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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Our Right to Privacy vs Police Need to Investigate Crime – Who Wins?

Police want easy access to personal information, generally with the assurance that they will not misuse the data they collect. The trouble is they almost always misuse the data, or if that statement seems too unfair, they often use it

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Are You A Terrorist or do you simply Value Your Privacy?

In digging through some information on another subject I stumbled across a copy of the moronic information pamphlet released by the FBI, titled “Communities Against Terrorism – Potential Indicators of Terrorist Activities”, in its efforts to curb terrorism by creating

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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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Privacy: We don’t care about it until the invasion of privacy gets up close and personal

We live in a strange age. We don’t care that airport security screeners take what amounts to naked pictures of us with their “porn scanners” before allowing us to board our flight, something that was unimaginable just ten short years

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Privacy: A Relic from the Past by Jane Gaffin

George Orwell was right. Big Brother is watching! So is the menacing Big Sis over at the U.S.’s ubiquitous Homeland Security. That evil government department is in accelerated motion toward total world surveillance that transcends Orwell’s projections as well as

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Inside the Prime Minister’s Office after Vic Toews called all Canadians child pornographers

This video contains language not suitable for all audiences, as the saying goes, but is absolutely hilarious nevertheless.  This clip has floated around the internet for some time, but never in the context of opposing Bill C-30. If you have

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Protect Your Right to Privacy and Help Stop Bill C-30

The Conservative Government of Stephen Harper has introduced Bill C-30, disingenuously named the Protecting Children from Internet Predators Act.  This Act seeks to force Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to provide police with your personal private information WITHOUT A SEARCH WARRANT.

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What to do if the RCMP Calls You on the Phone About Your Firearms License

It has come to my attention that the RCMP may or may not be phoning people who have firearms licenses expiring within the next 12 months.  I’ve heard of at least one individual who says they have been contacted on

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