Obama’s Internet-Wiretap Bid: Secret Government Backdoor to Your Mailbox

We have a right to talk in private and that includes email and other online communication. I've written and spoken at BlogHer before about our right as women to speak and act freely in public. But we also need to keep in mind our rights to speak in private. ...more

Every time I see something like this, I think to myself how much we really need more technology ...more

Obama compromise on FISA worries some supporters

Last week, the US House of Representatives passed a "compromise" version of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act that gives the President additional authority to conduct surveillance on American citizens while providing immunity to telecommunications companies that have cooperated with previous Bush administration warrantless surveillance efforts. The bill goes to the Senate for a vote this week. Sen. ...more

You know, I buy what he says about how the bill is better than it was and how the necessity ...more