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Occupy movement bugged by corporations

TIMLIBERT.ME An analysis of 100 Occupy websites by Tim Limbert shows 99 are insecure. Most are hosting tracking bugs by Google, Twitter, and Facebook which are designed to collect information on visitors. Since these are US corporations, activist data is vulnerable to government data-mining. At OTC, to be in full compliance with Limbert’s suggestions we […]

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Bank Protests Are Back

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Despite the heat of late July afternoons, demonstrators from Occupy Tucson have been targetting Chase Bank in curbside rush-hour protests that remind hundreds of motorists about Chase’s continued risky financial activities. On July 18, protesters stood outside the Chase Bank at Congress and Stone, and a July 25 protest targeted the Chase […]

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The Man Who Invented “Too Big to Fail” Banks Finally Recants. Will Obama or Romney Follow?

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN? I’m in Alaska, amid moose and bear, trying to steal some time away from the absurdities of American politics and economics. But even at this remote distance I caught wind of Sanford Weill’s proposal on CNBC that big banks be broken up in order to shield taxpayers from the consequences of their […]

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Occupy Activist Interview: Anna Steele

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN What’s your Occupy-related project? I’m involved in the movement to pass an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that says corporations are not people and money is not speech. The idea is that politicians are basically bought by big money and corporations, so unless there is overwhelming pressure to pass this amendment, Congress […]

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