The 4th Amendment may be very close to dead. If this bill becomes law, online the 4th Amendment is dead. What’s the problem with the police trolling through your Gmail account looking for something? If you haven’t done anything you have nothing to fear right? Right. (From CNET) Leahy’s rewritten bill would allow more than [...]
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As one who has spent a good part of his life in front of an audio sequencer I think this is a brilliant idea. I would love to have Churchill’s “On the beaches” speech in my living room. I wonder if one can special order.
The battle for internet freedom continues on many fronts. The fight over ACTA in Europe has entered a new stage. (From Techdirt.com) “In other words, De Gucht won’t accept the idea that the European electorate, through their representatives in the European Parliament, might possibly want to reject something they were not allowed to know about [...]
Not so long ago…
I have always been facinated with orangutans. They are incredible creatures which exibit deep intelligence. If you ever get a chance to observe one in person it’s pretty amazing. It seems that their intelligence may in fact be even deeper than we thought. Across the country zoos are introducing iPads to the apes with amazing [...]
This should be interesting. Now, anyone can show their support for a bill moving through Congress using an app in Facebook. Having spent a bit of time on the Hill and too much time in Facebook I have to wonder if these guys have really thought this out. Not that I am not all for [...]
“The former NSA official held his thumb and forefinger close together: “We are that far from a turnkey totalitarian state.” I suppose it’s good that we even know that such a facility exists. One must assume that all privacy essentially is gone. It is sad but true. I actually grew up around the defense intelligence [...]