Keep the Money and the Jobs at Home by Buying American Products

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TweetYumAll homeowners want to do their remodeling projects as inexpensively as possible—that’s just common sense. Traditionally, this meant buying products and materials made overseas. But it looks like a change in American attitudes is taking place, according to a survey conducted by Consumer Reports. More than 60 percent of all respondents said they would spend […]

Facial recognition tech is rocketing ahead of laws that can control it

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TweetYum“Many Americans don’t realize they’re already in a facial recognition database,” Jennifer Lynch, a staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, said Wednesday in a hearing on the technology. Addressing Senator Al Franken and the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law, Lynch pointed out that there is a painful disconnect between how little personal […]

Supreme Court to hear electronic eavesdropping case

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TweetYumShareThis Supreme Court to hear electronic eavesdropping case –Obama administration lawyers appealed to the highest US court on behalf of James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence [Thanks, Obusha!] 21 May 2012 The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a US government challenge to a lawsuit against its electronic surveillance program, which allows authorities to […]

EFF Fights for Megaupload Users’ Rights in Friday Hearing

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TweetYum EFF Fights for Megaupload Users’ Rights in Friday Hearing (via EFF) Innocent Customers Deserve to Have Their Files Returned Alexandria, VA – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) will ask a federal judge on Friday to establish a process that would allow lawful users of Megaupload’s cloud storage service to get their files back. The […]

Appeals Court Revives EFF’s Challenge to Government’s Massive Spying Program

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TweetYum Appeals Court Revives EFF’s Challenge to Government’s Massive Spying Program (via EFF) Justices Find that Spied-On Telephone Customers Have the Right to Sue San Francisco – The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today blocked the government’s attempt to bury the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF’s) lawsuit against the government’s illegal mass surveillance program, returning […]