During testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, FBI Director Robert Mueller admitted that the bureau has been using drones in domestic surveillance.

Google is challenging the federal government over gag orders on data requests, asserting that it has a constitutional right to speak about information it has been compelled to hand over to the government. On Tuesday, Google issued a legal filing wherein it invoked the First Amendment’s free speech protection against the longstanding gag orders over the data requests in an effort to revamp its reputation in the aftermath of news about the National Security Agency’s Internet surveillance.

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that an Arizona law requiring proof of citizenship for voters is illegal. According to the court’s decision, states cannot require voters to prove they are American citizens because it violates a 1993 federal law that allows people to register to vote through a single form accepted by all states in which voter’s “swear” they are citizens of the United States.

Though most media have almost disregarded out of hand the government’s daily violations of the Fourth Amendment, they don’t like it when journalists are spied upon.

Fox News and other mainstream media outlets are smearing NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, rather than reporting on the federal government's assault on fundamental civil liberties that he revealed.

 

 

 

 

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