Privacy Matters

Terror Tuesday: Calling the shots in Yemen

Massive electronic wiretap proposal pushed by Massachusetts officials

Uh oh. The powers that be in Massachusetts want prosecutors and police to have much more freedom to intercept our phone calls and electronic communications. And they are bringing out the big guns to push their demands -- literally. The nation's rampant gun violence crisis, they say, requires new state powers.

Covert license plate readers may be monitoring your everyday travel

Los Angeles PD got a cell phone sniffer for "Terrorism" but used it in drug cases

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A 21st century surveillance regime on San Francisco streets and buses

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Facebook graph search: either not very useful or very privacy invasive

You’ve probably heard about Facebook’s new graph search feature. Like so many other Facebook innovations, the tool has the potential to be a privacy disaster. What does it do?

Why would President Obama say a "decade of war" is over when it isn't?

President Obama's inaugural address made him sound like a new man. "We, the people, still believe that enduring security and lasting peace do not require perpetual war," he said. He told us that "a decade of war" is ending under his watch. 

UK government to hold secret hearings on undercover lover allegations

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"Inside NYPD Anti-Terror Command Center" leaves out key details

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Another secret law, another day at the Obama DOJ

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