Privacy Matters

No evidence, no worries: on the use of secret subpoenas

What happens when legislatures pass laws enabling law enforcement to obtain sensitive, private information about people without requiring any evidence of criminal activity, and without any outside oversight whatsoever?

Fishing expeditions.

Take a look at this graph, produced by US Cellular in response to Senator Ed Markey's letters to cell phone companies seeking information about law enforcement surveillance requests.

Military secretly developed mobile app games that spied on users, report says

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Senator asks car companies how safe their products are from hackers and unwarranted police tracking

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Twelve years of torture, illegality, and shame

Guest post by Victoria Brittain

The captive mind and the new American authoritarianism

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Cops don't need a warrant to read your old emails

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If you were born in 1987, the laws that govern police access to your email and cell phone information are older than you are. Think about that for a second.

Michael Hayden: dealing with Snowden like negotiating with terrorists

The former head of the NSA, Michael Hayden, says whistleblower Edward Snowden is like a terrorist.

I believe Doge provides the only acceptable response to this slanderous statement.

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