The US State Department is warning visitors to the Sochi Olympics that they should have "no expectation of privacy" upon arrival. This is apparently due to the influx of criminal hackers in the city, who are eagerly awaiting the influx of tens of thousands of wealthy tourists.
University presidents are in unique and powerful positions, overseeing institutions that are supposed to protect and foster free critical inquiry, and serve as safe-zones for the pursuit of intellectual investigation, open debate, and dissent. That's why it's particularly disturbing to witness the transformation of Janet Napolitano from DHS director to university system president.
This guest post was written by ACLU of Massachusetts legal fellow Nashwa Gewaily
After dodging the question for months and flat out refusing to answer the ACLU's public records requests seeking clarity on it, the FBI has finally ‘fessed up and admitted that it does not obtain a probab
In a thoroughly disturbing so-called ‘oversight’ hearing this morning in the senate, FBI Director James Comey and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper offered a defense of CISPA-like government surveillance operations, without ever mentioning the name of the notorious bill.
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UPDATE: The entire Massachusetts congressional delegation is now co-sponsoring the USA Freedom Act.