Daniel McGowan released from prison

Reposted from NYC Anarchist Black Cross Earth Liberation Front political prisoner and Rockaway native Daniel McGowan was released from the Communication Management Unit (CMU) in Terre Haute, Indiana this morning. He was driven by federal authorities to Indianapolis International Airport, where he met up with his wife. Though the two have been able to visit …

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How the Government Can Still Get Your Digital Data

By Theodoric Meyer, Peter Maass, ProPublica The U.S. government isn’t allowed to wiretap American citizens without a warrant from a judge. But there are plenty of legal ways for law enforcement, from the local sheriff to the FBI, to snoop on the digital trails you create every day. Authorities can often obtain your emails and …

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Operation Backfire: Eleven Down, Two to Go

By Carlton Purvis The largest eco-terrorism case in U.S. history may be closing in on its final chapters. After a decade on the run, Canadian citizen and animal rights activist, Rebecca Jeanette Rubin turned herself in to authorities at the border in Blaine, Washington. Rubin is the eleventh of 13 people wanted by the FBI …

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November E-Newsletter 2012

Direct Action of the Month Turkeys seek revenge right before the holidays Wild turkey attacks reported across Brookline, MA. Firearm restrictions prohibit townspeople from shooting or harming the turkeys. “Complaints to Brookline Police about wild turkeys have doubled in the past two months.” Read more here Featured Articles, Essays and News Animal Rights Militia Sabotages …

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After Six Years, ALF/ELF Fugitive Rebecca Rubin Turns Herself In

Posted by Peter Young Animal Liberation FrontLine Rubin expected to plead guilty to all but the most serious of her charges. This has been all over the news the last two days, so I’m just going to focus on two things here: The basics, and the parts of this story so far that might have …

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Judge in hacker case is married to a Stratfor client

UPDATED: Civil liberties advocates have rallied behind Jeremy Hammond who was denied bail and faces life in prison By Natasha Lennard UPDATE Dec. 3rd: Jeremy Hammond’s lawyers plan to file a motion this week for Judge Preska’s recusal. Sparrow Media reported that Preska was made aware of the published connection between her husband and Stratfor …

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Turkeys seek revenge right before the holidays

BROOKLINE (CBS) – Neighbors are on the offensive in Brookline after what some residents are describing as aggressive turkeys. “They were attacking the vehicle,” Karen Halvorson said outside her home in the Aspinwall Hill neighborhood. After getting in her truck, a neighbor came and ran the birds off but it didn’t stop there. “Then, the …

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Stratfor emails: FBI had a ‘classified investigation’ open on PETA

Published on RT.com The FBI conducted a top-secret investigation into the People for Ethical Treatment for Animals, or PETA, according to the Stratfor intelligence agency. In emails sent through Stratfor in 2009 and compromised last year by hacktivists aligned with the loose-knit Anonymous movement, Fred Burton, the vice president for intelligence at Strategic Forecasting, or …

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Security Expert Explains How to Infiltrate an Animal Lab

Animal Liberation Frontline Detailed account of how one team got inside a “high security” animal research lab. In 2010 I posted a short article from ALN (a trade magazine for animal research labs) on weaknesses found in a security audit done at an animal research lab. Recently I was sent a similar but much more …

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Vegan Graffiti On Beloved McDonald’s Mural

Huffington Post Vandals for veganism struck a blow against a global fast food corporation — but in the process, they destroyed a storied local landmark. McDonald’s workers in Huntington Beach, Calif., discovered the graffiti in October, when the restaurant was undergoing a renovation. The word “Vegan” was painted in black block letters over a mural …

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3 dead, 2 wounded after shooting rampage at California chicken plant

Fox News An employee at a Fresno, Calif., chicken processing center opened fire inside the facility Tuesday morning, killing two co-workers and injuring two others before killing himself, police said. Lawrence Jones, 42, the suspected gunman and parolee, arrived at the plant just before his 5 a.m. shift. About three hours into his work day, …

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Resister Turns Cooperating Witness in Grand Jury Investigation, According to Report

FireDogLake.com The government has secured the cooperation of a reluctant witness in a grand jury investigation of two 2008 arsons targeting faculty members at UC Santa Cruz, according to IndyBay.org. The witness had earlier invoked her Fifth Amendment rights, but agreed to testify after being threatened with contempt charges, according to the report. Early in …

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September/October E-Newsletter 2012

Direct Action of the Month Chimps attack people after habitat loss “… as many as 10 people have been killed and 17 injured by chimps, in acts that were reported as “revenge attacks” for people encroaching on their territory.” – Read More ALF Releases Captive Pheasants From Farm in Oregon Friday Night Canby, Oregon: In …

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How The Pursuit Of Animal Liberation Activists Became Among The FBI’s ‘Highest Domestic Terrorism Priorities’

Huffington Post On January 16, 2006, two federal agents pulled off of Oregon’s Route 66 and onto a dirt road in the Southern Cascades, about nineteen miles northeast of downtown Ashland. They didn’t get far. There was a blizzard, and the road was buried in snow. The agents were forced to stop just a couple …

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