Posts from December 18, 2012

AIDS Activist Spencer Cox Dies at 44


Spencer Cox, the pivotal AIDS activist who co-founded ACT-UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) and was featured in David France's recent documentary How to Survive a Plague, has died at Columbia Presbyterian of AIDS related causes, France writes i…

Obama ‘Wants to Move’ on Assault Weapons Ban


President Obama backs Senator Dianne Feinstein's effort to ban assault weapons, the White House said today: White House spokesman Jay Carney offered some of the first specifics on how Obama intends to make good on his promise to address gun viole…

Instagram Owns You and Your Photos


Instagram has announced a new Terms of Service, and the terms, not surprisingly, offer users few rights over their photos. Under the new agreement, Instagram can share information about users with parent company Facebook, as well as outside affiliate…