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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A contentious surveillance provision of the Patriot Act, which allows law enforcement to conduct searches while delaying informing the suspect, is broadly used, but almost never in terrorism cases—despite Justice Department officials arguments to the contrary, according to an analysis by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). "Yet again,...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The FBI is seeking to expand its hacking and surveillance powers through "an...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Update (11:59 AM EST) : Defying a state-ordered quarantine on Thursday morning...

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For all our country's enduring racism, it seems there are still lines polite society deems cannot be crossed. Thus do we bid an unfond farewell to the loathsome bigot of a Charleston blogger who proclaimed Michael Brown "a gigantic thug who was higher than a kite when he attacked Darren Wilson, (who) had to put this animal down." Surber got flak, deleted it, put it back sounding worse - "Brown was not an animal but a man. Big. Brutal. High" - and then, today, got canned. So there's that.