Cars have a profound legacy of tinkering. Hobbyists have always modded them, rearranged their guts, and reframed their exteriors. The Electronic Frontier Foundation just had to ask permission from the Copyright Office for
Today, however, Dotcom still lives large. He remains free on bail and only has to check in with local police twice per week. In fact, the mogul has been quite active since the raid. He started two companies, released an entire album of music, separat
"CISPA would encourage the open sharing of personal data with nearly no privacy protections--a profound abuse of users' rights," said a lawyer. "It would create yet another surveillance regime, giving the NSA new sources of user data,
Nick Lambert (Chief Operating Officer for MaidSafe.Net) comes on the show to provide an update on MaidSafe.Net and internet decentralization - Keith Cyrnek (local activist) comes in studio to talk about general liberty issues - Switchblade (local ac
She opened a $308 county tax bill that said the property had been undervalued during the mistake-riddled 2011 revaluation and that she owed back taxes for 2011 and several months in 2012 – when she didn't even own her home.
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) seems to be the catalyst each year for passing tyrannical laws that couldn't stand on their own without its cover of "defense." Previous NDAAs gave us an open declaration of war on US citizens, indefin
A judge in Okanogan County, Wash. rules that Tom Kundig's sustainable but ill-sited hut must be moved from its landscape-altering perch above the Methow Valley.
To Grover Cleveland: SIR, --- Your inaugural address is probably as honest, sensible, and consistent a one as that of any president within the last fifty years, or, perhaps, as any since the foundation of the government.
"[It's] kind of a bizarre case," After the mortgage crisis hit Indianapolis in 2004, "there were so many bad loans out there that ownership really got kind of confusing."
When I was a child, I got to see the house my grandfather built, by himself, in the 1950s, on a small plot of land, in a small rural town with dirt roads, for his wife and children.
Critics say massive land grab shows Israel uninterested in two-state solution
Rick Johnson (Marble, Washington) talks about the community there, what they are doing to prepare, and his properties for sale there - Karen Johnson (Retired AZ Senator) on the Constitutional County Defend Rural America movement
Last month, the camp, which housed 80-120 people over the last ten years or so, was closed by local authorities. Housing structures in the camp were demolished. Police State USA reported that Sam was one of the unfortunate souls who lost his home
Keith Liberty will be the speaker to discuss Homesteading (Arizona), mineral rights, adverse possession, and land issues in Arizona
Washington's propaganda machine is in such high gear that we are in danger of losingthe facts that we do have
John Wayne's descendants have had to go to court to seek the right to continue to use the legendary actor's nickname, "Duke," over the objections of Duke University which now claims to own the word "Duke."
Less than two months after Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) killed a comprehensive anti-patent-troll bill which had been passed by the House of Representatives, a much more modest bill taking aim at trolls has passed through a key subcommittee.
Stephan Kinsella (Intellectual Property/Patent Attorney) on the constitutionality of Intellectual Property; Cryptocurrency/Bitcoin - Reed Jessen (Founder of The Cryptocurrency Defense Foundation) on defending the cryptocurrency economy.
Should defendants be forced to discuss their online porn proclivities as part of copyright cases? One rightsholder says yes—and wants details, such as what sites defendants have visited and what style of erotic material they prefer.
During last year's budget negotiation meetings, President Barack Obama told House Speaker John Boehner, "We don't have a spending problem." When Boehner responded with "But, Mr. President, we have a very serious spending problem," Obama replied, "I'm
Since the American Revolution, Americans' homes have been considered sanctified space. Under the Castle Doctrine, first expressed in English common law, a person's home — whether it's a shack or a McMansion — is a protected space that no one can brea
A veteran could lose his home because of a small American flag he has placed in a flower pot in front of his home.
Today is the ninth anniversary of Kelo v. City of New London, the controversial Supreme Court decision in which the Court ruled that it was permissible for the government to take private property and give to another private owner in order to promote
The production of money in a free society is a matter of free association. Everybody from the miners to the owners of the mines, to the minters, and up to the customers who buy the minted coins — all benefit from the production of money.
So the "anarchist vs minarchist" debate is on pretty strong here at the DP. I like it, let's keep that topic open. Jan, Marc, and BILL3 have been doing well at keeping this topic alive at the DP.
Do you have a bank account that you don't actively use or a safe deposit box that you have not checked on for a while? If so, you might want to see if the government has grabbed your money. This sounds absolutely crazy, but it is true. All over th
Why have we turned our backs on the principles that this nation was founded upon?
A federal judge allowed the government to keep cash that Homeland Security agents seized because it smelled like marijuana. US District Court Judge Michael Davis issued a default ruling May 28 because the original owner
Glen Ridge Drive is the site of an unlikely mini rebellion. A flag made famous by the Battle of Gonzales, the birthplace of the Texas revolution, waves proudly from a treehouse that the city of Austin is trying to take down.
Civil forfeiture laws represent one of the most serious assaults on private property rights in the nation today