DOJ Dismisses Case After Court Explains That Feds Can't Just Grab Someone's Laptop At The Border
Next time, maybe don’t violate the 4th Amendment.
by Mike Masnick
Government Spying “Worse than Orwell”
Current surveillance is far beyond an Orwellian state.
by Washington's Blog

TSA airport style searches on all Amtrak trains!
Don’t be alarmed if you see men in tactical gear with an attack dog approaching you.
by MassPrivatei
FTC Has Power to Police Cyber Security - U.S. Appeals Court
FTC wants to hold hotel operator accountable for breaches in 2008 and 2009 in which hackers stole credit card and other details from more than 619,000 consumers.
by Jonathan Stempel

Digital Surveillance 'worse than Orwell', Says New UN Privacy Chief
Joseph Cannataci describes British oversight as ‘a joke’ and says a Geneva convention for the internet is needed.
by Adam Alexander
School Fingerprints Elementary Students for Lunch Program
“Biometric identification to match a finger scan with a personal identification number.”
by Kyle Olson

Quebec Decides It Needs ANOTHER Hate Speech Law, Only One That's Worse Than The Law It Already Has
Quebec government wants to crack down on radicalization.
by Tim Cushing
Police Secretly Track Cellphones to Solve Routine Crimes
“It’s how we find kidnappers. It’s how we find drug dealers. It’s how we find missing children. It’s how we find pedophiles,” FBI official defended.
by Brad Heath


Snowden Documents Reveal AT&T’s "Extreme Willingness to Help" NSA Domestic Spy Program
Company supplied access to billions of emails.
by Democracty Now!
Yelp Partners with Feds, Offers “Citizen Insights” of TSA
Effort to monitor government opposition.
by Kurt Nimmo

Jeb Bush: NSA Needs Broader Power, Urges Tech Firms to Cooperate
Presidential candidate linked to drug cartels wants NSA to spy on your personal life.
by Bill Barrow
Price for TSA's Failed Body Scanners: $160 Million
How bad are the machines at catching threats? So bad that Sen. Ron Johnson suggests adding metal detectors.
by Jennifer Scholtes

Military Guards Autonomous Car Test Site
Self-driving cars kept secret.
by Infowars Nightly News
Why AT&T's 'Willingness' To Help NSA Is Alarming
Phone company one of NSA’s top partners.
by AP

Spanish Woman Fined for Posting Picture of Police Parked in disabled bay
Unnamed woman from Alicante ordered to pay €800 under controversial gagging law for posting photo on her Facebook page.
by Stephen Burgen
Some Germans Are Microwaving Their ID Cards to Stifle Surveillance
In countries like Germany, there is still a deep-seated and widespread cultural fear of being spied on.
by Joshua Krause