Op-Ed

Being a ‘morning person’ has a genetic basis, 23andMe study says Night owls get a genetic excuse     By Arielle Duhaime-Ross @ArielleDRoss Researchers at the genetics...
On Tuesday, a federal jury in Chicago found a former city transportation official guilty on all 20 counts of mail and wire fraud, bribery, extortion, conspiracy, and tax evasion charges. John Bills,...
Amid the war of words between the federal intelligence agencies and Silicon Valley companies on encryption, a New York state assemblyman has put forth a bill to ban the sale of encrypted smartphones...
(photo http://theusconstitution.org) On Tuesday, three judges at one of the nation’s most powerful appellate courts will hear oral arguments in the only legal challenge to result in a judicial...
(Photo - AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative gadfly lawyer who has made a career of skewering Democratic administrations is taking his battle against the National Security Agency's...
Our friends at EPIC have put together a great resource: Spotlight on Surveillance.  Take a look!! I. Introduction EPIC’s Spotlight on Surveillance project explores the privacy and civil...
The people we elect aren’t the ones calling the shots, says Tufts University’s Michael Glennon (photo - NBCNews)   The voters who put Barack Obama in office expected some big changes...
While details on the president’s proposal to end NSA bulk collection of telephony recordsremain sparse, we do now have an actual piece of legislation to look at from the House...
by Laura W. Murphy Posted: 12/12/2013 2:24 pm   The summer of Snowden is fast becoming the NSA's winter of discontent. This week, tech giants Google, Apple, Facebook and others published...
RICHARD SOBEL | NOVEMBER 11, 2013 | 4:00 AM     In pursuit of good public policy, immigration reform needs to be based on fairness, enforcement of existing laws, increased legal...