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Blogger Publishes Addresses of The Journal News Staff in Retaliation for NY Gun Owners Map

In Gun Control, News, Other Leaks, Science & Technology, USA, USA, World Revolution on December 27, 2012 at 8:22 PM

Blogger Christopher Fountain appears on CNN’s Early Start Thursday to explain why he decided to publish the addresses of many of the The Journal News‘ staff after the paper published the names and addresses of gun permit holders in several counties.


“Well, I just thought they were being hypocrites,” said Fountain said. “In the aftermath of Newtown, it was obviously one tragedy, but somehow they were conflating legal gun owners with some crazed tormented devil up in Newtown and putting the two together. And I was offended by that and I wondered how they would like it if their addresses were published.”

Fountain began by publishing the home addresses of some of the newspaper’s staffers and later linked to an interactive Google map displaying the information.

Asked to respond to the newspaper’s justification for publishing the information (some citizens “would like lawmakers to expand the amount of information the public can find out about gun owners” after the Newtown shooting), Fountain wasn’t buying it.

“Well, she could have just published the number of gun permits, which is actually quite small, if she wanted to show an issue that there are 2,000 legally registered guns in her county, fine,” he said. “But the fact that they put the addresses — I’ve received emails from abused women who were under protective order and in hiding, and they’re terribly afraid that now their names and addresses are all over the Internet and accessible through that map.”

CT Police Backtrack Saying Adam Lanza Was NOT in Altercation at School Day Before Mass Shooting

In News, Newtown: Sandy Hook School Mass Shooting on December 19, 2012 at 3:23 AM


Connecticut State Police spokesman Lt. Paul Vance denies reports that there was any altercation between the gunman Adam Lanza and four teachers at Sandy Hook elementary school the day before the mass shooting took place.

Brazilian Prostitute Suing U.S. Embassy

In News, Other Leaks on April 29, 2012 at 3:09 AM



A Brazilian prostitute is suing the U.S. Embassy, three Marines and a Brazilian staff member for injuries she claimed to receive when she was allegedly pushed out of a van in Brasilia.



The woman, Romilda Ferreira, says she met the four men at a night club in December last year. After an argument, the woman says she was pushed out of a vehicle and broke her collarbone two ribs and punctured a lung when the car ran over her in the nightclub’s parking lot, the State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland was asked about the case and had a different story.

Still, the State Department says it will conduct an investigation. Ferreira is planning to sue for injuries, medical expenses and lost of income.

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told reporters during a visit to Brasilia that the incident was fully investigated and the military personnel involved had been “severely punished for the incident.

According to a defense official also no charges were filed by Brazilian authorities, Ferreira’s lawyers said they declined compensation of about $2,000 and requested about $80,000, which embassy officials refused to pay.

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