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Virginia Limits Retention Of License Plate Capture Data To 7 Days

By Laura Northrup Consumerist March 16, 2015   (frankieleon)   Virginia Limits Retention Of License Plate Capture Data To 7 Days   We’ve shared with you before the that both private companies and law enforcement are combining images of motorists’ license plates with geographic data about where those plates were spotted. Some states have passed […]

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While fewer than 8% of all banks put arbitration clauses on deposit accounts, those few banks account for nearly half of all insured deposits in the U.S. (source: CFPB)

In Wake Of Arbitration Report, Consumer Advocates Ask CFPB To Revoke Banks’ “License To Steal” 1

By Chris Morran Consumerist March 11, 2015   In Wake Of Arbitration Report, Consumer Advocates Ask CFPB To Revoke Banks’ “License To Steal”   This morning (3/10/2015), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its final report on forced arbitration, showing how banks and credit card companies use contractual clauses to short-circuit class-action lawsuits from their […]


Creepy, Calculating and Controlling: All the Ways Big Brother Is Watching You

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute February 16, 2015   Creepy, Calculating and Controlling: All the Ways Big Brother Is Watching You     “You had to live—did live, from habit that became instinct—in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.”—George Orwell, 1984 None of us are […]

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Deputy Fired For Threatening To Arrest Photographer Who Took Pictures Of Police In Public

By Chris Morran Consumerist February 7, 2015   Deputy Fired For Threatening To Arrest Photographer Who Took Pictures Of Police In Public     As we’ve covered before, courts have ruled time and again that police can’t force citizens to stop taking photographs of them in public so long as you don’t interfere with their […]

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Police Checkpoints: I’m Not Doing Anything Wrong, But I Definitely Have Something to Worry About

The holiday season is a busy time for most of us, for various reasons. Daisy posted the article below just before the holidays which I missed until now and am happy to share. By Daisy Luther The Organic Prepper   Police Checkpoints: I’m Not Doing Anything Wrong, But I Definitely Have Something to Worry About […]

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