After blocking the financing of various file hosting sites and Usenet providers, PayPal service takes a swing at VPN/Proxy because of its ties with BitTorrent.
Faced with economic stagnation and failed growth policies, most central banks choose to continue devaluing their currencies; all at the expense of the general public of course.
With a majority of 61%, the U.S. Senate approved an online sales tax bill.
The current president of the European Council, Michael Noonan, submitted a proposal to the European finance ministers which, if approved, would hit the depositors that have accounts exceeding € 100,000 in the event of future bank failures. This is basically like Cyprus story on a grand-scale.
Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Anguilla, Montserrat and the Turks and Caicos have signed agreements on sharing all the details of the bank accounts in their territories with the tax authorities in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Not so haven anymore I guess.