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Protect Your Privacy, Ditch Mainstream Email

I’m still shocked by the complacency of many Americans regarding government violation of their privacy. It’s been known for years now that mainstream email services such as Gmail are a backdoor for the NSA to your personal communications. 480 more words

Apple tells U.S. Senate Democrat Al Franken they trained iPhone X's Face ID system to not be racist, ageist, or sexist

”Shortly after Apple introduced iPhone X with Face ID biometric security in September, U.S. Senator Al Franken challenged CEO Tim Cook to address the technology’s potential impact on consumer privacy,” Mikey Campbell reports for AppleInsider. 442 more words


USA Liberty Act - Anything But

Bob Goodlatte’s new bill, the USA Liberty Act, reauthorizes section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) which is scheduled to expire in December. 291 more words

Judge slaps down government's dragnet trawl of 1.3m website users

For months, the US government has played legal tug-of-war with DreamHost, the hosting company used by disruptj20.org: a site that helped co-ordinate the protest against the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. 922 more words


Police State Nightmare in Georgia School

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons and things to be seized. 907 more words

Police use of ‘StingRay’ cellphone tracker requires search warrant, appeals court rules

Sept 21, 2017 By Tom Jackman

A “StingRay II,” made by the Harris Corp., can redirect cellphone calls away from cell tower antennae and capture their identifying data and location. 1,207 more words

Tracking phones without a warrant ruled unconstitutional

A Washington DC Court of Appeals said on Thursday that law enforcement’s warrantless use of stingrays—suitcase-sized cell site simulators that mimic a cell tower and that trick nearby phones into connecting and giving up their identifying information and location—violates the… 901 more words