privacy rights

Conservative Leaders Demand Hearing On IRS Privacy Violations

Conservative leaders are fighting serious violations and evasions of the Internal Revenue Code by California Attorney General Kamala Harris and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Harris and Schneiderman have engaged in illegal disclosures of confidential donor names and addresses that a federal judge called a "pervasive, recurring pattern of uncontained Schedule B disclosures...".

Privacy Rights Could Trump Transparency as Congress Debates Ferguson

Susan Crabtree, Washington Examiner

A key Dem. who's trying to restrict the flow of military equipment to local police forces is open to the idea of outfitting police with body cameras, though he wants to ensure that related privacy issues are fully debated.

From Our What Could Go Wrong Department: Self-Replicating Machines To Replace Soldiers With Robots

The notion that creating a factory capable of reproducing itself and producing armed, autonomous drones and robots equals “scientific progress” reminds us all too much of the celebrations of the technical achievements involved in the NSA’s as yet uncharted ability to eavesdrop on virtually any form of communication.