May 052015
 

Curt Anderson reports: Investigators do not need a search warrant to obtain cellphone tower location records in criminal prosecutions, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a closely-watched case involving the rules for changing technology. The Atlanta-based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, overturning a three-judge panel of the same [Read More…]

May 052015
 

Jennifer Lynch writes: The New Orleans Advocate recently published a shocking story that details the very real threats to privacy and civil liberties posed by law enforcement access to private genetic databases and familial DNA searching. In 1996, a young woman named Angie Dodge was murdered in her apartment in a small town [Read More…]

May 052015
 

John Barber reports: Widespread protest and souring public opinion has failed to prevent Canada’s ruling Conservative Party from pushing forward with sweeping anti-terror legislation which a battery of legal scholars, civil liberties groups, opposition politicians and pundits of every persuasion say will replace the country’s healthy democracy with a creeping police state. [Read More…]