Archive for November 19th, 2009

Kwik Hits

Random bits of goodness, in easy-to-digest bite-size pieces:

Local (Twin Cities) activists have been jailed for contempt for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating an Animal Liberation Front action five years ago. They claim they’re innocent, and only being obstructionist out of principle – to me, at least, that seems like a counterproductive strategy from the activists’ perspective: if you completely buy into the talking points about prosecutorial abuse, et cetera, doesn’t it seem like they’re basically just handing the government a blank cheque to lock up activists? Maybe they’ve got martyr complexes, or something…

Need a dedicated server to host a site on? Wholesale Internet – the folks who run the datacenter where parts of Entropic Memes are hosted – are having a sale – servers with 10Mbps unmetered connections for as low as 25 USD per month. You know you want one…

The National Security Archive now has a blog, called Unredacted. Lots of interesting stuff there…

Typewriter Leadership in a Facebook World.

In closing, two very dissimilar slideshows from Ria Novosti: Russian Women in Uniform, and a look inside a penal colony for prisoners with life sentences. It could be worse, apparently – you’re allowed to have a cat with you in your cell…

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