Washington DC Judge Shuts Down US DOJ Fishing Expedition

Cops love vaguely-worded search warrants with a wide-open net. Why they love them is no secret. These kinds of search warrants are fishing expeditions. These search warrants are massive gill nets tossed into the ocean of humanity in search of

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4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Denies Your Right to Privacy

I’m forever baffled by morons wearing robes who believe violating our Right to Privacy is perfectly okay.  The latest morons in black robes to defecate on our rights is the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia. These

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Salt Lake City Park Apartments Demands Tenants Like them on Facebook or face Eviction

It’s one of the more bizarre violations of our Right to Privacy I’ve ever come across: “friend” your apartment building’s Facebook page or be found in breach of your rental agreement. That could mean eviction for those who refuse to

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Why do American Doctors want to know if Patients own Firearms?

Why do American family physicians want to know if their patients own Firearms before treating them for [insert medical issue here]? The only doctor who will ask you about gun ownership before treating you is a doctor who hates guns.

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EFF Report- Who is Protecting Your Data from Government Requests?

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) constantly fights for our right to privacy on the Internet. It’s an organization every single person who values privacy ought to support financially, as they are continually beating back Leviathan when it comes to issues

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Bill C-13 is Conservative Government’s Attempt to Police Internet

Bill C-13 – dubbed the “Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act” is really an attempt by our so-called Conservative government to re-introduce measures from their failed Bill C-30, “Protecting Children from Internet Predators Act”. You remember that one, right? That’s

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CSIS Does “End-Run” Around Privacy Law to Spy on Canadians Abroad

It’s as horrifying as it is becoming routine: Canadian police agencies lying to Judges in Court so they can keep violating the law they are supposed to uphold.  This time is the Canadian spy agency CSIS that’s caught in the

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Is an Encrypted Social Network Possible? Three Montreal Computer Students Say Yes

Syme brings privacy to your group conversations by encrypting everything you share. With the look of Google Plus and Facebook-like elements, a new social network named “Syme” feels as cozy as a well-worn shoe. But beneath the familiar veneer, it’s

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NFA Membership List Exposed on the Internet — Personal Information Privacy is a Corporate Responsibility

Guarding personal information is a corporate responsibility and one that must be taken seriously by both individuals and the companies they do business with.  This fiduciary duty was, unfortunately, broken by Canada’s National Firearm Association on their website, NFA.ca. The

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Google a Defender of Personal Privacy Against Warrantless FBI Searches?

Say what you like about search engine giant Google, at least in this case they are on the side of we mere citizens as they stand up against US federal government warrantless demands for user information. Using a law that

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Texas Protects Privacy of Texans’ Email from the prying eyes of the State

The Texas State Legislature sent HB 2268 to Governor Rick Perry’s desk on Tuesday, May 28, 2012.  The bill is designed to protect citizens Right to Privacy by requiring all state law enforcement agencies to get a warrant for all

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Is Every Phone Call You Make Recorded Without Your Knowledge or Consent?

Constitutions, Charters of Rights and Freedoms, and Bills of Rights mean something under one and only one condition: when those in power choose to follow them. There is not a government in the world that actually respects the documents created

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