Why Are People More Scared of Facebook Violating Their Privacy than Washington?

December 30, 2012 in News

Reason | …While Congress’ and the Obama Administration’s palpable disdain for both the Fourth and Fifth Amendments should horrify all Americans, it should be fairly clear by now that maybe it doesn’t for large swaths of people.

Senate Approves Warrantless Electronic Spy Powers

December 28, 2012 in News

Wired | The Senate on Friday reauthorized for five years broad electronic eavesdropping powers that legalized and expanded the President George W. Bush administration’s warrantless wiretapping program.

Government Seeks to Shut Down NSA Wiretapping Lawsuit

December 16, 2012 in News

Ars Technica | At a hearing today in San Francisco federal court, the debate over whether NSA can continue its practices heated up again.

Government spying out of control

December 13, 2012 in News

Judge Andrew Napolitano | After President Richard Nixon was forced from office in 1974, congressional investigators discovered what they believed was the full extent of his use of the FBI and the CIA to engage in domestic spying.