Apr 162015
 
 April 16, 2015  Misc No Responses »

Toward a Social Compact for Digital Privacy and Security Statement by the Global Commission on Internet Governance From the Executive Summary: The Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG) was established in January 2014 to articulate and advance a strategic vision for the future of Internet governance. In recent deliberations, the Commission discussed [Read More…]

Apr 102015
 
 April 10, 2015  Misc, Surveillance, U.S. No Responses »

Jay Stanley of the ACLU writes: In 2011, for the 50th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s declaration of America’s “War on Drugs,” I wrote a roundup of some of the ways in which the War on Drugs has eroded privacy. Yesterday’s news about the DEA’s enormous program to collect Americans’ call records is a hell [Read More…]

Apr 072015
 
 April 7, 2015  Misc No Responses »

PJ reports: Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) launched his presidential campaign this morning. He’s the second Republican to throw his hat in the ring following his colleague Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). I am happy to see a libertarian Republican enter the horse race, if only to have some libertarian issues get [Read More…]