Denon AKDL1 Dedicated Link Cable Amazon (Richard Smith). I never knew there was such a thing as collectors’ cable.
Anger mounts after Facebook’s ‘shadow profiles’ leak in bug ZDNet (frosty zoom)
EU data authorities threaten to fine Google Financial Times
Monsanto Points to Sabotage Wall Street Journal. Will Japan and the EU will buy what Monsanto is selling?
Over 500 Killed in India’s Monsoon Floods Wunderground (Lambert)
Spanish bullfighting stung by austerity Washington Post
Extra capital for UK banks. How not paying tax helps. Faisal Islam
Propaganda Reporting – Kerry’s Failure in Qatar Moon of Alabama
Big Brother is Watching You Watch:
After NSA leaks, secretive court gets rare scrutiny Washington Post
Pelosi booed at NN over Snowden Susie Madrak. See 44:00 to 51:00. Starts with pretense that FISA Court is more than a fig leaf….
PRISM andrevv (Richard Smith)
Lengthy Battle on Arrest Seen in Leaks Case New York Times
On the Espionage Act charges against Edward Snowden Glenn Greenwald
U.S. publicly increases pressure on Hong Kong to arrest Snowden Washington Post. Get a load of the Orwellianism in the third paragraph
Obama’s crackdown views leaks as aiding enemies of U.S. McClatchy. Matt Stoller on Twitter called this “creepy” and Lambert adds the story is creepier than the headline.
I wanna be a non-juror Michael Smith. On another star chamber, grand juries. Worse than you probably imagined.
What Gives? Obama Appointee, U.S. Attorney Mike Cotter Wants To Lock Up Legal Pot Growers in Montana for Good Alternet (RR). Your tax dollars at work…
Motivated home buyers skip the bidding wars Los Angeles Times
Dead Being Billed for Life Insurance Yahoo (Lambert). Insurers catching up with banks in their “stealing from customers” operations.
This week in the War on Workers: If you’re not born rich, how do you rise? Laura Clawson, Daily Kos (Carol B)
“I Am Sorry That It Has Come to This”: A Soldier’s Last Words Gawker (Lambert). Today’s must read
Antidote du jour:
And a bonus antidote, from Richard Smith, a negative G dog: