Posts Tagged: privacy


President Obama is Correct on Opening Our Phones. But First…

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In all of the excitement of this past weekend’s controversy over a possible radical authoritarian gaining control of the White House, largely ignored was a radical authoritarian currently in the White House advising us that we have no right to privacy. From The Register’s Chris Williams (NSFW-ish language warning): SXSW Amid the row between Apple… Read more »

Neighbour Spying On Neighbour

Employee Of The Month – In Obama’s America

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Unforeseen by most of us a decade ago, but predicted by many of us six years ago, the invasion of government into our lives is almost complete.  The use of the IRS to not only invade your financial affairs, but to also trespass on the process of your very personal health care, appears to have become… Read more »


The Government As A Jealous Girlfriend [Reader Post]

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Now I actually found this fairly amusing. This administration has definitely opened itself up to mockery even though the subject matter itself is in fact far from funny. But on the other hand, you almost have to laugh to keep oneself from sinking into a chronic depression or catatonic state as the ‘land of the… Read more »


If the government can share your gun permit data with the public, why not your tax and income data too?

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In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut last month a newspaper serving the New York City suburbs, The Journal News, decided to post to its website the names and addresses of all of the legal gun owners in Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam counties. Gun owners were outraged. In response a blogger posted the names… Read more »