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PayPal Asserts Copyright Ownership Over All Intellectual Property of its Users

Payment processor announces alarming update to terms of agreement

by Paul Joseph Watson | April 24, 2015

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In an alarming new update to its user agreement released this week, PayPal has announced that it will assert copyright ownership over all intellectual property of anyone who uses its payment services. 444 more words

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The Central Bank bond controversy revisited

The article was published in The Island on the Opinion column on April 23, 2015
By Sam Samarasinghe and Dushyantha Mendis

The Ministry of Policy Planning and Economic Affairs has on April 19 issued a press release announcing some findings of the three-member committee that Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe appointed “to look into matters related to the 30-year bond issued on February 27″ (PM’s special statement to Parliament, 17th March). 2,058 more words

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Senate finally confirms Loretta Lynch as attorney general


This has nothing to do with being a woman of color. Really?

Loretta Lynch won Senate approval as U.S. attorney general on Thursday, becoming the first black woman to occupy the post at a time when deadly altercations between white police and unarmed black men are making headlines.

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Mainstreaming paranoia

Mr. Haqqani’s paranoia knows no bounds. Once again, he is hypothesizing that Pakistan may use the nearly USD one billion worth of attack helicopters, missiles and other defense equipment in its fight against India instead of being used against terrorists. 205 more words

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Once again Obama avoids calling 1915 Armenian killings "genocide"

President Barack Obama will once again stop short of calling the 1915 massacre of Armenians a genocide, prompting anger and disappointment from those who have been pushing him to fulfill a campaign promise and use the politically fraught term on the 100th anniversary of the killings this week.

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Family Farm Fined $700,000 For Selling Raisins

Written by: Daniel Jennings Current Events April 23, 2015 2 Comments  Print This Article

The US Supreme Court heard a case Wednesday that could prevent American farmers from participating in the free market — or free them to sell their products like the rest of us can. 709 more words

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