The federal government and police are finding new ways to use drones to invade privacy.
Ed Mullins is innocent until proven guilty—a distinction he often didn’t extend to others.
A.G. Merrick Garland Tells FBI To Investigate Parents Who Yell at School Officials About Critical Race Theory
School boards want some perturbed parents branded domestic terrorists.
More than 400 problems were found with 29 warrant requests, twice the number previously revealed.
Before Mike Lindell's lunatic claims and Donald Trump's sour grapes over 2020, there was Hillary Clinton and the media's false insistence on Kremlin interference.
Amir Meshal was never charged with a crime.
We were warned about the dangerous power of the USA PATRIOT Act. Edward Snowden proved that critics were justified.
The Reign of Terror author on fighting surveillance and interventionism done in the name of stopping jihad.
Federal Agents Had No Authority To Seize Contents of Safe Deposit Boxes, Newly Unsealed Warrant Confirms
The warrant affidavit made generalized accusations against U.S. Private Vaults' customers but provided no evidence of criminal wrongdoing by individuals whose assets have been seized.
Prosecutors Tried To Seize $57K From This Man's Safe Deposit Box Because He Sold Bongs Without a Permit
After getting called out for a "manifestly inadequate" attempt at establishing probable cause for the seizure, the feds now say they will return Joseph Ruiz' money.
Regulating privacy protections would put the public at greater risk than criminals.
Reason has joined a new legal effort seeking to force the government to unseal warrants justifying the FBI's seizure of more than 600 safe deposit boxes.
The law enforcement agency has a disturbing record of drumming up the very conspiracies they're investigating.
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Law enforcers have plenty of tools; they just want to paw through our data without effort or expense.
The FBI provided "no factual basis for the seizure," Judge R. Gary Klausner wrote.
The FBI Returned This Innocent Couple's Safe Deposit Box. It Refuses To Give Back Many Others—and Is Trying To Seize $85 Million in Cash.
"It makes me feel like the government is preying on the vulnerable and the weak to line their own pockets."
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The FBI Took Their Safe Deposit Box and Everything Inside It. Two Months Later, They're Still Waiting for It To Be Returned.
"When you've done nothing wrong, you shouldn't be subjected to an investigation," says Paul Snitko, whose box was seized in a March 22 FBI raid of a Beverly Hills business.
In a lawsuit, attorneys for the box's owner allege that federal agents conducted an illegal search that may have resulted in the loss of some valuable gold coins.
The FBI Seized Heirlooms, Coins, and Cash From Hundreds of Safe Deposit Boxes in Beverly Hills, Despite Knowing 'Some' Belonged to 'Honest Citizens'
Victims of the FBI's constitutionally dubious raid say they've been told to come forward and identify themselves if they want their stuff back.
Section 702 is supposed to be used to snoop on spies and terrorists, not Americans.
The House Just Approved Two Background Check Bills That Would Make an Unfair, Irrational Gun Policy Even Worse
One measure would require checks for nearly all firearm transfers, while the other would increase delays in completing sales.
Violent acts are already illegal, and new tools will inevitably be used against those who annoy the powerful.
Despite Its Own Warning That 'Congress Itself Is the Target,' the Capitol Police Did Not Expect Anything Like Last Month's Riot
The agency also missed an FBI bulletin citing "specific calls for violence."
Government agencies have repeatedly proven themselves to be abusive.
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Frightening events create openings for attacks on civil liberties.
But these lawmakers think they should be.
Now do qualified immunity.
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Part three in Reason's documentary series, "Cypherpunks Write Code," tells the story of the U.S. government's long battle to keep strong cryptography out of the hands of its citizens
Congress' one Libertarian member cited the counterproductive, free speech-threatening nature of the resolution to explain his "no" vote.
At least something good could come out of this mess of an investigation.
Majority 2–1 opinion says prosecutors, not judges, have the discretion to drop the case against the former Trump aide.