Tag: privacy

Minority Report?

Robot cameras ‘will predict crimes before they happen’ By Andrew Johnson “CCTV: By learning behaviour patterns, computers could soon alert police when an unmanned camera sees ‘suspicious’ activity”

Big Brother Gets Volunteers

First Humans to Receive ID Chips "Eight people will be injected with silicon chips Friday, making them scannable just like a jar of peanut butter in the supermarket checkout line."

Eroding Rights

"Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security, will not have, nor do they deserve, either one." – Thomas Jefferson In the name of freedom and security in the post-9/11 US, constitutional rights are disappearing. Exhibit A: this article from the Bucks County Courier Times. The kind of search and seizure …

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Pregnancy and Minors' Right to Privacy

Pregnancy Notification Policy Alarms Some Health Experts “A revised regulation that directs Howard County school officials to notify parents when students reveal they are pregnant has drawn criticism from health experts who say it violates a young woman’s right to privacy and jeopardizes health care.” My two cents? Children are guaranteed no right to privacy …

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