Yesterday, Jim noted that, despite promises of reforms of extraordinary spying powers created under the FISA Amendments Act, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has failed to create the position of Public Advocate that was recommended by a Presidential commission at the end of last year.
“This year’s game pits Peyton Manning and his Denver Broncos squad against the young Seattle Seahawks team in what is sure to be an epic battle.” — Fox Sports, before the game “Squirrel!” — Fox Sports, after the game If I have to hear the
You should already know that on Saturday, October 26 there will be a protest against massive unconstitutional surveillance of the American people in Washington, DC. If you want to take part, show up outside Union Station at 12 noon for a march to the U.S.
If Twitter users really don’t need more than 140 characters to communicate, how come they congregate at in-person conventions to talk about Twitter at length? What if we applied their terse standard to the more important creations in human history?
Evidence has emerged that the U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection has expanded its powers of search far beyond the reasonable, specific and concrete work of scrutinizing people crossing the borders of the United States.
EPIC, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, has issued a report card today evaluating President Barack Obama’s policy record on civil liberties. Last year, EPIC gave President Obama a grade of C+. This year, Barack Obama’s grade has fallen to a D. EPIC explains why: Last