Android phones telling Google where you were years ago

‘We shouldn’t allow the government to have such broad access to our digital lives’   (Image courtesy Pixabay) If you had an Android phone five years ago, it might be telling law enforcement where you were back then. That’s according to a New York Times report highlighted by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. EFF said it’s a “little-known technique … More Android phones telling Google where you were years ago

Dems’ ‘Bolshevik ideas’ draw warning from Judicial Watch

Nadler claims ‘transgender women are not biological males’ April 4, 2019   New “Bolshevik ideas” proposed by Democrats seeking to expand the Violence Against Women Act don’t align with reality and would create unsolvable problems for employers, women’s shelters and law enforcement, contends Judicial Watch. The Washington watchdog on government warned Wednesday warned that the law, originally designed to … More Dems’ ‘Bolshevik ideas’ draw warning from Judicial Watch

New Aussie Law Attacks Encryption, Threatens Privacy and Liberty

Dec 10, 2018  by  C. Mitchell Shaw   Australia has passed a controversial ant-encryption law that will allow law-enforcement and intelligence agencies to spy on the encrypted communications of individuals. The new law requires technology companies to create and deploy backdoor vulnerabilities on “one or more technologies that are connected with a particular person” — as … More New Aussie Law Attacks Encryption, Threatens Privacy and Liberty

New Phenomenon of “Fake Hate Crimes” Creates Perplexing Problems for Law Enforcement

Jan 13, 2018 by  Jerome Corsi WASHINGTON, D.C. — Though little reported by the mainstream media, the U.S. has been hit by a series of “fake hate crimes,” also known as “hate crime hoaxes,” that have created a perplexing new set of circumstances for state and local law enforcement. These cases of “fake hate crimes” have … More New Phenomenon of “Fake Hate Crimes” Creates Perplexing Problems for Law Enforcement

Robert Barnes: Can Trump Legally Stop Sanctuary Cities? Yes. Remember Brown v. Board of Education

MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images  27 Mar 2017 by Robert Barnes Over 100 jurisdictions, fromManhattan to Malibu, refuse to assist federal law enforcement in their immigration law enforcement duties, especially as to criminal aliens arrested for crimes here in the United States but released before federal law enforcement can detain and deport. These governments labeled themselves “sanctuary” … More Robert Barnes: Can Trump Legally Stop Sanctuary Cities? Yes. Remember Brown v. Board of Education

Law Enforcement and Illegal Aliens Both Anxious About Status of Trump Deportation Actions

Feb 13, 2017 by  Warren Mass Most of the nation’s sheriffs, who operate about 85 percent of U.S. jails, are supportive of President Trump’s efforts to deport the many illegal aliens within our borders. However, some of them are uncertain about their legal right to hold prisoners for possible deportation, even at the request of … More Law Enforcement and Illegal Aliens Both Anxious About Status of Trump Deportation Actions

Oklahoma Law Enforcement to Seize Money From Prepaid Debit Cards

June 9, 2016 by  Steve Byas   William Cicco of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, was arrested in March 2013 for driving under the influence — he had taken a prescription painkiller medication to treat his cancer — when police discovered a paper bag in his car full of over $15,000 in cash. That was enough for … More Oklahoma Law Enforcement to Seize Money From Prepaid Debit Cards

House Panel Approves Asset-Forfeiture Reform Bill

June 2 2016 by  Michael Tennant   Last week, the House Judiciary Committee approved by voice vote a bill to make it harder for law enforcement to confiscate the property of innocent Americans and easier for victims of such confiscation to recover their property. The bill, named the Deterring Undue Enforcement by Protecting Rights of … More House Panel Approves Asset-Forfeiture Reform Bill

The Age of Authoritarianism: Government of the Politicians, by the Military, for the Corporations

February 22, 2016  By John W. Whitehead “I was astonished, bewildered. This was America, a country where, whatever its faults, people could speak, write, assemble, demonstrate without fear. It was in the Constitution, the Bill of Rights. We were a democracy… But I knew it wasn’t a dream; there was a painful lump on the … More The Age of Authoritarianism: Government of the Politicians, by the Military, for the Corporations