Privacy Matters

Fusion centers to store information about every school in Massachusetts

Old timey education before the digital surveillance state.

Our friends at Digital Fourth read through a July 2014 Massachusetts state government report about "school safety" and found some pretty depressing stuff. Among other problems, the state intends to use post-9/11 DHS "fusion centers" to store information about every school in the Commonwealth.

Bronx teen spent three years in prison without trial after accusation of petty theft

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Apple releases security patch to address "Bash"

Apple has released security patches to address the serious "Bash" vulnerability discovered last week.

To patch your machine, visit one of the links below and download the fix.

Journalists: Take a look at the surveillance going on in Ferguson

Police corruption activist finds apparent tracking device on his truck

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Law enforcement claims privacy harms security, but that's false

High tech equipment thus far fails to catch alleged cop killer in PA

The high tech military equipment federal grant and gift programs have bestowed on state and local law enforcement isn't helping Pennsylvania police find a man they say killed a state trooper before fleeing into the woods.

The NY Daily News reports:

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