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Twitter turning over huge amounts of user data to U.S. government

Posted February 3rd, 2013 by iamodd999
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Social networking giant Twitter has released a new report outlining all subpoenaed, court ordered, and search warranted requests made by the U.S. government for private information about the site's users throughout the past year. And based on the figures, not only is the overall number of such requests steadily expanding, but Twitter is also increasingly being coerced into releasing this confidential data without legitimate probable cause or warrant.

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Homeland Security is building a $4 billion 170-acre complex

Posted December 6th, 2012 by dumthumbs
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The US Department of Homeland Security, despite budget cuts and construction delays, is planning to add 17,000 employees into its consolidated headquarters in southeast Washington.

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TSA Confiscates Camera, Deletes Footage of Checkpoint

Despite the TSA admitting on its own website that there is no law which prevents people from filming TSA checkpoints, a man traveling through San Juan airport in Puerto Rico had his camera confiscated and footage deleted.

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Rome Alone

An investigation has begun at Manchester airport after an 11-year-old boy boarded a flight to Rome without a passport, boarding card or ticket, by apparently tagging on to another family.

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Governmental Secrecy: Shield for Tyranny, Incompetence, and Corruption

Governmental Secrecy: Shield for Tyranny, Incompetence, and Corruption

An essential pillar of democracy is openness. There is no way that people can meaningfully participate in government, even if only by voting for representatives, if they do not have access to accurate information related to government operations. This was well understood by the founders of the US and embedded in the Bill of Rights. Conversely, a salient characteristic of undemocratic systems of all types, such as Czarist Russia, the Soviet Union, and Nazi Germany is a high degree of governmental secrecy.

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How Private Law Secures the Internet

The informal institutions that enforce network security norms between ISPs are more efficient than a formal legal regime. Indeed, because formal and informal enforcement of security norms are substitutes, not complements, the formal legal system's neglect of ISPs is not merely benign but has also helped the Internet to flourish.

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Indiana Becomes First State to Allow Force Against Officers

Posted June 12th, 2012 by pmfalcon
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A state Supreme Court ruling last year that “there is no right to reasonably resist unlawful entry by police officers,” when a man was charged with assaulting an officer during a domestic-violence call. The NRA pushed for a new law that allows residents to use deadly force in response to the “unlawful intrusion” by a “public servant” to protect themselves and others, or their property. Police lobbied against it. The measure requires those using force to “reasonably believe” a law-enforcement officer is acting illegally and that it’s needed to prevent “serious bodily injury.”

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Olympics 2012 security: welcome to lockdown London

Posted March 13th, 2012 by Cyphase
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London 2012 will see the UK's biggest mobilisation of military and security forces since the second world war and the effects will linger long after the athletes have left

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US Intelligence Mining Your Social Network Data

Posted February 13th, 2012 by hurricane101
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"U.S. Intelligence has hired social scientists to mine the vast resources of the Internet

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Detroit residents take it upon themselves to protection and serve.

Posted February 6th, 2012 by eddiefree
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Detroit residents, unable to rely on a dwindling police force to keep them safe, are fighting back against the criminal scourge on their own.

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