What’s Wrong With Verizon

WaPo drops a huge headline that, in and of itself, should cause no shock.  “Verizon Says It Turned Over Data Without Court Orders,” is not exactly earth shattering news; given much of the controversy over the Administrations various anti-terrorism tactics that infringe upon the privacy of...

Worth Losing Elections Over

I’ve no tolerance for what is happening to our civil liberties in the name of Homeland Security.  None.  To me, the ceding of rights to a government in the hopes that it can protect us from unnamed evils is not only unacceptable, but it goes against the grain of those principles upon which this...

Corporatocracy, Police States, and Telecommunications

A couple of days ago, the media and the blogosphere were both set ablaze when a college student was hit with a taser gun in the chest by campus police during the question and answer session following a speech by Senator John Kerry. In the aftermath we here at Comments received our own little surge, and...