Loss of Privacy

Keeping you informed on recent losses to privacy and civil rights worldwide.

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It seems the TSA are now in the business submitting Privacy Complaints to take down videos. This video goes over the email that I received and what I have done to deal with it right so far.

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TSA News has created a derailment bingo card you can use at home. The handy chart helps you enjoy comments from various boards on the internet without wanting to kick something.

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From ABC News.

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Raw footage of TSA agents searching select passengers before they boarded Amtrak Trains at Chicago’s Union Station.

Chicago is in what is known as the Constitution Free Zone. It’s an area within 100 miles of a American border where the Constitution is suspended and you have no rights.

This isn’t the first time, TSA agents have been at Chicago’s Union Station.

It’s also happening in southern states.

These Constitution Free Zones have regularly been used since at least 2008 by Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) in cities across the nation.

The courts have ruled that your fourth amendment rights are not being violated at the border or within the “Constitution Free Zone.”

This 100 mile limit includes two-thirds of the American population as well as major cities, such as Detroit, where any electronics can be seized simply because a law enforcement officer wants to look at it. They don’t need a warrant and don’t need a reason other than a desire to snoop on ordinary citizens.

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Four men claim they were approached by the FBI to become informants. when they declined, they say they were put on the no-fly list.

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