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Obama administration's secret interpretation of the Patriot Act allows it to vacuum up records on all Americans' phone calls. But an earlier effort to fix the law in December failed.
commentary Purging mass media of hurtful opinions would deny everyone important knowledge. Simply put, says author Greg Lukianoff, it's far better to know that there are bigots among us than to pretend all is well.
The no doubt extremely useful IRIS system catches a man allegedly smoking pot on the street and he is arrested. But how could the officers be sure it was pot?
Former Federal Trade Commission chairman says the last time the agency won an unfair competition lawsuit was in 1968, and that's "not for want of trying, either."
Samsung's attorney decides to cross the judge in an amazing display of chutzpah -- but it may pay off later in its legal fight with Apple.
commentary The justices have ruled that GPS tracking requires a warrant. Now Congress needs to act to balance privacy and public safety regarding location data.
The Supreme Court today voided a 2005 California law that banned the sale of "violent video games" to minors. A 7-2 majority of the Court found the law violated the First Amendment, affirming that free speech applies to digital content and new media as much as to traditional literature.
After the members of 4Chan expose a British woman who put a cat in a trash bin for 15 hours, the Web excoriates her so much that she has to go into hiding.
The FCC chairman's proposed approach to reclassifying Internet access is more about price regulation than discrimination prevention, argues Phoenix Center President Lawrence Spiwak.
Stemming from a California case, justices will take up issue of whether First Amendment protects minors who want to buy violent video games.