Archive for the 'Bill of Rights' Category

From: EFF … Not only does this briefing show that the Department of Justice continues to strongly protect the FBI’s NSL authority, it highlights a startlingly aggressive new tactic used by the Department of Justice: suing NSL recipients who challenge the FBI’s authority, arguing that court challenges to such authority themselves amount to breaking the […]

Andrew Napolitano – Drug War Update

Posted by 3wire on April 11th, 2012

Feds Want Way to Hack Xboxes and Wiis for Evidence

Posted by 3wire on April 9th, 2012

From: Threat Watch The Department of Homeland Security has launched a research project to find ways to hack into gaming consoles to obtain sensitive information about gamers stored on the devices. One of the first contracts for the project was awarded last week to Obscure Technologies, based in California, to devise a forensic tool that […]

LA City Coucil Considers Unconstitutional Ban on Speech

Posted by Q Ball on March 21st, 2012

LA is proposing the ban on racist and sexist comments on radio. I don’t agree with that type of speech, but I am not willing to sellout my freedom to ban it. California needs to come to terms with its self and secede. If they want a “utopia”, they can go ahead and try but […]

When Bureaucrats Get Bored, They Raid

Posted by Q Ball on February 24th, 2012

Gibson Guitars has been raided twice because the government claims Gibson bought wood that was illegally logged in India and Madagascar.

Who is winning SOPA? Read Rupe Murdoch’s Twitter feed

Posted by 3wire on January 15th, 2012

From: CNET The White House raised concerns yesterday about controversial antipiracy bills being debated in Congress and one way to measure how furious some copyright owners are with the President Obama is to read the Twitter posts of Rupert Murdoch. more

EFF urged a federal court to block Microsoft Corporation’s attempt to misuse copyright law to thwart a competitor offering memory cards for the Xbox gaming system. Microsoft claims that Xbox users violate U.S. federal law — the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) — if they use third-party cards memory cards, such as those produced by […]

What Happened To The Fourth Amendment?

Posted by Q Ball on May 26th, 2011

From Reason.com: Last week the U.S. Supreme Court said the “exigent circumstances” that exist when someone might be flushing drugs down a toilet allow police to enter a home without a warrant, even if their own actions create those circumstances. As stated in the lone dissenting opinion by Justice Ginsberg: ” The Court today arms […]

Indiana: Police State

Posted by Q Ball on May 13th, 2011

The police in Indiana now have the ability to enter a person’s home for any reason, or no reason. Writing for the majority in this case Justice David said: “We believe … a right to resist an unlawful police entry into a home is against public policy and is incompatible with modern Fourth Amendment jurisprudence,” […]

Tell Congress: It’s Time for Some Sanity when it comes to Security Posted by Gary in Law, News, Opinion, Threat Watch on 16/Apr/2011 12:44 It’s not often that the ACLU and I are on the same side of an issue. From: ACLU A 6-year old getting patted down at the airport — leaving her confused […]

Obama/Boehner’s Phony Spending Cuts

Posted by Winston on April 14th, 2011

The Most Perilous National Security Crisis Since 1860

Posted by Winston on April 7th, 2011

From: The Patriot Post The Most Perilous National Security Crisis Since 1860 By Mark Alexander · Thursday, April 7, 2011 A Time to Choose: Prosperity or Poverty “To preserve independence…we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and Liberty, or profusion and servitude. … The […]

Rein in PATRIOT and Restore JUSTICE

Posted by Winston on March 21st, 2011

From: EFF Tell Congress to Rein in PATRIOT and Restore JUSTICE! Congress voted at the end of February to extend the expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act, but only for three months — giving liberty-loving citizens a new opportunity to continue to protest this dangerous law and demand reforms before the end of May. […]

Sony to Get PS3 Hacker’s PayPal Records

Posted by 3wire on March 16th, 2011

From: Threat Level A federal magistrate said Sony may subpoena the PayPal account of PlayStation 3 hacker George Hotz, as the gamemaker ratchets up its civil lawsuit against the man who released the first full-fledged PS3 jailbreak in the console’s four-year history. Tuesday’s order came two weeks after Magistrate Joseph Spero in San Francisco granted […]