Pervasive Cell Phone Tracking Performed Even By Local Law Enforcement

By: Monday April 2, 2012 6:54 am

Eric Lichtblau, one of the reporting team who exposed President Bush’s warrantless surveillance program, takes a look at its aftermath; with telecoms receiving immunity, police departments feel no compunction against tracking people by their cell phone. Law enforcement tracking of cellphones, once the province mainly of federal agents, has become a powerful and widely used [...]

Nelson Never Asked For Johnsen Confirmation Vote

By: Monday January 25, 2010 10:15 am

The Indianapolis Star has a fascinating tidbit in the ongoing Dawn Johnsen saga: Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., has said he is likely to vote for her, which would give Democrats the 60 votes they need for confirmation if all Democrats stick together. But while Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., recently reversed positions and said he would [...]

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