Category Archives: NEWSBYTES

The NSA is collecting email and instant messaging contacts from overseas points, reports indicate.

(From USA Today) The National Security Agency has been collecting contacts from people’s personal email address books and instant messaging accounts in an effort to detect relationships that might be crucial to government security, the Washington Post is reporting. The agency is collecting the data from overseas points and many of the contacts belong to Americans, the Post… Read More »

For TV Lovers Only

This is for all of you who like watching TV. EB and I have been watching Breaking Bad after one of our readers recommended it. It’s not a show for everyone, but we got hooked on it. But we were watching it on Netflix — so we have a long wait until we can watch the final season…and… Read More »

Should private companies give governments information about you without due process? We want your opinion.

Most of you, at least those of you who were born and educated in the United States, probably know that under normal circumstances, you’re protected from warantless searches and seizures. If you’re a citizen of the United States, do you think that seizing personal information about you without your knowledge and without a warrant or due process violates… Read More »