by d.johnson | Feb 22, 2013 | Civil Liberties Watch, slider
The Illinois State Senate has introduced bill 1614 entitled “Internet Posting Removal Act” that “provides that a web site administrator shall, upon request, remove any posted comments posted by an anonymous poster unless the anonymous poster agrees to attach his or her name to the post and confirms that his or her IP address, legal name, and home address are accurate.”
by d.johnson | Dec 30, 2012 | Civil Liberties Watch, slider
Documents were recently released proving that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was watching several portions of the Occupy Wall Street activist movement…
by d.johnson | Oct 10, 2012 | Civil Liberties Watch, slider
This is getting familiar. Much like every dictatorship ever in place around the world, the Secret Police question citizens on suspicion…
by d.johnson | Sep 5, 2012 | Civil Liberties Watch, slider
There is a dangerous trend among government agencies in recent years. The rise of the administrative subpoena. While the 4th Amendment requires a warrant, an agency can acquire so many subpoenas, into the hundreds, that it is granted a warrant.
by d.johnson | Aug 14, 2012 | Civil Liberties Watch
FBI spokesman Paul Bresson admitted that the First Amendment stands in the way of criminalizing political speech deemed extremist by the government.