Its Sheeeeeeple!

So here we see the government intruding into your lives and asking you to shed your rights yet again! This week it was Pennsylvania, and recently it was Texas. There is a study to find out the statistics of drivers operating motor vehicles under the influence. Okay, I see some… Continue reading

IRS claims it can read your e-mail without a warrant

Anyone for a forth amendment discussion? Does, or should, the government have the right to peruse individual’s e-mail accounts, and chat history, without cause or a warrant? http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57578839-38/irs-claims-it-can-read-your-e-mail-without-a-warrant/?part=rss&subj=news&tag=title If they are allowed to continue this practice, how long before corporations are given the same “rights”?   By, Eyes_Open

Should it be legal to track personal cellular devices?

Recent article: http://www.businessinsider.com/government-says-its-to-track-cell-phones-2012-10 Should it be legal to track individuals through their personal cell phones without a warrant? Are the legal advantages worth the loss of loss of privacy rights? Is this a violation of existing laws? I say the warrant system was put in place for a reason, the… Continue reading

Should politicians lives be an open book, if so, where is the line?

Said Obama: “If you want to be president of the United States, then your life’s an open book when it comes to things like your finances.” In reply to Romney not disclosing ALL his income taxes for the last ten years. http://content.usatoday.com/communities/theoval/post/2012/08/Obama-takes-questions-from-reporters-827942/1#.UDOhBVJcAwQ But what about his own record? Delaying three… Continue reading

Internet Defense League

We are launching an alliance with the Internet Defense League. They have launched their efforts today. At the top of the website today, you will find a banner that will allow you to join as well. This is an extension of the SOPA/PIPA fight.

Online Privacy

So we all know that “they” are gathering information about us, what we view, where we surf etc. There are laws to prevent me from hacking into someone else’s machine to protect their privacy and data right? Why are all of these websites permitted to drop data tracking systems onto… Continue reading

SOPA version 2? Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

Well this week it is expected that the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act will hit the floor for debate and perhaps a vote. Folks, you do not want this act to pass. In my daily role as an Abuse Specialist, this act could provide me with further job security…. Continue reading

Your Face Online

What causes an aversion to posting your own face, on an anonymous website? With today’s technology, you’re video taped from the moment you leave your home, until the time you return. Then there’s the face to face. People see you. They see you at work. At play. Shopping. Driving. Oh… Continue reading

Going dark on the 18th

Okay SOPA and PIPA must not pass.   We are going dark for the 18th in support of the cause. The chat room will still be open now that it is up. I think most of us are familiar with SOPA and PIPA, but we could really use your help… Continue reading