Supreme Court says taking your DNA after arrest is legal

“Taking and analyzing a cheek swab of the arrestee DNA is, like fingerprinting and photographing, a legitimate police booking procedure that is reasonable under the Fourth Amendment.” ~ Justice Anthony Kennedy (writing for the Supreme Court’s five-justice majority)

It appears that the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution took a hit today in a 5-4 decision.… [Read more]

Privacy: Not Everyone Is Watching, But Some Are

There’s a lot of fear-mongering going on in the world right now. So, I am going to preface this article by telling you not to worry. Don’t get upset. Don’t panic. Maybe, just maaaaaaybe, be a little concerned. Why? Because, earlier this year, Christian Paetsch robbed a Wells Fargo bank in Aurora, Colorado.

This is not a public service announcement about banking safety.… [Read more]