In a ruling handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court, the nation’s top court found that a police officer who mistakenly interprets a law and pulls someone over hasn’t violated their Fourth Amendment rights.Read More →
By Josh Peterson and Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In addition to major telecommunications firms aiming to influence the public debate on net neutrality, there’s the Ford Foundation, the second-largest private foundation in the world.
“If you are a foundation for justice in the world, and you don’t understand that the Internet is going to […]
A new government agency tasked with creating a public broadband system for first responders with billions of dollars has been roundly criticized for its cost overruns and issues with conflicts of interest.Read More →
By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon wants to ban the practice of requiring tech companies to integrate back doors into their devices, allowing the federal government to snoop on Americans.
In a bill introduced Thursday, titled the Secure Data Act, Wyden, a Democrat, lays out the case for scrapping government requirements for […]
While opponents to President Obama’s Nov. 20 executive action are decrying the plan’s legal consequence and calling attention to the scourge of illegal immigrants in the country, the numbers are saying the problem is actually not as severe as in years past.Read More →