And, just like that, Attorney General Eric Holder says cops should have to get warrants to read your emails. No duh. It couldn't be the tough time he's been having lately making him do a 180, could it?
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has begun to require Australian ISPs to block websites suspected of providing "fraudulent financial opportunities." That almost sounds fine, unless you attend (again!) the word "suspected."
Maryland inventor claims to have invented "solar traps" that'll make solar power exponentially more cheap and efficient -- as in we'll-stop-using-coal-and-oil cheap and efficient. I'm in no position to judge this claim, but if the resulting website keeps throwing up special offer pop-ups when I try to leave it, I'll know it's bunkum.
David Dayen tells us that shareholder activists have done very well this year so far -- winning almost two-thirds of the time, versus just over half the time in 2012. And a big test arrives this year, as JP Morgan Chase shareholders take on Jamie Dimon himself, who's threatened to quit if a resolution divides his Chairman duties from his CEO duties. To which we say: we can only hope!