Daily Archives: July 17, 2017

Carbonated.tv: Traveling abroad? Now Your Face Could Be Scanned At Airports

Carbonated.tv: Traveling abroad? Now Your Face Could Be Scanned At Airports by Alice Salles While the government says the plan to keep track of travelers is about security, privacy advocates have reason to believe Americans are the ones facing risks.

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ProPublica: Houston Police End Use of Drug Tests That Helped Produce Wrongful Convictions

ProPublica: Houston Police End Use of Drug Tests That Helped Produce Wrongful Convictions by Ryan Gabrielson: The cheap kits were often the sole evidence used to win guilty pleas, against the innocent as well the as guilty.

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WaPo: Facebook says it shouldn’t have to stay mum when government seeks user data

WaPo: Facebook says it shouldn’t have to stay mum when government seeks user data by Ann E. Marimow: Major technology companies and civil liberties groups have joined Facebook in a closed courtroom battle over secret government access to social media … Continue reading

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Oregonian: Mohamed Mohamud’s lawyers petition U.S. Supreme Court to review conviction

Oregonian: Mohamed Mohamud’s lawyers petition U.S. Supreme Court to review conviction by Maxine Bernstein: In a 40-page petition filed this summer with the nation’s top court, Mohamud’s lawyers argue that the case raises issues of national importance: the government’s warrantless … Continue reading

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