Friday, April 13, 2012

Show Notes: 04-12-2012

Links for Uncooperative Radio Show Thursday 04/12/12

Police Tracking of cell phones raise privacy fears
Law enforcement tracking of cellphones, once the province mainly of federal agents, has become a powerful and widely used surveillance tool for local police officials, with hundreds of departments, large and small, often using it aggressively with little or no court oversight, documents show. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/01/us/police-tracking-of-cellphones-raises-privacy-fears.html?_r=3&partner=MYWAY&ei=5065

National effort to abolish local sheriffs
A news report has been quietly making its way around the alternative media, under the radar screen, concerning a Delaware legal decision to strip county sheriffs of their arrest powers in the state.
http://www.examiner.com/conservative-in-national/effort-to-abolish-local-sheriffs-a-stealth-federal-power-grab

Even worse than SOPA: New CISPA cybersecurity bill will censor the Web
An onrush of condemnation and criticism kept the SOPA and PIPA acts from passing earlier this year, but US lawmakers have already authored another authoritarian bill that could give them free reign to creep the Web in the name of cybersecurity.
http://rt.com/usa/news/cispa-bill-sopa-internet-175/

Pro-Palestinian eviction notices at Florida College blasted by Jewish group
A pro-Palestinian group's symbolic "eviction" notices on the dorm room doors of a Florida college have Jewish activists fuming and university police probing possible death threats against the group's leader.
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/04/12/pro-palestinian-eviction-notices-at-florida-college-blasted-by-jewish-group/