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Turning Americans into Snitches for the Police State: ‘See Something, Say Something’ and Community Policing

“There were relatively few secret police, and most were just processing the information coming in. I had found a shocking fact. It wasn’t the secret police who were doing this wide-scale surveillance and hiding on every street corner. It was the ordinary German people who were informing on their neighbors.”—Professor …

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You’ve Just Been Arrested. Now What?

Since most folks’ knowledge about what happens behind bars comes from binge-watching Orange is the New Black, here are some tips to protect your rights and keep you safe in case you get arrested. Article by: The Festival Lawyer DON’T TALK TO THE COPS. The most important thing I can …

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Hundreds of Police Departments Distribute ‘Internet Safety Software’ That’s Actually Dangerous Spyware

For years, local law enforcement agencies around the country have told parents that installing ComputerCOP software is the “first step” in protecting their children online. EFF.org By Dave Maass Police chiefs, sheriffs, and district attorneys have handed out hundreds of thousands of copies of the disc to families for free …

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