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Why Intellectual Property Isn’t Necessary to Reward Innovation

Like new money, knowledge spreads unevenly through the economy in a kind of Cantillon effect

5 months ago By Bernardo Decoster |

Facebook Says Users Can Wish For Trump’s Death By COVID So Long As They Don’t Tag Him

"We distinguish between public figures and private individuals because we want to allow discussion"

2 years ago By National File

Medical Journal Calls For Mandatory Covid Vaccine: ‘Noncompliance Should Incur A Penalty’

Suggests that “employment suspension or stay-at-home orders” should be used to force people to get a jab

2 years ago By Steve Watson |

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Oct 01, 2020

Oct 01, 2020

Facebook bans all US ads criticizing voting fraud, election results or methods after angry letter from Biden campaign

The campaign of Democrat nominee Joe Biden sent Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg an angry letter, accusing the platform of being “the nation’s foremost propagator of disinformation about the voting process”

Sep 29, 2020

Pakistani Migrant Paris Attacker Revealed to Be 25 Not 18

A source close to the investigation told Le Figaro that the video was meant to express his anger and disgust at the republishing of the Mohammed cartoons by Charlie Hebdo

Sep 28, 2020

Japan Aiming to Send Hopping Spacecraft Fueled by Lunar Water to Moon

Making use of local water & water-derived fuel is expected to cost significantly less than transporting the needed amount of water from Earth

Sep 25, 2020

Rare ‘Earthgrazer’ Meteor Skims Dangerously Close to Earth

Meteor dips to an altitude as low as 91 kilometers

Sep 24, 2020

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter Agree to Common Definition of ‘Hate Speech’

The agreement came after sustained pressure against Facebook by the advertising industry, which has engaged in a months-long boycott of the platform.

Sep 23, 2020

Astronomers Hunting for Water on Exoplanet Cloud Tops

High-tech instruments could allow researchers to peer over impenetrable upper atmospheres

Sep 23, 2020

Source Says ISS Conducted Maneuver to Avoid Fragment of Japanese Rocket

Space debris part of Japan's H-2A rocket, which exploded in February 2019

Sep 23, 2020

“No Medical Justification For Emergency Measures” – Open Letter From 100s Of Doctors, Health Pros Urges End To Lockdowns

So far it has been signed by 435 medical doctors, 1,439 medically trained health professionals, and 9,901 citizens

Sep 22, 2020

Boston prof, who got $10mn for anti-racism research from Twitter’s Dorsey, catches flak after saying term ‘not racist’ is RACIST

“We should eliminate the term 'not racist' from the human vocabulary,” Kendi tweeted on Sunday. “We are either being racist or antiracist. Is that clear for you? There is no such thing as 'not racist.'”

Sep 22, 2020

In Stunning Reversal, CDC Says It Published New Guidance On Risks Of ‘Airborne’ COVID-19 “In Error”

After the WHO announced earlier that it had reached out to the CDC over the guidance change, the agency informed American media outlets that a "draft version" of the guidance had been "posted in error"

Sep 22, 2020

LGBTQ Spotify Employees Unsuccessfully Beg CEO To Delete ‘Transphobic’ Joe Rogan Podcasts

Pressure to delete episodes of mainstream liberal libertarian Joe Rogan's podcast mounts inside Spotify

Sep 21, 2020

Saturn Moon Spotted Regenerating Fresh Coat of Crystals

Newly released photos provide new insights into processes in our solar system

Sep 21, 2020

Asteroids the Size of Egypt’s Great Pyramid to Whiz Past Earth

The two bodies are approaching Earth at a distance of 2.9 million and 5.8 million kilometers

Sep 21, 2020

DARPA Unleashes COVID Microchip Domination

The global elite will mandate vaccinations

Sep 21, 2020

Video: Biden AGAIN Says Millions Of Americans Have Died From Coronavirus

"It's estimated that 200 million people have died—probably by the time I—finish this talk"

Sep 19, 2020

DARPA-Funded Implantable Biochip To Detect COVID-19 Could Hit Markets By 2021

Microchipping and tracking the population was always part of the New World Order agenda

Sep 19, 2020

Military Confirms It Mulled Deploying Experimental ‘Heat Ray’ To Protect White House

It works by directing a blast of energy at a target, causing subjects brief but excruciating pain

Sep 18, 2020

Spacecraft to Fly Past Venus Weeks After Signs of Life Detected in Planet’s Atmosphere

Spacecraft part of a joint project between European Space Agency (ESA) & Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Sep 17, 2020

‘Zombie Satellites,’ ‘Rogue Debris’ Threatening ISS

UK project creating an AI-powered algorithm to monitor space junk

Sep 17, 2020

GM Considers Expanding Into Electric-Flying Air-Taxis

However, the “aerial taxi” market hardly exists

Sep 17, 2020

Twitter Locks Account Of Conservative Activist For Stating He Is Against Pedophiles

The post violated Twitter's “abuse and harassment” policy

Sep 16, 2020

Enormous Planet Quickly Orbiting Tiny, Dying Star

Jupiter-sized planet orbiting at breakneck speed

Sep 15, 2020

Scientists Confirm Traces of Organic Life Found in Ancient Meteorite

Meteorite fell to Earth in an impact event in France in 1860s

Sep 14, 2020

Asteroid Potentially ‘Bigger Than London Bridge’ on Course to Intersect Earth’s Orbit

Giant space rock falls under category of a 'Near Earth Object' (NEO)

Sep 14, 2020

Life on Venus? Major announcement reveals something might be living in the clouds on Earth’s neighbor

The foul-smelling gas is found here on Earth, though typically only deep in swamps and bogs, the bowels of certain animals

Sep 14, 2020

Facebook And FBI Wage Infowar On West Coast Wildfire Arson “Conspiracy Theories”

"This is consistent with our past efforts to remove content that could lead to imminent harm given the possible risk to human life as the fires rage on" 

Sep 14, 2020

Sep 13, 2020

DHS Proposes Massive Expansion Of “Biometric Modality” Collection

What first seemed like a gradual slide in the federal government's use of biometrics is quickly becoming supercharged in a post-pandemic world

Sep 12, 2020

Pilot who witnessed infamous declassified UFO says object committed ‘act of war’ during encounter

"When you actively jam another platform, that's technically an act of war"

Sep 11, 2020

Twitter Says It Will Remove Any Tweets ‘Claiming Victory Before Election Results Have Been Certified’

"Starting next week, we will label or remove false or misleading information intended to undermine public confidence."