Category Archives: Privacy

BIG BROTHER REALLY IS WATCHING YOU – FEDS RACK UP OVER 8,000,000 ‘PINGS’ ON SPRINT CELL PHONE GPS

Dy’er Sez: According to an article from Wired, federal law enforcement is using cell phones to track people via GPS systems – so much so that they utilized this method of tracking people eight million times. Makes you wonder how many … Continue reading

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MARICOPA SHERIFF GETS SLAP ON THE WRIST FOR COURTROOM MISCONDUCT

Dy’er Sez: I profiled this story a little ways back. A Maricopa sheriff rifled through a defense attorney’s paperwork (while her back was turned and she was addressing the Judge); he then removed a document, hands it off to another sheriff … Continue reading

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OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO CONTINUE WIRELESS WIRETAPS

Dy’er Sez: Citing that it would expose ongoing intelligence work, Attorney General Holder is planning on dropping a lawsuit filed against the government over wireless wiretapping of the American public. Recently, Obama signed into law a bill which made the release … Continue reading

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NEWSPAPERS COULD GET A BAIL-OUT

Dy’er Sez: Although I do rely on the print media (or the web version of the same) for the majority of my news consumption, the idea that the President is even thinking about bailing out news-papers makes me wonder if the … Continue reading

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IN FRANCE: DOWNLOAD ILLEGAL MATERIAL AND LOSE YOUR INTERNET…FOREVER

Dy’er Sez: This is the most draconian proposal (apparently, soon to be a law) I have ever seen concerning people who download copyrighted material illegally. It seems that the recording and movie industry has gone way, overboard (and, just a hunch, … Continue reading

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CHLIDREN TAKEN AWAY FROM PARENTS AFTER THEY GET PIC OF THEIR KIDS IN THE TUB DEVOLOPED

Dy’er Sez: This is utterly preposterous. As a parent myself, I know that when you have a baby and a camera you end up snapping photos of everything. An innocent shot of a baby in the bath tub (or being breast … Continue reading

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WHITE HOUSE ARCHIVING SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES

Dy’er Sez: It seems that the Obama administration has, yet again, come up with another plan to collect people’s data on the internet. First, there was the open call for citizen informants to send in e-mails they received opposing the so-called … Continue reading

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