There are the dead, killed by drones. And then there are the living dead, buried alive in Guantanamo before it seemed more efficient simply to incinerate suspects.
Privacy Cat says: "U want mah emailz? Get a warrant."
Do police need a warrant to read our emails? Unfortunately, the answer to this question remains much too complex.
CrossMatch, a large biometrics firm that does millions of dollars of business with government agencies, has announced that the executive director of the National Fusion Center Association, a former DHS Grant Programs Directorate administrator, recently became an advisor to its board of directors.
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Collect enough personal data, trawl through enough data bases, assign passengers a risk rating score and the traveling public will be safer, right?
It’s been a very good week for Senator Rand Paul (R-KY).
His March 6th filibuster of the nomination of John Brennan to head the CIA was ‘historic’ on a number of fronts.
People in Flatbush, Brooklyn held a vigil last night in memorium of 16 year old resident Kimani Gray, who was killed by NYPD officers over the weekend. The vigil turned into a protest, with community members making speeches about NYPD violence in their community and chanting slogans like "NYPD, KKK/How many kids did you kill today?"
Please consider the following.
From the New York Times, January 2, 2013:
Adam Serwer over at Mother Jones has a piece up making fun of the GOP for proposing legislation the sponsors say would limit the president’s authority to conduct drone strikes on US soil. He writes: