On June 20, the Supreme Court of the United States drove a nail into the heart of the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. In a 5-3 decision (Utah v. Strieff, a gender split), the SCOTUS rejected the ruling of the Utah Supreme Court that found evidence seized in an admittedly illegal search to be […]
Last year, the United Nations called personal encryption a necessary condition for civic life in the digital age. That was last year. This year, Apple is fighting the U.S. Department of Justice over this very issue: personal encryption. Quite a bit of good news this week, with one unfathomable bit to take us into the weekend. Let’s […]
Ignore the distractions. Instead, get mad and right the wrong represented by the Academy Awards snub of Selma. Equality is the prize.