Posts Tagged ‘rules’

Report: Mark Zuckerberg Requests Government Rules On “What Discourse Should Be Allowed”

February 17, 2020 By Chris Menahan Have you ever heard of this thing called the “First Amendment,” Mr. Zuckerberg? From Washington Examiner, “‘More guidance and regulation’: Zuckerberg requests government rules on ‘what discourse should be allowed’”: Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg called on Western governments to provide regulatory guidance for how social media companies can […]

Victory for freedom of speech as British court rules ex-cop’s ‘transphobic’ tweets lawful, but battle for common sense continues

Harry Miller is not a criminal. He used to be a police officer himself. So when Humberside Police in the north of England contacted the directors of his company, and logged a ‘hate incident’ over his allegedly “transphobic tweets,” he fought back.  Miller, 54, was threatened with prosecution by Humberside Police in northern England if […]

How the U.S. made Palestine the exception to the rules of peacemaking

“Blind Spot: America and the Palestinians, from Balfour to Trump,” by Khaled Elgindy, Brookings Institution Press, 2019, 323 pages. Palestinians knew well before U.S. President Donald Trump announced the “Deal of the Century” that his proposed “peace plan” would be a farce. Yet even the most cynical observers could not have predicted how bone-chilling the […]

Child Rapists to Be Publicly Hanged in Pakistan Under New Rules

Convicted child rapists will now be publicly hanged in Pakistan following new rules passed by the Parliament of Pakistan The non-binding resolution follows a series of high-profile child sex-abuse cases that have provoked mass outrage and riots across Pakistan in the last few years. The resolution was presented in the lower house by Ali Muhammad […]

This is Brexit? France demands UK’s BoJo sign up to EU rules in return for trade deal

   France has warned the UK that they must agree to “dynamic alignment” on EU rules if they want a favorable post-Brexit trade deal with the bloc, in a move that could trigger tensions between the two countries. French President Emmanuel Macron has told the European Commission that British PM Boris Johnson needs to agree […]

Twitter hoards ministry-of-truth powers, making rules on ‘manipulated’ images with loopholes to ban anything

“Synthetic or manipulated media that are likely to cause harm” will be removed – or at least plastered with warning labels – under new rules announced by Twitter on Tuesday. Citing overwhelming demand for stricter content regulations, perhaps in a preemptive attempt to excuse what some have already interpreted as overreach, the microblogging platform laid […]

Trump impeachment trial to begin with rules fight, long days

WASHINGTON (AP) — US President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is set to unfold at the Capitol, a contentious proceeding to render judgment on his Ukraine actions as Americans form their own verdict at the start of an election year. As the Senate reconvenes with Chief Justice John Roberts presiding over the rare impeachment court, senators […]

Pakistani court rules special court which condemned ex-president Pervez Musharraf to death was illegal – reports

The LHC also considered Musharraf’s petitions against the harsh verdict, ruling that the whole case against the former leader of the country was not prepared in accordance with the law. An 86-page petition, filed to Lahore High Court (LHC) by Musharraf’s legal team in December last year, stated that the verdict against the former president […]

Knesset lawyer mulling rules for PM’s immunity denies recusing self

The Knesset legal adviser on Monday denied reports that he had recused himself from dealing with the criminal cases against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, arguing that revelations that his wife was part of the team of prosecutors who worked on the cases did not put him in conflict of interest, and alleging attempts to “intimidate” […]

Dem Rep Who Set Impeachment Rules Has Been Convicted For Bribery, Perjury and WORSE

Democratic Florida Rep. Alcee Hastings, who helped set the rules for Trump’s impeachment vote as the vice chairman of the House Committee on Rules, was himself impeached in the House on an array of corruption charges and convicted and removed from his position as a federal district court judge by the Senate in 1989. In […]

US Set To Finalize New Rules To Limit High-Tech Exports To China

Officials in the Trump administration are putting the final touches on a new set of rules that would limit exports of advanced technology to adversaries like China and Russia, reported Reuters. A document, first seen by Reuters, outlines how the Commerce Department is finalizing the first batch of five rules covering products like quantum computing […]

Top Court Rules Cops Can No Longer Stop People After Claiming to Smell Marijuana

Matt Agorist, The Free Thought Project Waking Times Maryland — In case after infuriating case, the Free Thought Project has reported on instances of horrifying rights violations all stemming from a police officer claiming to smell a plant. We have seen both women and men sodomized and raped — often times in public — as […]

Court Of Appeal Told That UK Government Rules On Gender-Neutral Passports Are ‘Unlawful’

The British government’s rules on gender-neutral passports are “unlawful” and breach human rights, Judges at the Court of Appeal have heard. Judges are hearing the case of campaigner Christie Elan-Cane, who was born female but identifies as ‘non-gendered, wants passports to have an “X” category for those who do not identify as either male nor […]

Never Forget These 10 Investment Rules

Authored by Richard Rosso via, “Psychology is probably the most important factor in the markets, and one that is least understood.” – David Dreman A motive of the financial industry is to blur the lines between investor and trader. I’m convinced it’s to make investors feel guilty for taking control of their portfolios. After all, […]

New EU rules will force vets to put down healthy squirrels and deer

They have been interpreted and introduced into EU countries at different times.  Grey squirrels, native to North America, have been displacing red squirrels for decades due to their greater size and strength, while muntjac, long considered a pest, are among the most numerous deer across England and Wales.  Source Article from Hits: 43

Who Rules The World?

Source: Bilal Hafeez via MacroHive  Elites. They’re all over the news these days. But who are they and what do we know about them? An excellent new study, Who Rules the World? A Portrait of the Global Leadership Class, takes a systematic approach to answer these questions. At its heart lies a new database, the […]

Victory: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules Police Can’t Force You to Tell Them Your Password

By Andrew Crocker The Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a forceful opinion today holding that the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects individuals from being forced to disclose the passcode to their devices to the police. In a 4-3 decision in Commonwealth v. Davis, the court found that disclosing a password is “testimony” protected by […]

Note to progressives – it is not possible to have a different set of rules for Israel

On November 14, 2019, The New York Times published an opinion piece titled, “On the Frontlines of Progressive Anti-Semitism.” The first thing that caught my eye is that the author is a Mr. Blake Flayton, a sophomore at George Washington University who describes himself as a Jewish progressive and an advocate for gay rights, abortion […]

Supreme Court rules gun maker may be held responsible for death of children in mass shooting, even though VACCINE makers have zero liability

(Natural News) In response to liberal anti-gun hysteria, the United States Supreme Court has decided to allow a lawsuit filed by the alleged victims of the Sandy Hook massacre to move forward in suing Remington Arms Co., the manufacturer of the firearms supposedly used by Adam Lanza to commit mass murder. Rejecting […]

Federal Court Rules Suspicionless Searches Of Travelers’ Phones And Laptops Unconstitutional

Government Must Have Reasonable Suspicion of Digital Contraband Before Searching People’s Electronic Devices at the U.S. Border BOSTON—In a major victory for privacy rights at the border, a federal court in Boston ruled today that suspicionless searches of travelers’ electronic devices by federal agents at airports and other U.S. ports of entry are unconstitutional. The ruling came […]

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