The Telegraph | ‘Could be switched off automatically in British homes without the owners’ consent under EU proposals to help power stations meet demand for electricity.’
The Guardian | Newly released data show that the government submitted 1,789 eavesdropping requests last year, and none was rejected.
RT | FISA court quietly rubber stamped nearly 2,000 government requests to search or electronically monitor people in the U.S. last year.
Thomas DiLorenzo | Governmental critic will be sent for mental health evaluation, and his life possibly ruined.
EFF.org | Did you post an ad on craigslist between July 26, 2012 and August 8, 2012? If so, bad news for you.
The Register | Apparatchiks whine that technology’s making it too tough.
Declan McCullagh | Immunizes from prosecution companies participating in cybersecurity program.
Adan Salazar | All your children are belong to us.
The Guardian | Internet giant details requests for material to be pulled from YouTube, Blogger service and from Google search.
NY Daily News | Funds would go to the state’s newly created Children’s Health Promotion Fund and other similar programs aimed at kids.
Healthy Home Economist | Teacher suspend without pay after giving lesson on gardening tools to second grade students.
Infowars.com | But your government always loves you:)
EFF.org | Get ready for the nitty-gritty details: who has your information, how they get it, and what they do with it.
libertyblitzkrieg.com | Congress sure is hard at work at the moment trying to pass one horrific bill after the other.
Bay News 9 | Measure delayed to accommodate feedback from an advisory committee.
The Hill | “Marketplace Fairness Act” bill would allow states to tax out-of-state online retailers, but exempts small businesses earning less than $1 million a year.
Bill Anderson | A nation under permanent martial law is a nation of drones serving a governmental master.
EFF.org | CISPA still features dangerously vague language that could put your personal information in the hands of military organizations like the National Security Agency.
The Guardian | “Everyman” drones need to be banned by international treaties before terrorists use them, says Google’s executive chairman.
Jason Charles | Take the minds of our children back.
foxnews.com | IRS is denying claims that it wants to snoop on taxpayers by reading their emails.
Fox News | Personal information on roughly 80,000 farmers and ranchers released.
Infowars.com | New phone app allows Facebook to hijack your phone.
Reuters | Idaho becomes second state to restrict use of unmanned aerial vehicles over privacy concerns.
politic365.com | Tenth plank of the Communist Manifesto reads: “Free education for all children in public schools.”
Jeff Berwick | “The inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.”
US News | PETA says it’s actively shopping for a drone to monitor hunters.
Laurence Vance | You would think that Rev. Huckabee would be familiar with the commandment “Thou shalt not steal.”
CNS News | System will link names, telephone numbers, utility data and reverse phone look-ups to “assist investigations.”
France 24 | Paris considering buying US-made unarmed surveillance drones to boost its military capabilities.
Guns.com | Feinstein says video games are “a very negative role for young people, and the industry ought to take note of that.”
Christian Science Monitor | Soon, the company will make it much easier, but, some say, at a steep cost to your privacy.
foxnews.com | Homeowners who got grants of up to $30,000 used the money for something else.
Boston Globe | Facebook is purchasing even more information on its members from data brokers.
EFF.org | Many news sites have terms of service that prohibit minors from using their interactive services and sometimes even visiting their websites.
Tech Dirt | Congress is supposed to work for the public, not hide things away from the public.
guardian.co.uk | Resolution regulating multibillion-dollar international arms trade wins overwhelming backing from members.
Jim Meyers and John Bachman | “Growth is the answer” to our nagging economic woes.
washingtonsblog.com | Criminals’ end comes as minions abandon their roles as muscle for criminals.
EFF.org | As of March 27, drivers entering San Francisco no longer have the option to pay the $6 cash toll to a human toll collector.
Mikael Thalen | Email reveals drone demonstration held at State Capitol building Wednesday was purposely kept private from the public.
Becky Akers | I’m of a mixed mind whether to dignify this nonsense with participation.
CNS News | After a bill cleared Congress last year, the FAA predicted there would be 30,000 by 2020. They’ve apparently revised estimate.
thelibertyzone.wordpress.com | Daddy has a responsibility to make all of you “safer.”
New York Post | During his weekly radio broadcast, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg talked about the impending drone surveillance scheme.
Adan Salazar | Soon to be infiltrating millions of homes across the globe with little to no resistance.
WPXI | Sensors in terminal found Bluetooth devices, honed in on signals and tracked how long it took people to get through security.
CNN | This is ubiquitous surveillance: All of us being watched, all the time, and that data being stored forever.
J.D. Heyes | Growing wave of concern over personal privacy helps website go viral.
The Telegraph | New technology will make us all agents for Google.