Tag Archives: metadata
Confiscating guns is out. Plan B…?
I’ve avoided this topic for awhile, hoping I wouldn’t have to keep writing about it. But then this… Thing happened in California, the same day as a similar thing happened in Savannah, Georgia. And now I’m stuck. If you’ve read my articles about Dylann Roof, James Holmes, Adam Lanza and the host of other American mass […]
Told you so–NSA data is already being used illegally
A couple of weeks ago, I mused about uses of metadata and the fact that I didn’t trust the government with mine. I know that the Obama apologists (and government apologists in general) were promising us this was nothing new, we’d been spied on before and nothing bad was happening, etc., etc., Well, it turns […]
Don’t know much about your metadata?
I don’t know why I have to explain this, but one of the memes going back and forth about the Edward Snowden revelations (when pundits aren’t criminalizing leakers or talking about journalists who should be in jail), is that your phone calls are not being listened to by the NSA and all its co-enablers (Microsoft, […]
Edward Snowden kicks a beehive
Last week, the country was roiled by one revelation about government spying after another. First, it was clear that AP reporters had been targeted for surveillance in a manner that was absolutely Nixonian. Then it is revealed that the Government has been grabbing phone logs from virtually everyone who uses Verizon. This is compounded when […]