Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Friday Show Notes 12-29-17

FCC Net Neutrality decision causes some anxiety in Europe, but EU regulation remains in force
The recent vote by the Federal Communications Commission to scrap net neutrality rules has caused an uproar in France and elsewhere in Europe, where the principle has been protected by European Union regulations since 2015.
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Chinese women having babies in Saipan to obtain U.S. birthright citizenship
Women from China, Turkey, South Korea, and other countries around the globe have for some time been coming to America to have their babies to take advantage of what they’ve been told is a provision in the U.S. Constitution that grants their offspring automatic American citizenship.
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Disney resorts add new security policy, removes 'Do Not Disturb' signs from rooms
Disney has started updating the security policies at several of its resorts in Walt Disney World.
Guests staying at one of the three monorail hotels – the Grand Floridian, Polynesian and Contemporary resorts – near the Magic Kingdom have already experienced the tighter security policies, which include the removal of the “Do Not Disturb” door sign.
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France allows Muslim street prayers but bans Christmas movie because it was “too Christian”
France is a secular Republic, because it separates religion and state and it mostly sees religion as a private matter; restricted to the home and places of worship.
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When and Why the West Began to ‘Demonize’ Muhammad
To understand any phenomenon, its roots must first be understood.  Unfortunately, not only do all discussions on the conflict between Islam and the West tend to be limited to the modern era, but when the past, the origins, are alluded to, the antithesis of reality is proffered.
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