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constitution

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NSA's warrantless surveillance gets a constitutional challenge

An accused terrorist and US resident becomes the first criminal defendant to legally confront the government for eavesdropping on his communications.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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Lavabit founder says he fought feds to protect the Constitution

In a sit-down at CNET headquarters, Lavabit CEO Ladar Levison discusses the legal bureaucracy the US government employed to try to force him to become complicit with NSA surveillance.

By Oct. 29, 2013

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Lavabit founder says he fought feds to protect the Constitution

In a sit-down at CNET headquarters, Lavabit CEO Ladar Levison discusses the legal bureaucracy the US government employed to try to force him to become complicit with NSA surveillance.

By Oct. 28, 2013

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Hackers to NSA chief: Read the Constitution

The head of the NSA faces a tough audience as he appeals to hackers and security professionals at Black Hat 2013 to help the U.S. government build better spying tools.

By Jul. 31, 2013

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Microsoft: U.S. Constitution is 'suffering' from NSA secrecy

A strongly worded letter from Microsoft's general counsel to Attorney General Eric Holder says secrecy about National Security Agency surveillance is harming fundamental "constitutional principles."

By Jul. 16, 2013

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Icelanders 'like' their crowdsourced constitution

A year after Iceland asked its citizens to help write its new constitution by making suggestions via Facebook, voters decide this new draft should be the basis for the upcoming constitution.

By Oct. 22, 2012

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Flashing headlights is your Constitutionally protected right

Florida police should no longer be able to ticket drivers who use their headlights to communicate with other drivers, even if it's to warn them of an upcoming speed trap.

By May. 25, 2012

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Still care what constitutes an 'open-source vendor'?

We used to care about carving out a definition of an open-source company. No one used more digital ink on the topic than I did. But the distinction makes less and less sense.

By Feb. 9, 2009

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Of patents and constitutional authority

Britain's new prime minister wants more power, but not for himself. For his people. It's too bad that software can't seem to follow suit.

By Jul. 5, 2007

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This US ambassador took her oath of office on a Kindle

US Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein Suzi LeVine took her oath not by placing her hand on the Constitution or the Bible, but on a Kindle.

By Jun. 2, 2014