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Facebook’s WhatsApp May Be Next In Law Enforcement’s Privacy Battle

By Chris Morran Consumerist March 14, 2016   Facebook’s WhatsApp May Be Next In Law Enforcement’s Privacy Battle     The federal government’s courtroom war with Apple over iPhone encryptionmay be grabbing all the headlines, but a number of tech companies offer devices, apps, and messaging services with privacy settings that frustrate police investigations. And […]

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Apple Accuses DOJ Of “Smear” Campaign In Fight Over Unlocking Shooter’s iPhone

Apple Accuses DOJ Of “Smear” Campaign In Fight Over Unlocking Shooter’s iPhone

By Chris Morran Consumerist March 11, 2016   Apple Accuses DOJ Of “Smear” Campaign In Fight Over Unlocking Shooter’s iPhone   (Adam Fagen)   The legal tug-of-war over whether or not Apple can be forced to unlock a secure iPhone continued last night, with the U.S. Justice Department filing a sharp rebuke to Apple’s claims […]


Showdown: Justice Department Escalates Against Apple

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute February 19, 2016   Showdown: Justice Department Escalates Against Apple     The US Justice Department escalated its standoff with Apple today, filing a motion to compel Apple to create software that would facilitate the Federal Government’s breaking the encryption of an iPhone in the possession of one of the […]

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The police “stole” his house over $40

By Mark Nestmann Nestmann.com January 16, 2016   The police “stole” his house over $40     When I was nine years old, I was one of the smallest students in my fourth grade class. With my small size, not to mention my smart mouth, I attracted more than my share of elementary school bullies. […]


The EPA says VW deliberately evaded federal emissions requirements in nearly a half-million diesel cars in the U.S. since 2009 by manufacturing and installing "defeat devices" in order to "bypass, defeat, or render inoperative elements of the vehicles' emission control system that exist to comply with [Clean Air Act] emission standards." (Photo: yuankuei/flickr/cc)

Will the Obama Administration Hold VW Accountable for Corporate Crime?

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams September 21, 2015   Will the Obama Administration Hold VW Accountable for Corporate Crime? “This is a huge test of how serious the administration’s commitment is to prosecuting white collar crime.”     The allegations being leveled against auto manufacturer Volkswagen (VW)—that it cheated to make nearly half a million […]


Apple to DOJ: Sorry, No Can Do

By Philippe Gastonne The Daily Bell September 21, 2015   Apple to DOJ: Sorry, No Can Do     In an investigation involving guns and drugs, the Justice Department obtained a court order this summer demanding that Apple turn over, in real time, text messages between suspects using iPhones. Apple’s response: Its iMessage system was […]

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Police departments around the country are ineffective at collecting data on their own officers' use-of-force, a DOJ survey has revealed. (Photo: Tony Webster/flickr/cc)

‘A National Embarrassment’: Police Use-of-Force Stats Reveal Roadblocks to Reform

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams August 13, 2015   ‘A National Embarrassment’: Police Use-of-Force Stats Reveal Roadblocks to Reform     As protests continue highlighting the widespread scourge of police brutality and anti-black racism in the U.S., the Department of Justice quietly released a survey on national use-of-force statistics that reveal a twofold dilemma: law enforcement […]


5 Major Banks Plead Guilty To Market Rigging, Fined $5.7 Billion

By Rachel Blevins Truth In Media May 20, 2015   5 Major Banks Plead Guilty To Market Rigging, Fined $5.7 Billion     On Wednesday, the Department of Justice announced that five major banks: Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, JPMorgan Chase, UBS and Citigroup, will be fined approximately $5.7 billion after pleading guilty to crimes […]

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In Chicago, Calls Grow for Investigation Into Homan Square ‘Gestapo Tactics’ 1

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams March 19, 2015   In Chicago, Calls Grow for Investigation Into Homan Square ‘Gestapo Tactics’ DOJ must bring policing in line with human rights standards, officials and activists say     Cook County commissioner Richard Boykin and U.S. Representative Danny Davis on Wednesday stepped up their demand for the federal […]


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Jaw-Dropping Revelation: Justice Department Confirms Lost IRS Emails Are Stored On Backup Drives

Source: http://www.shtfplan.com By Mac Slavo   Jaw-Dropping Revelation: Justice Department Confirms Lost IRS Emails Are Stored On Backup Drives   For weeks the IRS and Obama Administration told the American people a carefully crafted narrative regarding the whereabouts of emails containing information surrounding the targeting of specific groups and individuals based on their political party. […]


Operation Chokepoint: Justice Dept is targeting and trying to shut down legal businesses it simply doesn’t like

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Operation Chokepoint: Justice Dept is targeting and trying to shut down legal businesses it simply doesn’t like     DOJ can’t physically go in and just shut down payday lenders, ammo manufacturers, and tobacconists (yet), but they can flood the companies which process payments for these businesses with requests […]

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Justice Dept. Sues Bank of America Over Mortgage Securities

Source: http://nextnewsnetwork.com Justice Dept. Sues Bank of America Over Mortgage Securities     Washington – The Justice Department sued Bank of America on Tuesday, accusing the bank of defrauding investors by vastly underestimating the quality of mortgage-backed securities. Eric H. Holder Jr., the United States attorney general, said the lawsuit was “the latest step forward […]

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