Category Archives: Civil liberties
Just one major telecommunications company refused to participate in a legally dubious NSA surveillance program in 2001. A few years later, its CEO was indicted by federal prosecutors. He was convicted, served four and a half years of his sentence … Continue reading
Finally! The California legislature and Jerry Brown did something I fully endorse! Assembly Bill 351, commonly called the California Liberty Preservation Act, has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown making it statewide policy to refuse compliance with federal … Continue reading
Big Picture has an impressive collection of articles discussing the extent to which the NSA and other government agencies are spying on us (because, you know, we are a threat to them), the fiction known as government oversight, and what we … Continue reading
Brazilian President Rousseff delivered the appropriate rebuke: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Tuesday delivered a stinging rebuke of electronic espionage by the National Security Agency, telling a gathering of world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly that American eavesdropping constitutes … Continue reading
Reason’s Matt Welch knows of what he speaks.