The US Was There for Canada

“If Canada’s security had been threatened, he said the United States would respond immediately. ‘There would be no debate. There would be no hesitation. We would be there for Canada, part of our family.’ | It was that reference to family, hokey though it might sound, that rang most true of all. ‘Canada is not there for us,’ he said, at a time when U.S. security is threatened. What made…

Arcata Eye Police Log

“It started as a routine downtown patrol. An officer cruised a sports bar, then went behind the bar to rinse off his hands and looked up as a fight broke out in the crowd. As it grew, tavern employees intervened, trying to muscle the combatants outta the bar. The officer helped, and even in the cooling outside air, the antagonists continued to go at it. Arcata Police asked for help…

Terms of Disservice [Mailblocks]

“The arrogance of technology companies knows no bounds. Consider the Terms of Service at a new company called Mailblocks, which says it’ll block spam (unsolicited commerical e-mail) for you, for a price that includes not just money but also the right to send you commercial e-mail.” Note: Dan Gillmor has posted an update/correction from Mailblocks: “This was boilerplate we got from attorneys many months ago, and was supposed to be…