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On February 13, 2014 By Amanda Nguyen
Mike Seay is used to junk mail and received solicitations from OfficeMax for years. But the discount offering Seay received in late January stood out. It was addressed to “Mike Seay, Daughter Killed in Car Crash.” Seay’s daughter Ashley had, in fact, died in a car accident in February 2013. And OfficeMax knew.
Seay mentioned [...]Continue Reading →
Do you have a telephone? Want to join a class action against the NSA? Rand Paul plans to file a class action lawsuit against the National Security Agency (NSA), and he’s looking for people to join in the suit. He claims that the NSA’s practice of collecting phone records for 100 million people under [...]Continue Reading →
Google goes political on Sochi Olympic Games with an Olympic-theme doodle; adds extremely rare below-the-fold text to its homepage:
“The practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practicing sport, without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a [...]Continue Reading →
Tech companies win the right to report government data requests (like national security letters) in greater detail. Rand Paul plans on taking his lawsuit against the NSA to the Supreme Court. [via The Hill] The NSA hires its first Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer. [via SANS; SC Magazine]
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The Supreme Court grants cert in the Aereo case, which pits the over-the-air TV streaming upstart against the big broadcasting [...]Continue Reading →
The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) asks the Supreme Court to stop the NSA’s recently revealed controversial metadata collection program. [H/T SANS] The Times of India claims that the Indian government operates a data collection program that enables it to access intracompany communications on Indian Blackberries. The program had been alluded [...]Continue Reading →
The Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in Clapper v. Amnesty International USA, a case on appeal from the Second Circuit in which the Court will address whether a group including lawyers, journalists, and civil liberties advocates possesses Article III standing in a suit seeking relief against the federal government’s ongoing warrantless wiretapping [...]Continue Reading →
In the news . . .
Google and NSA team up to fight cyberattacks.
Scientists discover energy teleportation.
Seventh Circuit upholds prison ban on Dungeons & Dragons against First and Fourteenth Amendment challenge.Continue Reading →
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