Americans are still waiting for a resolution to the controversy that erupted when it was discovered that the National Security Agency was spying on everyone’s telephones – lawsuits still are pending and Congress is working on making changes to the law. Now they’re learning that while the NSA was collecting telephone data, the newest […]
My son wants me to upgrade to the latest iPhone. I resist trading up to the up-to-the-minute cutting-edge version because I have “SUA,” Smartphone Upgrade Anxiety. “SUA” may actually be a real condition. I don’t know. I made it up. You see, I am smartphone-technologically-challenged. Every cellphone I have ever had has had an irritatingly […]
The FBI is attempting to persuade an obscure regulatory body in Washington to change its rules of engagement in order to seize significant new powers to hack into and carry out surveillance of computers throughout the US and around the world. Civil liberties groups warn that the proposed rule change amounts to a power […]
As anyone who has worked there knows, Kabul is a tough place, redeemed by the charm of the people and the abundance of cheap taxis. But Trevor Paglen had trouble finding a taxi driver willing and able to take him where he wanted to go: north-east out of the city along an old back road […]
In Texas, the city of Plano ordered a ministry for women and children in crisis to stop meeting for prayer and Bible study, saying it violates a city ordinance that disallows more than eight people to gather in a house. Agape Resource and Assistance Center, Inc., maintains several houses as homes for women and […]
Virtually everything that you do is being watched. Do you drive a car? Do you watch television? Do you use a cell phone?