#MorningMonarchy: February 10, 2017
Believable ads, movie ops and comically “BrainDead” + this day in history w/Ziggy Stardust’s premiere and our song of the day by De La Soul on your Morning Monarchy for February 10, 2017.
#DataDump: #Mars, Meteorite, Mystery and more
Curiosity Lands Safely on Mars – “most high-tech interplanetary rover ever built sent a signal to Earth”* Man will walk on Mars within a generation, says Astronomer Royal* 14-year-old hit […]
#DataDump: Rules, Reality and More
First Newspapers, Now TV: The Internet Reformation Rolls On // Porn Studios Accused of Screwing Their Fans in BitTorrent Lawsuits // Atari Teenage Riot Goes for the Lulz With Anonymous // University of Oregon physicists help discover elusive particle // Future Shock: Bryan Singer Discusses His New Web Series, ‘H+’
#BingeAndPurge: Nano, Polio, POM, Peru and More
White House Blocking EPA Efforts to Issue Rules on Nanomaterials // Cases of ‘Non-Polio’ Paralysis Rise After Polio Vaccination Drives // Federal Judge Rules General Mills Is Allowed to Mislead Consumers about “Fruit” Products // FTC Judge Rules Pomegranate Juice Maker Used Deceptive Ads // ‘The Voice’ judge Will.i.am goes to Oxford University climate change debate in gas-guzzling helicopter
Anonymous Promises Regularly Scheduled Friday Attacks
Anonymous, a group not known for discipline, is giving itself a weekly deadline, a new attack every Friday.
12/15 defcon: god’s particles, takedown sprees & more
ndaa gives pentagon a green light for cyberwar* congress authorizes pentagon to wage internet war* ‘blueprint for a secure cyber future’: dhs releases cyber strategy framework* california unveils cyber crime […]
government pulls back on junk food marketing proposal
from ap: Tony the Tiger and Toucan Sam can rest easy. Government officials fine-tuning guidelines for marketing food to children say they won’t push the food industry to get rid […]
Peace Cereal Illegally Misleading Consumers?
The Cornucopia Institute filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, alleging that Hearthside Food Solutions, which manufactures Peace Cereal, is misleading consumers by suggesting that its “natural” breakfast cereals are grown and processed without pesticides.
9/30 binge & purge: 100% all-natural deception
the nature conservancy & corporate donors: monsanto, nestle, altria & more* ben & jerry’s taking ‘all-natural’ label off products* gm salmon frankenfish about to be unleashed into US food supply* […]
ftc cracks down on another dubious claim by kellogg
from allgov: The Federal Trade Commission is not letting up on the Kellogg Company, the world’s largest cereal producer. Executives have agreed to stop marketing Rice Krispies as a food […]
Newman’s Own Exploiting Organic Labeling Loophole
Some food companies have found a way to cast their processed foods as organic without going through the inconvenience of using certified organic ingredients in their products. By incorporating “organic” into their names, these companies have been able to display the magic word on the packaging of food products that are not in fact certified organic.