The city of Keene, New Hampshire claims that the problem isn’t the “Robin Hood” brigade of people who feed parking meters in the city in order to save drivers from tickets. No, they can fill meters with coins all day long and the city government claims that it won’t mind. The problem, claims the city, is that the merry band of meter-feeders are harassing and stressing out all three parking enforcement officers and being nuisances while they save residents from tickets. So the city has sued them. [More]
Over here in the United States, our town’s mayors are making news for locking up baby formula and issuing written smackdowns on controversial fast food chains. But with the serious economic crisis in Europe, one Spanish mayor is starring in headlines for going rogue and stealing from supermarkets to give food to the poor. We’ve heard this story before, somewhere…
A hacker has stolen the tax information for over 1,000 Latvian companies, and is now revealing, via Twitter, which banks did not take the paycuts they promised in return for government bailouts, and which are awarding secret bonuses.