Dec 022016
 
 December 2, 2016  Surveillance, U.S. No Responses »

Todd Heywood reports: Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero’s proposal aimed at regulating homegrown marijuana raises legal concerns and may even be unconstitutional, critics say. The ordinance the mayor has called for would require the city-owned Lansing Board of Water & Light to monitor customers’ monthly electrical usage and report those using [Read More…]

Dec 012016
 
 December 1, 2016  Non-U.S., Surveillance No Responses »

Nathan Munn reports: Police across Canada are using civil forfeiture laws to seize everything from houses and cars to small amounts of cash from people who sometimes haven’t been convicted of a crime. Some of this money is paying for cutting-edge surveillance equipment, a practice that critics say keeps the public in the dark [Read More…]