6/14 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Download free MP3s from local artists such as FLock of Doug, Askeleton, Hockey Night, Brother Ali, Tim Rally Gold, and more at Music To Go.
Church of England officials will send a letter to Sony demanding an apology over the use of Manchester Cathedral as a backdrop for a violent computer game.
Officials in Inner Mongolia say they have established a living barrier of trees, grass and shrubs wide enough to hold back the Gobi desert and to curb the sandstorms blowing over northeast Asia and hitting the United States.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Bandini blogs about winning the Iraq war with clowns, apartment fire poetry, and the wonder that is Angela Lansbury at Falling Chair.
The Who's "My Generation" performed by senior citizens
An anti-smoking PSA starring R2-D2 and C-3PO
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"We are aware that the decision to place Google at the bottom of the ranking is likely to be controversial. But, throughout our research we have found numerous deficiencies and hostilities in Google's approach to privacy that go well beyond those of other organizations."
— Privacy International, a British human rights advocacy group, in a report citing Google as having the most abysmal privacy policies and leading a "race to the bottom" by the world's most renowned Internet firms