Tag Archives: privacy

Can You Hear Me? Then Get Off My Phone!

"The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probablecause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized." – Fourth […]

An Electronic Leash for Sex Offenders

[Gutter Ball Master's mini bio has been added to the "Who are my guest bloggers?" page. – Funky] I recently heard that GPS devices have been proposed for use on sex offenders where I live in the Baltimore, MD area. Tracking Criminals From The Sky "WASHINGTON — Some call it 'Big Brother,' but this year, […]

ACLU Mining Member Data

A.C.L.U.’s Search for Data on Donors Stirs Privacy Fears The American Civil Liberties Union is using sophisticated technology to collect a wide variety of information about its members and donors in a fund-raising effort that has ignited a bitter debate over its leaders’ commitment to privacy rights. Some board members say the extensive data collection […]

Scary and Scummy

I got an email from a site called “Share Your Experiences” saying, “Someone who knows you is attempting to share experiences opinions and experiences about you via our website.” At first I was extremely freaked out. I checked the site and found multiple requests and offers of information about me, professional and social, for a […]

To Amend or Not to Amend?

I heard a caller on the Marty Minto Show today say something on the line of, “If we leave homosexual marriage to the states, the liberal state governments will screw it up.”This, to me, seems to miss the whole point of the question. It would be an abuse of the U.S. Constitution and contrary to […]