A Minnesota police chief has not-so-subtly warned state legislators that stopping police from warrantlessly tracking the movements of every motorist could play into ISIS' hands.
Here's information about a couple of upcoming digital privacy workshops in the Boston area. They are both free and open to the public.
Fields Corner Business Lab | 1452 Dorchester Ave, 4th Floor, Dorchester, MA
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The NSA is so helpful! And scary!
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A federal judge has refused to force the FBI to hand over more information about an alleged assassination plot against Occupy Houston activists, reports Courthouse News.
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Apparently top cop Bill Bratton thinks the NYPD's extensive surveillance, harassment, and brutalization of protesters have insufficiently chilled dissident speech in New York City. So he's bringing in machine guns to finish the job. Hundreds of them.
I'm thrilled to be able to say that our partner in privacy education, the Library Freedom Project, has won a Knight Foundation grant, enabling project director Alison Macrina to expand her excellent efforts to educate librarians about digital privacy issues.