To Block Donald Trump’s Sanctions Against Iran

EU Unveils Plans To Block Donald Trump’s Sanctions Against Iran Above Photo: Donald Trump has pulled the US out of the Iran nuclear deal and unveiled new sanctions Evan Vucci/AP NOTE: CNBC reports: “The European Commission is proposing that EU governments make direct money transfers to Iran’s central bank to avoid U.S. penalties, an EU official […]

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