Category Archives: Privacy

Mother And Son Come To Terms

On this Mother’s Day, nothing will make me happier than to hold forth on two columns about abortion. I know that sounds foolish, given the fact that abortion is a highly unsettling issue that hardly lends itself to a celebration of motherhood. But if you want to see an example of how mother and childRead More

Tone Deaf Or Ignorant?

Update: Here is Jordan’s post that includes reader responses, including yours truly’s. * * * * * I recently spotted an item on Jordan Fenster’s fine blog, CT State Politics, noting that he’d received a campaign letter from front-running Democrat Chris Donovan, the current state House Speaker vying to be the Democratic nominee for Connecticut’sRead More

The Enemies of Openness

Click here for my latest at Connecticut has great freedom of information laws. But some people don’t like that. What on earth are they afraid of?

Lieberman Wants NYT Investigated

Well, Peter. I guess our U.S. Senator disagrees with you and me. Joe thinks Assange should be prosecuted for treason and he said this about The New York Times (see video below): Then what about the news organizations, including the Times, that have accepted it and distributed it? … To me, New York Times hasRead More

No Earthly Objection

It has come to my attention that Google Earth — the now ubiquitous tool for mapping and geographic information — is being used in ways that are troublesome to civil liberties advocates. Facing a fiscal crisis so profound that even ours pales in comparison, the nation of Greece, where cheating on taxes is the orderRead More