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In a little-known surveillance effort, the Drug Enforcement Administration is operating a massive national license plate reader program and has collected hundreds of millions of records of drivers on...
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2015/01/28 11:09
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Nine months after Bill Peduto took office, he stood in council chambers and touted one of his young administration's chief accomplishments. "Our proudest moments this year may have been in promoting...
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Border Surveillance Follies | Commentary For more than a decade, the Department of Homeland Security has employed some of the same kinds of drones used by our military. The ostensible purpose of...
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At a rare press conference in Salt Lake City yesterday, Mormon leaders backed calls to protect lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination, but only on the condition the US government...
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I miss the good old days when panhandling in Charleston was illegal. Ever since Charleston City Council threw out its ban against panhandling last year, there has been a dramatic surge in begging...
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Draft regulations for drone usage in South Africa do not have safeguards against the use of the devices by the state as weapons or to invade people’s privacy, activists have warned. The sub-committee...
2015/01/28 08:47
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Plane passengers flying to and from Europe may have to give personal information - including bank details - which would be held by counter-terror chiefs for five years. The European Commission plan...
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Lagos--Coalition of civil society groups under the umbrella of Say No Campaign Nigeria, SNCN, yesterday, took a swipe at the peace accord signed on Wednesday, January 14, in Abuja, by the 14...
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The proposal describes itself as a “workable compromise” between its supporters and the European parliament’s Civil liberties committee, which blocked the plan nearly two years ago. European interior...
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The Tory-supporting Sun newspaper showed its true colours today. The London-based tabloid used five full pages to shower praise on David Cameron and his Lib Dem stooges in the UK Government. And the...
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Some guy brandishing a weapon. A high-speed chase. Missing children in the vicinity of rising waters. Site security for a presidential visit to Peterson Air Force Base. All are situations in which...
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Law enforcement is concerned that the popular Waze mobile traffic app by Google Inc., which provides real-time road conditions, can also be used to hunt and harm police. Waze is a combination of GPS...
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EUGENE, Ore. - Dave Fidanque opened the Eugene branch office of the ACLU in 1982. He retires as the organization's state director this March. Over the years, he became the face of Civil liberties in...
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Canada’s corrections investigator is pressing Ottawa to detail its plans to address solitary confinement in federal prisons amid growing pressure to place limits on the controversial practice. Howard...
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Before a recent interview in Istanbul, I was talking to a journalist about Turkish politics. After about 15 minutes, she looked down and lowered her voice, as though confiding a secret: “It is so...
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... are going after someone who blew the whistle on torture and waterboarding,” said Jesselyn Radack, national security and human rights director at the Government Accountability Project, which...
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The law is a good one, although it raises the debate-worthy question of whether being a crime victim really ought to earn someone a higher place in the naturalization line. Rather than treating crime...
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A local man was acquitted by a visiting Franklin County judge Tuesday of criminal mischief in a case that revolved around different interpretations of the First Amendment. Eliot Kalman, 69, of Athens...
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In this Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 photo, the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary is pictured in McAlester, Okla. Oklahoma plans to resume executions Thursday, Jan. 15,...
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It's a view like no other. "You're getting that birds eye view, quickly safely and efficiently," said Colin Brooks, a Senior Research Scientist at Michigan Technology Research Institute. Brooks is...
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