A leading internet security expert has warned that a cyber terrorist attack with "catastrophic consequences" looked increasingly likely in a world already in a state of near cyber war.
Convicted in another U.S. government show trial this year, author and attorney Edgar Steele will ask the highest court in the land to address non-written rules that allow unlawful and unconstitutional intrusions into what should be completely private
SB 914, written in response to the California Supreme Court decision in People v. Diaz, upheld basic constitutional principles. It just maintained Fourth Amendment protection to the contents of cell phones, requiring officers to show a judge there is
Illegally breaking into the home of a journalist and seizing his property is profoundly troubling, especially as law enforcement shows no apparent sign of remorse or of learning from their mistake.
A Colorado Springs grandmother who suffered a heart attack when drug agents stormed into her home in 2009 has filed suit claiming the officers’ tactics were “extreme, unreasonable and outrageous.”
Roll call is going high-tech in Washington County, Fla. Rather than the usual name calling and response, students are now checking into class with finger scanning devices. And to keep better track of students from the minute they come under district
Worried about privacy on the Internet? It may be worse than you thought — with rapidly improving face recognition technology, your automatically tagged Facebook pictures could help a stranger, or the authorities, quickly identify you on the street.
For months, two Senators have screamed bloody murder that the government holds a secret legal interpretation of the Patriot Act so broad that it amounts to a whole different law giving the feds massive domestic surveillance powers.
The State of Florida made $62,968,946 from the sale of Floridians driver's license information in the last fiscal year, a practice that has been occurring almost unknown for years.
Keep in mind this isn't about Mexicans, 'immigration', or even voting - it's an end-run to a National (then Worldwide) ID that contains your DIGITAL WALLET - with TPTB at the 'Control Board'...
Voters in Zurich overwhelmingly rejected calls to ban assisted suicide or to outlaw the practice for nonresidents. Zurich's cantonal voters by about a 4-to-1 margin defeated both measures that had been pushed by political and religious conservatives.
In response to the hubbub surrounding the iPhone's unwanted tendency to transcribe your every move and remember it for years, Apple today issued a curious statement--mostly a blanket denial of wrongdoing
Two Apple customers have filed a lawsuit accusing the Cupertino, California, company of committing violations of computer-fraud laws by recording location data of iPhone and iPad customers.
My wife and I live in Philadelphia on the “green line” between mostly-prosperous Center City and mostly-wasteland North Philadelphia
You should care about Apple’s collection of geodata on iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices, because the method is flawed.
iPhone and iPad customers were spooked to find out that their devices have recorded a detailed history of their geographical locations for the past year in an unprotected file. But it turns out that Apple already explained it — almost a year ago
A researcher is experimenting with ways that a Web browser could tighten the limits on information provided to websites.
HD Tyranny: Never Been Born looks at the Birth Registration system that is present worldwide. This film exposes a shadow law, lurking beneath the guise of multifunctional language.
When did the Department of Education become the Department of Speech Monitoring? Add the Dept of Ed to the list of Obama agencies that need to be reined in, hard and fast. Education Department officials are threatening school principals with lawsu
Missouri State University officials are notifying 6,030 College of Education students that their social security numbers may have been compromised as a result of an internal security breach. In October and November 2010, in preparation for an accr
Marion County's Superior Court Judge S.K. Reid set what could become a precedent by being the first Indiana judge to rule on whether or not media outlets are forced to disclose names and/or other personal information of anonymous posters on their we
Have you ever posted a picture on line? THIS IS NOT A JOKE Posting Pictures could be Dangerous to your health or your loved ones... PLEASE check this out...
On Tuesday, the House of Representatives rejected the extension of three unconstitutional surveillance tools within the Patriot Act. The House voted 277-148 in favor of the extension, but Republicans brought the bill to the floor using a special pro
Hector Hoyos wants to watch the watchers that are watching everyone else. Hoyos, the founder and CEO of Hoyos Corporation, manufactures iris photographing technology. As some patents on proprietary iris-scanning technology will soon expire making the
The former Governor of Minnesota, Jesse Ventura, is suing the Department of Homeland Security. Ventura claims TSA’s full-body scans and airport pat-downs have violated his privacy rights. The former Governor filed the suit Monday in District Court
The California Supreme Court ruled police do not need a warrant to search a cell phone carried by someone under arrest. The justices determined a deputy had the right to conduct a warrantless search of the text messages of a man he arrested
TSA Molesting a mans credit cards and other personal documents for no reason.
This nationwide “No Refusal” blood test violates the fourth amendment of the bill of rights because people should enjoy the right to be secure in their persons from unreasonable searches and seizures.
Even as the Justice Dept. reports a 2-year decline in the number of wiretap applications approved by a secret US intelligence court, the workload of Justice Dept. lawyers assigned to request and oversee such sensitive surveillance activities grows.
Jim Babka reports that budget bill H.R. 3082 rescinds funding for implementing the “hub” for REAL ID data collection. If this passes (which it presumably will), it will be a major victory for privacy rights advocates, but it falls short of repealing