Tag Archives: 4th Amendment

Spies In The Sky: Here’s Where FBI Planes Are Circling U.S. Cities

Every step you take, every move you make, they’ll be watching you…except on weekends and federal holidays. The maps are interactive so you can see if you’re being watched, too! (I am, probably).

America is being watched from above. Government surveillance planes routinely circle over most major cities — but usually take the weekends off.

Source: Spies In The Sky: Here’s Where FBI Planes Are Circling U.S. Cities

California Now Has the Nation’s Best Digital Privacy Law

Say what you want about California’s liberal politics, this is Constitutional conservatism at its finest. It’s also a great first step at protecting our inalienable right to be secure in our persons against unreasonable searches and seizures and upholding due process. Your move, America.

New law requires state law enforcement get warrant or other court order to obtain digital data held by companies, track GPS location or search mobile devices.

Source: California Now Has the Nation’s Best Digital Privacy Law | WIRED

The Feds Need a Warrant to Spy With Stingrays From Now On

The federal government can no longer use controversial stingray devices to track mobile phone users without a warrant.

Source: The Feds Need a Warrant to Spy With Stingrays From Now On

Jeb Bush: NSA Needs Broader Powers To Combat ‘Evildoers’

Someone wants to be his Big Brother by being our Big Brother!

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said Tuesday that the government should have broad surveillance powers of Americans and private technology firms should cooperate better with intelligence

Source: Jeb Bush: NSA Needs Broader Powers To Combat ‘Evildoers’

AT&T Helped U.S. Spy on Internet on a Vast Scale

Newly disclosed N.S.A. documents show that the agency gained access to billions of emails through a “highly collaborative” relationship with AT&T.

Source: AT&T Helped U.S. Spy on Internet on a Vast Scale

The Google Search That Made the CIA Spy on the US Senate

More than 300 pages of unclassified documents released to VICE News reveal what occurred after a Senate staffer accidentally stumbled upon damning internal CIA documents related to the agency’s torture program.

Source: The Google Search That Made the CIA Spy on the US Senate | VICE News

It’s time to build the private Web

The establishment of the U.S. Postal Service was one of the most visionary civil liberties ideas of its time. It was deeply rooted in George Washington’s belief that a strong state and society can only exist if every citizen has access to uncensored information and can freely communicate, away from the government’s prying eyes.

Source: It’s time to build the private Web