This post, written by EFF Global Policy Analyst Maria Sutton, was originally published on the foundation’s website July 8. EFF is in Ottawa this week for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, to influence the course of discussions over regressive digital policy provisions in this trade agreement that could lead to an increasingly restrictive Internet. But […]
EFF and Other Civil Liberties Organizations Call on Congress to Support Uncompromising Reform This post, written by Legislative Analyst Mark Jaycox, Activist Nadia Kayyali and Staff Attorney Lee Tien, was originally published by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on May 20. Since the introduction of the USA FREEDOM Act, a bill that has over 140 cosponsors, […]
More and more, police have ruled themselves judge, jury and executioner. Unfortunately, another family has learned too late that you should never call police.
On Nov. 4, 2013, Michael Blair, a paranoid schizophrenic, suffered a delusional episode, grabbed a knife and claimed he wanted to kill himself. He locked himself in a bathroom. His family called 911.
While police were en route, a family member placed a cellphone in the hallway to monitor the police response. This video is the result. (Caution: Extremely graphic)
Organizers claim that between 10 and 30 million concerned Americans from all walks of life will descend upon Washington D.C. tomorrow to kick off Operation American Spring, a demonstration aimed at setting in motion a course of events to restore Constitutional governance in the United States. Operation American Spring, the brainchild of retired Army Col. […]
The global warmists intend to fundamentally alter human society at the behest of a man who actually thinks he alone has a special insight into the inner workings of the universe. The People’s Temple worked the same way. Don’t drink the Kool-Aid.
The forces of intolerance on the left have taken several more scalps in the past few days. And boy, are they gloating about it. And the more scalps they collect, the more brazen they will become. If you think their demands are outrageous now, just wait.
Ah, the happy glow of phony numbers and a compliant mainstream media. President Barack Obama and his Democratic minions have mastered the art of deception in addressing issues such as the failures of Obamacare and vast abuses of Federal power. And with the media on their side, there’s no telling how deep the corruption goes.
Colluding with the government to secretly hand over law-abiding citizens’ private data might be bad for business in the long run, so many U.S-based tech giants are beginning to defy Federal law enforcement whenever they’re requested to do just that.
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued an opinion this week that opens the way for local police to avail themselves of the same warrantless search powers that Federal law enforcement officers operating in the State already enjoy when stopping and questioning motorists.
If an armed person stops a motorist in one of the Nation’s most deserted areas and demands that person hand over the large sum of cash he’s carrying, doesn’t that make the armed person a brigand? In Nevada and other States, it’s perfectly legal…for the cops.