U.S.: Zarqawi Was Alive After Strike
Fri Jun 9, 2006 17:05


U.S.: Zarqawi Was Alive After Strike
The U.S. military said that Iraqi terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was alive at the time forces arrived at the site of a U.S. strike. He was conscious and tried to roll off a stretcher, but died a short time later, a spokesman said.

Friday, 9 June 2006, 09:38 GMT 10:38 UK

Defeat for net neutrality backers

US politicians have rejected attempts to enshrine the principle of net neutrality in legislation.

Some fear the decision will mean net providers start deciding on behalf of customers which websites and services they can visit and use.

The vote is a defeat for Google, eBay and Amazon which wanted the net neutrality principle protected by law.

All three mounted vigorous lobbying campaigns prior to the vote in the House of Representatives…

During the debate House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, said that without the amendment "telecommunications and cable companies will be able to create toll lanes on the information superhighway".

"This strikes at the heart of the free and equal nature of the internet," she added…

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Carolyn Kay

Religious fundamentalists believe God gave us a brain, but doesn’t want us to use it. Political fundamentalists believe the founders endorsed free speech, but didn’t want us to practice it. Free market fundamentalists believe there should be no interference with markets, except by CEOs of gigantic corporations.


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