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Four years in chokey for Haxxor behind George W Bush NUDE SELFIES

The Romanian taxi-driver-by-day-hacker-by-night who offended the world by publishing stolen nude self portraits of former US president George W Bush has been sentenced to four years jail. Marcel Lazar Lehel, 42, was arrested in January in Bucharest and sentenced for hacking the email accounts of Romania’s intelligence service …
Darren Pauli, 10 Jun 2014
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George Bush's family emails, pics ransacked - and spewed online

A hacker put personal photos of George H W Bush online this week after reportedly breaking into the former US president's family email accounts. One of the leaked snaps shows the 88-year-old Republican recovering from a serious illness in a hospital bed in December last year. His relatives' emails and contact details were also …
John Leyden, 8 Feb 2013
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Dubya to speak his mind at Facebook event

The ex-US president of all our hearts, George W Bush, will be hanging out at Facebook’s Silicon Valley headquarters to field questions from the social network’s stalkers later today. However, the Mark Zuckerberg-run company has already yanked the page advertising the event following what we at Vulture Central can only assume …
Kelly Fiveash, 29 Nov 2010
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Bush DVB680

Review Bush, once a noble British brand, is now a house brand for Argos. Whether that explains the DVB680's low-quality feel, I can't say, but this box certainly seems cheaply made. Bush DVB680 It's a metal box with holes punched in the rear for the sockets, and a plastic panel clipped to the front. The front panel sports a very …
Nigel Whitfield, 20 May 2010
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Bush-authored warrantless wiretapping suffers abrupt defeat

The last of the US warrantless wiretapping cases has come to a rather surprising and abrupt finish. Judge Vaughn Walker hearing the case formerly known as Al-Haramain vs Bush has ruled for the plaintiffs and against the US government on a motion for summary judgment, essentially telling the government it had no case. This …
Burke Hansen, 2 Apr 2010
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Grundig pushes BBC iPlayer to Freesat boxes

Bush, Grundig and Goodmans Freesat set-top boxes and DVRs will today gain access to BBC iPlayer, courtesy of an over-the-air update the combo is now pushing out. But the brands' owner, Harvard, admitted that some "early boxes not capable of receiving the upgrade". However, it pledged to charge owners just £15 to have their …
Tony Smith, 31 Mar 2010
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NSA beats warrantless wiretap rap

A Federal judge has dismissed a complaint against the National Security Agency's (NSA) Bush-era warrantless wiretapping programme, prompting suggestions the US government is now able to mount mass surveillance operations unhindered by the courts or constitution. Five AT&T customers sued the NSA after it emerged it had …
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Software fraudster 'fooled CIA' into terror alert

A con man fooled US spooks into grounding international flights by selling them "technology" to decode al-Qaeda messages hidden in TV broadcasts, it's claimed. A long and highly entertaining Playboy article explains that in 2003, 50-year-old Dennis Montgomery was chief technology officer at Reno, Nevada-based eTreppid …
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Torture case against Boeing subsidiary resuscitated

In a ruling sure to fan the flames of controversy over Bush-era torture policies, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals this week strongly repudiated the Bush and Obama administrations’ arguments of a broad reading of the so-called "state secrets" doctrine, which the Bush administration in particular had used to smother potentially …
Burke Hansen, 30 Apr 2009
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Obama's DoJ defends Bush-era wiretaps

The US Justice Department under President Obama is invoking Bush Administration tactics to dismiss a lawsuit alleging federal agents engaged in illegal phone and email surveillance of ordinary US citizens. A motion submitted to US District Judge Walker on Friday claims disclosing information on the National Security Agency's …
Austin Modine, 6 Apr 2009
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Obama releases Dubya's secret anti-terror memos

The Obama administration has released nine secret legal opinions penned by Bush Administration lawyers, revealing the scope of executive power the White House sought in fighting domestic terrorism. The opinions reflect an extraordinary interpretation of presidential power used by the Bush White House to justify executive …
Austin Modine, 4 Mar 2009
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Obama balks at recovery of lost Dubya emails

The Obama administration promises transparency and accountability in Washington, but it's siding with George W. Bush's view of executive privilege in an attempt quash recovery of what could be millions of missing White House emails. Two open-government watchdog groups suing the Executive Office say White House emails …
Austin Modine, 24 Feb 2009
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US Congress votes for some offshore oil relaxations

The US Congress has voted to end America's ban on offshore oil and gas drilling in the face of rising petrol prices. However the White House is resisting the Democrats' energy package, saying it will stifle the oil industry. Reuters reports that the Democrat-controlled lower house passed the proposed measures by 236 votes to …
Lewis Page, 17 Sep 2008
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Bush tests Castro with mobile phone gift barrage

Americans will soon be able to send cell phones to Cubans, President Bush announced today. Does this bother you? I'm not touching you. The move is apparently meant to be an experimental prod at Cuba's President Raul Castro, who has relaxed a number of restrictions on consumer electronics since replacing his brother Fidel in …
Austin Modine, 21 May 2008
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Bush orders NSA to snoop on US agencies

Not content with spying on other countries, the NSA (National Security Agency) will now turn on the US's own government agencies thanks to a fresh directive from president George Bush. Under the new guidelines, the NSA and other intelligence agencies can bore into the internet networks of all their peers. The Bush …
Ashlee Vance, 27 Jan 2008
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Alba readying cut-price Blu-ray Disc player for Europe?

Are low-cost Blu-ray Disc players coming to Europe in the near future? They are if claims that local consumer electronics company Alba has ordered 4000 players a month from January are to be believed. Chinese-language newspapers Commercial Times and Economic Daily News today quote the head of Chinese manufacturer Forworld …
Tony Smith, 27 Nov 2007
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Watchdog chucks life raft to White House backup tapes

A government watchdog group that alleges the Bush Administration has illegally failed to maintain more than 5 million emails has filed a temporary restraining order that would require administrators to preserve all remaining backup tapes. The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed the motion on …
Dan Goodin, 12 Oct 2007

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