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Sarah Lazare writes: Law enforcement is compelling Apple and Facebook to hand over the personal information of users who were mass arrested at protests against the inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., AlterNet has confirmed. The tech giants appear to be complying with the data-mining requests, amid mounting concerns [Read More…]

Feb 232017
 
 February 23, 2017  Surveillance No Responses »

Cyrus Farivar reports: If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it 1,000 times: these so-called “anonymous” messaging apps simply aren’t anonymous. To put it another way, if you’re dumb enough to make violent threats on them, you’ll get caught. According to a newly released federal criminal complaint, Garrett Grimsley of Cary, North Carolina, allegedly [Read More…]