Jan 152019
 
 January 15, 2019  Posted by  Business, Govt, Surveillance

From the ACLU: A coalition of over 85 racial justice, faith, and civil, human, and immigrants’ rights groups today sent letters to Microsoft, Amazon, and Google demanding the companies commit not to sell face surveillance technology to the government. The coalition makes it clear to each company that a decision [Read More…]

Jan 152019
 
 January 15, 2019  Posted by  Business, Govt

Jon Brodkin reports: Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai refused a Democratic lawmaker’s request to immediately address a privacy scandal involving wireless carriers, saying that it can wait until after the government shutdown is over. A Motherboard investigation published last week found that T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T are still selling [Read More…]

Jan 152019
 
 January 15, 2019  Posted by  Court, Healthcare, U.S.

The Buffalo News editorial board has an editorial that begins: William “Bill” Sutherland is not behind bars, nor is he free. Sutherland has been confined to state psychiatric hospitals since pleading “not responsible by reason of mental illness” to a felony arson charge in 2000. Sutherland’s plea got him out [Read More…]