Public hearing delayed until Aug. 11
Belgian Lawmakers Extend Euthanasia To Terminally Ill Children
Thursday, lawmakers in Belgium voted overwhelmingly to allow terminally ill children to choose euthanasia.
CIA Pays AT&T For Data On International Calls, ‘Times’ Says
“The CIA is paying AT&T more than $10 million a year to assist with overseas counterterrorism investigations by exploiting the company’s vast database of phone records, which includes Americans’ international calls, according to government officials.”
FAA Says Fliers Can Safely Use Most Electronics
The agency says it expects that by the end of this year, “many carriers will prove to the FAA that their planes allow passengers to safely use their devices in airplane mode, gate-to-gate.”
Email Service Allegedly Used By Edward Snowden Is Shut Down
The owner and operator of Lavabit, which encrypts communication between two people, shut down the site and left a cryptic message on its homepage.
The NSA Says It Can’t Search Its Own Email
Over the past weeks, we have learned the National Security Agency has the capability to collect and sift through massive amounts of electronic data produced throughout the world.
E-waste event brings in 15 tons of material
Some of the electronic items dropped off at the trial event included old Apple computers, big screen TVs, even toasters and microwaves. The city is considering holding the event on a regular basis.
Electronic waste collection event planned for Wednesday
Old televisions, stereos, computers, and other electronics will be accepted from 5 until 9 p.m. at the CBJ Hazardous Waste Facility on Commercial Boulevard in Lemon Creek.