Liberals and libertarians are sometimes uneasy bedfellows, but both have no shortage of reasons to fear, loathe and otherwise vote against mainstream Democrats, as the current imbroglio over the National Security Agency's spying program displays. Here's another one: Under the administration of Presi ... More >>
Perhaps the best take on last week's revelations about how the government is collecting all our phone records came from David Simon, who actually got it wrong. I say "best" because Simon, standing nearly alone in the middle of a battlefield with screeching hyenas on one side and credulous buffoons ... More >>
One thing Anonymous is really good for is embarrassing public agencies (BART) -- and their employees (Linton Johnson). But the National Security Agency is worried that the shadowy online hacking group will soon have the power to shut off our power via cyberattack. The Wall Street Journal is repor ... More >>
Earlier today, we gave readers a heads up that Anonymous could soon have the ability to wipe out our power grid, further screwing citizens. But after the National Security Agency released the news of this domestic threat, Anonymous sent out a tweet today calling the NSA's claims "baseless fear-mo ... More >>
Tom Cruise, please stop talking.
Silicon Valley stalwart Hewlett-Packard is reeling, under investigation for invading the privacy of journalists and its own board members. Do you see a way out for the computing giant?
A veteran of the Apollo program continues a quixotic quest to send a small rocket of his own design 60 miles high and, in the process, save his soul. Maybe ours, too.
As of April 14, the national security police can monitor your medical records without your knowledge. So can the local police.
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Jim Warren makes the Net safe for democracy