Privacy Matters

Terror Tuesday: the imperiled Constitution

Please note that by playing this clip YouTube and Google will place a long term cookie on your computer.

DHS to make a "self-guided bullet" available to local law enforcement?

The militarization of the police continues apace. A self-guided bullet that can stalk its prey for over a mile before striking.

Brennan hearing, drones in Oakland and Seattle, and more news you can use

Please note that by playing this clip YouTube and Google will place a long term cookie on your computer.

Three billion dollars a year for this boondoggle?

How low must the number of Muslim-American 'terror plots' go before Congress thinks again about giving the FBI an annual $3 billion of our tax dollars –nearly half the FBI’s budget - just for its counterterrorism work?

And to what lengths is the FBI prepared to go to manufacture plots and suspects in order to keep those dollars flowing?

What would President Eisenhower say about our military-surveillance industrial complex?

Please note that by playing this clip YouTube and Google will place a long term cookie on your computer.

Police surveillance against police turns up routine abuse, leading to the termination of an entire Miami PD unit

Please note that by playing this clip YouTube and Google will place a long term cookie on your computer.

Here's a warning to law enforcement officers: ubiquitous surveillance can cut both ways. 

FBI to police: use social media to convict others, not yourselves

The FBI wants police officers to use social media to spy on us, but cautions that they take care not to reveal too much about their own lives on Twitter or Facebook.

ACLU's Jameel Jaffer on the DOJ targeted killing White Paper

The ACLU's Jameel Jaffer joined Democracy Now's Amy Goodman to discuss the targeted killing White Paper that was leaked to NBC news in February 2013. 

As Jaffer observes, the paper is a "briefing document; it is not a legal memo....The actual memos are still secret," despite the ACLU's litigation to try to free them, he says.

Sign up for email alerts // Contact us

Theme by Danetsoft and Danang Probo Sayekti inspired by Maksimer