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Music: Let Love Rule – Lenny Kravitz

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And the second one – also from Lenny Kravitz.

Look what’s the matter – am I lost – this life’s a disaster – what is the cause…

…when you’re real with yourself you will ever be…

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Music: Let Love Rule – Lenny Kravitz

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Now two more songs from our Bahamian Lenny Kravitz
We think these fit well with today’s “World AIDS day”.

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Social Networks: Friendface

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Just a quick reminder to all of you that are spending too much time on so-called social networks over the holiday weekend.

The short clip below is from Channel 4′s cult series “The IT Crowd” that unfortunately was discontinued last year…

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Back to the 50s with Schweppes

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As if we would not have seen enough in-with-the-old-out-with-the-new recently across almost all parts of society.

Nevertheless perfectly executed – the 50s with a twist.

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Civil-Rights: (Official) Censorship is coming back to Europe

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Today the German Parliament will vote on a new Censorship law to be put in place to block web content as decided by the German administration. Based on black listing web sites and blocking those at ISP level via DNS and the displaying of so-called Stop pages the planned law was originally been handed around and legislators were seeking public approval by false-flagging it as a solely preventive measure against child abuse / pornography.

While almost all experts heard on this matter (fighting such illegal material and use) have clearly demonstrated that the censoring of access is no way forward towards stopping such activities particularly as many of the web servers in question were even physically located in Germany and other means (take-down notice to providers) proofed that within shortest notice (often less than a day) the material was taken off the net, it became more and more clear that the German Government is seemingly following a completely different agenda. The latest text of the law not even contains a reference anymore to the previously so broadly used argument of fighting child abuse but provides the general right to block any Internet content as…

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How to pay for National Health Care – The Wall Street way

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For those who still don’t believe that something is substantially wrong with the way Wall Street and so-called investment banks / Hedge funds around the world have siphoned astronomical amounts into their pockets, here’s another example how the pyramid scheme worked / is being used.

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