Category: Privacy

July 29, 2007

Bush Requests More Surveillance Powers

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Filed under: Bush,Civil Rights,Congress,Politics,Privacy - 29 Jul 2007

Mr. Bush is appealing Congress to expand the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to include technological developments in the last 30 years.

“Today we face sophisticated terrorists who use disposable cell phones and the Internet to communicate with each …


May 22, 2007

MySpace Offers Up Profile Information to Authorities

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Filed under: Privacy,Technology - 22 May 2007

Law enforcement agents in Missouri and Kansas will receive information from MySpace very soon, to investigate whether known sex offenders have been using the social networking site, possibly to hunt for new victims.

Yesterday, MySpace announced that it will …


May 10, 2007

Real ID?

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Filed under: Privacy - 10 May 2007

Liberals and conservatives alike are in an uproar over the administration’s proposed “Real ID”.

Driving the movement, Montana and Washington last month passed statutes rejecting the federal law, which they claim will infringe on resident’s privacy and cost the …