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Researcher Says It Only Takes Minutes To Hack Most Smart Home Security Devices

By Ashlee Kieler Consumerist February 12, 2015   Researcher Says It Only Takes Minutes To Hack Most Smart Home Security Devices     With a security hack taking place just about everyday, consumers are more on-guard than ever when it comes to making sure their personal information are secure from ne’er-do-wells. But a new report […]

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‘You’re Either a Cop or Little People’: The American Police State in 2014

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute December 30, 2014   ‘You’re Either a Cop or Little People’: The American Police State in 2014   “You’re either a cop or little people.”—Police captain Harry Bryant in Blade Runner For those of us who have managed to survive 2014 with our lives intact and our freedoms […]


Private Volunteers Step In Where Police Are AWOL

By Julian Adorney Mises.org   Private Volunteers Step In Where Police Are AWOL   In Ferguson, Missouri, when police and national guard failed to protect businesses from rioting protestors, a private organization called Oath Keepers stepped up to fill the gap. The presence of Oath Keepers, keeping the peace where police officers failed, helps answer a […]

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Detekt: A New Malware Detection Tool That Can Expose Illegitimate State Surveillance

By Eva Galperin Electronic Frontier Foundation   Detekt: A New Malware Detection Tool That Can Expose Illegitimate State Surveillance     Recent years have seen a boom in the adoption of surveillance technology by governments around the world, including spyware that provides its purchasers the unchecked ability to target remote Internet users’ computers, to read […]


More Guns Plus Less War Equals Real Security

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul   More Guns Plus Less War Equals Real Security   Last week’s tragic shootings in Canada and Washington state are certain to lead to new calls for gun control. The media-generated fear over “lone wolf terrorists” will enable the gun control lobby to smear Second Amendment supporters as “pro-terrorist.” Marketing […]

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The Tragedy of NATO: Economic Problems Embedded in Collective Security Agreements

Source: http://mises.ca By Patrick Barron   The Tragedy of NATO: Economic Problems Embedded in Collective Security Agreements   The economic phenomenon known as the “Tragedy of the Commons” instructs us that commonly held resources that are insufficiently protected will be plundered to extinction. The phenomenon was recognized in the early nineteenth century to explain why […]