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Last ModifiedU Ole Polecat February 21, 2006 04:20pm
DescriptionGeorge Orwell was more than 20 years off, but it looks like the era of Big Brother may finally be arriving with cheap electronics and mass storage and database filtering. Do the benefits of monitoring everyone outweigh the right to privacy?

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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 04, 2017 11:00am Proposed Legislation Bill would stop warrantless border device searches of US citizens  Article RP 
Jul 10, 2013 05:00am News DOJ Says Public Has No Right To Know About The Secret Laws The Feds Use To Spy On Us  Article kal 
Jun 10, 2013 05:00pm News US surveillance has 'expanded' under Obama, says Bush's NSA director  Article kal 
Jun 10, 2013 09:00am News US government invokes special privilege to stop scrutiny of data mining  Article kal 
Jun 07, 2013 02:00pm Perspective Why Democrats Love To Spy On Americans  Article Scott³ 
Jun 06, 2013 05:00pm News Disclosed classified docs show vast, real-time, warrantless NSA online surveillance  Article Jed 
May 31, 2013 11:25am News Judge orders Google to comply with FBI's secret NSL demands  Article kal 
May 08, 2013 04:00pm News U.S. Weighs Wide Overhaul of Wiretap Laws  Article kal 
May 06, 2013 08:00am Commentary European Commission to criminalize nearly all seeds and plants not registered with government  Article Scott³ 
Apr 14, 2013 02:05pm Opinion Google's Schmidt Calls for Civilian Drone Regulation  Article particleman 
Apr 11, 2013 08:00am News IRS: We can read emails without warrant  Article kal 
Apr 08, 2013 03:00pm News PETA Plans to Fly Drones That Would 'Stalk Hunters'  Article kal 
Apr 07, 2013 05:00am News The ATF Wants ‘Massive’ Online Database to Find Out Who Your Friends Are  Article kal 
Mar 26, 2013 06:00am News White House to argue for GPS tracking without a warrant  Article kal 
Aug 06, 2012 07:00pm News Adam 'Ademo' Mueller, Journalist And CopBlock.org Founder, Faces 21 Years In Jail After Reporting School Police Brutality  Article Miro 
Jun 10, 2012 05:50pm News Beware the spy in the sky: After those Street View snoopers, Google and Apple use planes that can film you sunbathing in your back garden  Article kal 
May 21, 2012 11:55am News Supreme Court agrees to hear warrantless wiretapping case  Article Craverguy 
Apr 26, 2012 06:20pm Proposed Legislation House passes CISPA bill  Article RP 
Apr 01, 2012 08:25am Proposed Legislation Email and web use 'to be monitored' under new [U.K.] laws  Article Craverguy 
Mar 31, 2012 03:00pm General Police Are Using Phone Tracking as a Routine Tool  Article RP 
Mar 28, 2012 08:45pm Proposed Legislation House votes down stopping employers asking for Facebook passwords  Article RP 
Mar 27, 2012 08:50am News U.S. trial program would spy on Internet users to prevent animal abuse  Article Craverguy 
Nov 08, 2011 05:00pm News Justices Invoke '1984' During GPS Case Arguments  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Sep 29, 2011 02:50pm News Reps Call on FTC to Probe Facebook's Fast-and-Loose Privacy Practices  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jun 20, 2011 11:55pm News Background check company will store your social networking slipups for 7 years  Article The Sunset Provision 
Jun 16, 2011 01:00pm Proposed Legislation Franken's location privacy bill to close mobile tracking "loopholes"  Article RP 
Jan 09, 2011 01:00pm General Obama Eyeing Internet ID for Americans  Article kal 
Dec 06, 2010 04:15am General Government reports violations of limits on spying aimed at U.S. citizens  Article kal 
Dec 06, 2010 04:00am General Feds Warrantlessly Tracking Americans’ Credit Cards in Real Time  Article kal 
Nov 16, 2010 10:00am Investigation One Hundred Naked Citizens: One Hundred Leaked Body Scans  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Oct 26, 2010 08:00am General Federal Agents Urged to 'Friend' People on Social Networks, Memo Reveals  Article kal 
Sep 27, 2010 07:00am General Wiretapped phones, now Internet?  Article kal 
Aug 31, 2010 10:00am General The Government Can Use GPS to Track Your Moves   Article kal 
Aug 26, 2010 05:00am General The Government's New Right to Track Your Every Move With GPS  Article kal 
Aug 17, 2010 04:25am General Obama Is Becoming the Most Anti-Privacy President Ever  Article kal 
Aug 06, 2010 04:00pm Legal Ruling Court Rejects Warrantless GPS Tracking  Article RP 
Jun 20, 2010 05:00pm General Pentagon revives Rumsfeld-era domestic spying unit  Article kal 
Jun 17, 2010 10:40am Legal Ruling Privacy of Government Workers Limited by High Court  Article RP 
May 01, 2010 05:00am General New Banking Regulation Delivers Serious Blow To Privacy Rights  Article kal 
Apr 23, 2010 05:00pm Amusing Reverse-engineering artist busts face detection tech  Article RP 
Apr 16, 2010 07:00am General Google backs Yahoo in privacy fight with DOJ  Article kal 
Feb 13, 2010 07:00am General During the Olympics, The Feds Will Be Reading Your Tweets – And the Blotter  Article kal 
Feb 12, 2010 06:35am General Feds push for tracking cell phones  Article kal 
Nov 18, 2009 05:00pm General Chicago's Camera Network Is Everywhere   Article RP 
Oct 05, 2009 03:00pm General Internet game that awards points for people spotting real crimes on CCTV is branded 'snooper's paradise'   Article RP 
Sep 18, 2009 05:00pm General Uncle Sam Eyes Vehicle Tracking Tax  Article kal 
Aug 27, 2009 11:00am News Ottawa announces changes to Facebook operations   Article Monsieur 
Aug 16, 2009 04:00pm News Facebook must satisfy Canada's privacy commissioner by Monday   Article Monsieur 
Jun 18, 2009 03:50pm Proposed Legislation Tories seek greater access to web activity  Article Monsieur 
Jun 17, 2009 05:50pm General Bozeman City job requirement raises privacy concerns  Article RP 
Apr 16, 2009 08:45pm Commentary Well, Yes, The Government Is Spying On Us  Article Craverguy 
Feb 05, 2009 03:00am General We know where you are: Google lets you track friends and family through their mobiles   Article kal 
Dec 30, 2008 03:40pm Legal Ruling Wisconsin court rules naked people still have privacy rights against being videotaped  Article New York Democrat 
Oct 10, 2008 10:00am News Major Shock: Eavesdropping Powers Abused Without Oversight  Article Craverguy 
Jul 22, 2008 11:00am News Ex-con sues AmEx, says it aided search for him  Article The Sunset Provision 
Jun 25, 2008 04:20pm General You're On Candid Camera - The Bush administration now wants to watch you from the sky.  Article RP 
Apr 02, 2008 08:00am General Administration Asserts No Fourth Amendment for Domestic Military Operations  Article RP 
Dec 13, 2007 01:00pm News Big Brother Inc.  Article ArmyDem 
Nov 16, 2007 12:35pm Legal Ruling Court rejects challenge to warrantless wiretaps  Article Eddie 
Aug 20, 2007 05:00pm General Federal ID plan raises privacy concerns  Article RP 
Apr 13, 2007 01:00am News County seeks gang GPS pilot program  Article mtrz 
Aug 17, 2006 11:00am Legal Ruling NSA eavesdropping program ruled unconstitutional  Article Monsieur 
Jun 20, 2006 05:40am News AP: Police got phone data from brokers  Article RP 
May 11, 2006 09:40am Report NSA has massive database of Americans' phone calls  Article RP 
May 10, 2006 07:45pm Investigation Security issue kills domestic spying inquiry  Article RP 
Apr 05, 2006 06:00pm Report Agencies Not Protecting Privacy Rights, GAO Says  Article RP 
Apr 05, 2006 06:00pm Legal Ruling Court to Rule on Hiding Sexual History  Article RP 
Apr 01, 2006 07:10pm Idiocy RIAA Sues [77 year old] Deaf Woman For Downloading Music  Article COSDem 
Mar 29, 2006 01:00pm Interview Judges on Secretive Panel Speak Out on Spy Program  Article RP 
Mar 21, 2006 01:00pm Rule Change IRS plans to allow preparers to sell data  Article RP 
Mar 19, 2006 01:00pm News The Spy in Your Pocket  Article ArmyDem 
Mar 03, 2006 09:00pm News [MN]GOP peers into voters' data with CD  Article mtrz 
Mar 01, 2006 06:00pm General Gonzales Seeks to Clarify Testimony on Spying  Article RP 
Feb 06, 2006 11:00am News Celebrity detective indicted for illegal wiretaps  Article Servo 
Jan 25, 2006 08:00pm Poll Slim Majority of Americans Say Bush Wiretapping Was Wrong  Article RP 
Jan 20, 2006 05:00pm News Google Rebuffs DoJ's Porn Data Order  Article Servo 
Jan 19, 2006 03:00pm News US demands Google user information  Article COSDem 
Jan 05, 2006 03:00pm Report Your phone records are for sale  Article RP 
Dec 13, 2005 10:45am News DirecTV to pay $5.4M penalty [in Do-Not-Call settlement]  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jul 21, 2005 03:20pm General Police to Check Bags on NYC Subways  Article RP 
Jul 08, 2005 12:00am General Body scan machines to be used on Tube passengers  Article RP 
Jun 23, 2005 12:30pm Scandal Indian call centre 'fraud' probe  Article RP 
Jun 16, 2005 12:00pm Perspective The Polio Fallacy (Re: The Patriot Act)  Article Imperator 
Jun 15, 2005 07:00pm News House Votes to Limit Patriot Act Rules  Article ArmyDem 
Jun 07, 2005 09:45pm General U.S. Limits Prosecutions Under Privacy Law  Article RP 
Jun 07, 2005 02:15am News Ruling Limits Prosecutions of People Who Violate Law on Privacy of Medical Records  Article ArmyDem 
May 24, 2005 02:05pm Legal Ruling Minnesota court takes dim view of encryption  Article RP 
May 06, 2005 03:00am Analysis FAQ: How Real ID will affect you  Article RP 
Apr 28, 2005 06:40pm Report Wiretaps in U.S. Jump 19 Percent in 2004  Article RP 
Jan 24, 2005 12:00am Legal Ruling Supreme Court Upholds Dog Sniffs at Traffic Stops  Article RP 
Nov 30, 2004 12:00am Proposed Legislation US eyes collection of college-student data  Article RP 
Oct 24, 2003 12:00am News Three R's: Reading, Writing, RFID  Article Karma Policeman