Electronic Frontier Foundation Sues FBI Over National Security Letter Gag Orders

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Investigation on June 7th, asking courts to force the FBI to hand over all surveillance records tied to National Security Letters. The EFF seeks to review the records to determine whether or not the FBI has been complying with US Law dating back to 2015, when the FBI’s use of gag orders in conjunction with NSL’s was ruled “unconstitutional” by US courts.

Analysis: James Comey’s Firing

Less than a week after testifying in front of the Senate for the first time in months and the day before the US Senate Intelligence Committee was scheduled to hold their first public hearing about their investigation into Russian interference in the US elections, James Comey was fired from office. Nearly all of the coverage to follow has gone on to focus on Comey firing, almost no one has reported the Senates hearing the day after.

Analysis: US Senate Introduces New Cybersecurity Legislation

Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) has introduced new legislation aimed at updating the Cyber Security Enhancement Act of 2014, by mandating the National Institute of Standards and Technology to provide cyber security resources to American businesses in the future. Learn why Democrats are pushing this issue so heavily in 2017 and why ironically, this Bill may actually harm many small businesses in America.

UN Investigation: Taliban Has Increased Drug Production 244% Since US Invasion of Afghanistan In 2001

What are the results of 16 years of War in Afghanistan? In 2017 the Taliban is generating more revenue than ever before and has increased their territory by 244%, from 82,000 hectares in 2001 to 201,000 hectares by the end of 2016. Meanwhile, the US homeland is now facing an “opioid/heroin epidemic” from the same drugs the Taliban grows and produces.

Twitter Drops Lawsuit Against Trump Administration & Homeland Security

Considering that Twitter has a long standing history of complying with the Federal Government and has banned thousands of “Anonymous” accounts/users in years past, why is the company suddenly reversing their policy towards the US Government and now protecting anonymous accounts under ‘free speech and the 1st Amendment’? Spoiler alert, it all surrounds political partisanship.

Legislators Introduce Bi-Partisan Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana on The Federal Level In 2017

Congressman Thomas Garrett (R-VA) has officially introduced new legislation which, if passed, would decriminalize marijuana on the Federal level. Learn more about this new law as well as how Gabbard and his team of bi-partisan representatives are trying to sell this bill to their peers in Congress.

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