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The Troubling Arguments from the Government in Smith v. Obama

By Nadia Kayyali | EFF | October 20, 2014

We’ve filed our reply brief in the appeal of Smith v. Obama, our case challenging the NSA’s mass telephone records collection on behalf of Idaho nurse Anna Smith. 

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More Police Departments than Previously Thought Use Portable Surveillance Systems to Spy on almost Everyone

By Steve Straehley and Noel Brinkerhoff | AllGov | October 21, 2014

More U.S. police departments are employing electronic surveillance technology that can collect information from cell phones and laptop computers belonging not just to criminal suspects but also law abiding citizens.

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The Latest Parody Video From Remy - "Shake It Off"

Shake it Off: Obama Version From Reason TV & Remy

Published on Oct 20, 2014

” The Obama administration puts its own special spin on the Taylor Swift hit.

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Obama considers [officially] allowing torture overseas

RT | October 20, 2014

The White House is reportedly wrestling over how to interpret a ban on “cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment” ahead of a meeting in Geneva next month concerning the United Nations charter on torture.

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Attendees Walk Out On Obama During Campaign Appearance For Maryland Gov Candidate

Obama Makes Rare Campaign Trail Appearance, People Leave Early

” President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the campaign trail on Sunday with a rally to support the Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland, but early departures of crowd members while he spoke underscored his continuing unpopularity.

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