Mar 102023
 March 10, 2023  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Ashley Belanger reports: At a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing yesterday, FBI Director Christopher Wray confirmed for the first time that the agency has in the past purchased the location data of US citizens without obtaining a warrant, Wired reported. This revelation, which has alarmed privacy advocates, came after Sen. Ron Wyden (D–Ore.) asked [Read More…]

Mar 092023
 March 9, 2023  Posted by  Court, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Alfred Ng reports: The week of last Thanksgiving, Michael Larkin, a business owner in Hamilton, Ohio, picked up his phone and answered a call. It was the local police, and they wanted footage from Larkin’s front door camera. Larkin had a Ring video doorbell, one of the more than 10 [Read More…]

Mar 062023
 March 6, 2023  Posted by  Court, Govt, Healthcare, Laws, U.S., Workplace

Larry Celona, Bernadette Hogan, and Bruce Golding report: New York court workers must be rehired — and given back pay with interest — if they were fired because they refused to get the COVID-19 vaccine, the state’s Public Employment Relations Board has ruled. Under terms of the decision issued last month, the Unified Court [Read More…]