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The Computer Is Suddenly Slow

For three days now, our computer is suddenly so slow that it is almost unusable. Google was doing this to their competitors a while ago (As reported in Europe, but, oh wonder, not in the American “free” press), but now even Google is slow. 61 more words


A Case for Constitutional Open Carry of Firearms

April 26, 2016—January 1 of this year marked a historic day in my great home state of Texas, which became the 15th state in the union to allow for open carry of all hand guns with proper licensing. 1,363 more words

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U.S. Supreme Court Considers Warrantless DUI Breath Tests

On April 20, 2016, the United States Supreme Court heard oral argument in Birchfield v. North Dakota on the issue of whether states are permitted to require breath tests without getting a warrant first. 237 more words

DWI (Driving While Intoxicated)/DUI (Driving Under The Influence)

Secret Court Takes Another Bite Out of the Fourth Amendment

By Cindy Cohn | EFF

Defenders of the NSA’s mass spying have lost an important talking point: that the erosion of our privacy and associational rights is justified given the focus of surveillance efforts on combating terrorism and protecting the national security. 1,020 more words


Microsoft Blames the FBI for Their Spying On Us

In a brief note on NPR, Microsoft has answered my earlier blog by saying that the FBI has made them spy on us this way. I do not believe them completely, and want to know how much money they have made selling the information obtained. 726 more words


Law Basics - Search and Seizure

*It’s a tossback Tuesday post.  There are some things every American should know.  Your rights when it comes to search and seizure definitely make the list, especially considering cases that have been making lawyers flinch all over the country, like the FBI Apple debacle.   1,220 more words


Apple: We have the 'most effective security organization in the world'

”Apple said in a press briefing that it has the ‘most effective security organization in the world,’ and discussed multiple layers of iPhone security on both the hardware and software side to underscore this point,” Lauren Goode reports for The Verge. 240 more words