Day: April 3, 2005

  • US Military Head Encouraged Torture

    Lt General Ricardo Sanchez, a fan of torturing innocent civilians America’s leading civil liberties group has demanded an investigation into the former US military commander Iraq after a formerly classified memo revealed that he personally sanctioned a series of coercive interrogation techniques outlawed by the Geneva Conventions. The group claims that his directives were directly…

  • Spim, Spam and Capitalism

    A U.S teenager has become the first person to be arrested on suspicion of sending unsolicited instant messages–or spim. Anthony Greco, 18, was lured from New York to Los Angeles under the pretence of a business meeting. He was arrested upon arrival at Los Angeles International Airport last Wednesday. Greco allegedly sent 1.5 million messages…