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Now it is illegal to unlock your smartphone devices...and the fine for the first offense is $500,000

Really?!

The practice of unlocking cellphones without carrier permission so you can use a device with another network will be illegal starting on Jan. 26.

The new law, which applies to devices purchased after today, came about in October when the Library of Congress’ Register of Copyrights, which determines exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), ruled that unlocking cellphones and tablets without carrier permission should be illegal.

source: http://www.theatlantic.com



Autism risk of drug taken by thousands of mums for epilepsy: 
Up to 17,500 children affected since 1973, researchers believe as many as one in three children born to mothers taking Epilim affected.
Drug taken by about 21,500 women of childbearing age to control seizures.

source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk



Consumption of artificial sweetener- and sugar-containing soda and risk of lymphoma and leukemia in men and women.

One diet soda a day increases leukemia, multiple myeloma and non-Hodgkin lymphomasThe combined results of this new study showed that just one 12-fl oz. can (355 ml) of diet soda daily leads to:
- 42 percent higher leukemia risk in men and women (pooled analysis)
- 102 percent higher multiple myeloma risk (in men only)
- 31 percent higher non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk (in men only)
source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov            

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I found this article interesting...

33 CONSPIRACY THEORIES THAT TURNED OUT TO BE TRUE
9. The Tuskegee Syphilis Study:The United States Public Health Service carried out this clinical study on 400 poor, African-American men with syphilis from 1932 to 1972. During the study the men were given false and sometimes dangerous treatments, and adequate treatment was intentionally withheld so the agency could learn more about the disease. While the study was initially supposed to last just six months, it continued for 40 years. Close to 200 of the men died from syphilis or related complications by the end of the study.

source: http://worldtruth.tv