Monthly Archive: January 2015

„Der Brief ist von RWE bestellt worden und die …

„Der Brief ist von RWE bestellt worden und die Politik hat geliefert“, sagt Joachim Wieland, Professor für Öffentliches Recht an der Universität für Verwaltungswissenschaften Speyer. „Ein solcher Vorgang hat mit Rechtstaatlichkeit nichts mehr zu tun“, urteilt der ehemalige Leiter der Abteilung Reaktorsicherheit im Bundesumweltministerium Wolfgang Renneberg. „So sind die Millionen-Klagen der Atomkonzerne erst möglich gemacht worden“. MONITOR-Pressemeldung: Politik verhilft Atomkonzernen zu 882-Millionen-Euro-Klagen (View on gamamb.tumblr.com)

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Four of the detainees have been released, but seven …

Four of the detainees have been released, but seven have been jailed pending trial. The reasons given by the judge for their continued detention include the posession of certain books, “the production of publications and forms of communication”, and the fact that the defendants “used emails with extreme security measures, such as the RISE UP server”. We reject this Kafka-esque criminalization of social movements, and the ludicrous and extremely alarming implication that protecting one’s internet privacy is tantamount to terrorism. Security is not a crime – help.riseup.net (View on gamamb.tumblr.com)

The F.B.I. is subjecting hundreds of its employees who …

The F.B.I. is subjecting hundreds of its employees who were born overseas or have relatives or friends there to an aggressive internal surveillance program that started after Sept. 11, 2001, to prevent foreign spies from coercing newly hired linguists but that has been greatly expanded since then. F.B.I. Employees With Ties Abroad See Security Bias – NYTimes.com (3.1.2015) (View on gamamb.tumblr.com)