Tag Archives: privacy

In the Land of Surveillance and Drones, Shit Happens

by Brian D. Sadie As the proverbial saying indicates, shit happens, and I wonder why it does so often and for no good reason. How is it that so much shit occurs that really shouldn’t in a free, openly democratic … Continue reading

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Private Thoughts, Public Sphere: Why a Candidate’s Beliefs Matter

Yet again campaign blather inspires a trip to the keyboard for notes about personal things and power and why a candidate’s beliefs matter. The issue of the right to marry again figures. Most everyone accepts a compromise regarding personal autonomy, particularly … Continue reading

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Generally Speaking: Privacy and CISPA

Quick Notes Generally Speaking: Privacy and CISPA Yet again I heard a group of people say to a few others that the word privacy does not appear in the constitution and that, even if it did, it wouldn’t be important. … Continue reading

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Laws Derive from Principles

Quick Notes Laws Derive from Principles A lawyer and judge were talking at lunch a few days ago about detectives, spying, and how laws are written and interpreted to allow loopholes. For example, the lawyer said, unwarranted wire-tapping was illegal … Continue reading

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