Maintaining your privacy in today’s technological age is, at best, a difficult task. It requires constant effort to remain below the radar. But, if you have a presence somewhere on the Internet — say through a social site like Facebook or LinkedIn — it is impossible.
A California Supreme Court ruled Jan. 3 that defendants lose their rights to privacy for any items they’re carrying — including electronic devices — when they’re taken into custody.
As we reported yesterday, President Barack Obama is the 2010 “Most Admired Man In America,” according to a Gallup poll. He was followed, in order, by former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, former African President Nelson Mandela and Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Interesting choices all, and they demonstrate one of two things. Either there is a dearth of people to admire, or the masses are clueless about who these people really are.
A pilot with a major United States airline was confronted at his home in early December by four Federal air marshals and two sheriff’s deputies who were there to confiscate his Federally-issued firearm and his state-issued permit to carry a concealed firearm.
The U.S. Census is beginning to release some figures from the 2010 count and there are some tidbits of interest there.
Now we know why the Transportation Security Administration has increased its totalitarian search procedures on airline passengers. It’s tired of being embarrassed by its own incompetence.
The U.S. Army private accused of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks sits in solitary confinement in a military brig at Quantico, Va., isolated for 23 hours of every day. He’s been there for five months, and he was held in similar conditions for two months in a military jail in Kuwait.
The Government’s line that the Transportation and Security Administration’s naked body scanners expose travelers to harmless amounts of radiation is being revealed as a lie as more and more mainstream scientists, researchers and physicians begin to issue reports and opinions based on new research.
Big Brother — or more accurately in this case, Big Sister — is invading your local Wal-Mart, 9,000 Federal buildings, businesses, communities and sporting events with video message boards, or telescreens, right out of George Orwell’s 1984.
It appears a Senate screw-up has killed the food control bill, also known as S510: the Food Safety Modernization Act, for now…