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links for 2008-01-17

The Raw Story | US drafting plan to allow government access to any email or Web search (tags: freedom privacy surveillance spying government) Drug-resistant staph found to be passed in gay sex | Health | Reuters (tags: health news lgbt

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Spychips by Katherine Albrecht and Liz McIntyre

Recent reading: Spychips: How Major Corporations and Government Plan to Track Your Every Purchase and Watch Your Every Move by Katherine Albrecht and Liz McIntyre From the Electronic Frontier Foundation: Radio-frequency identification (RFID) “tags” are small wireless devices that emit

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Bush was spying on U.S. Citizens Before 9/11

From the Washington Post: Former chief executive Joseph P. Nacchio, convicted in April of 19 counts of insider trading, said the NSA approached Qwest more than six months before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, according to court documents unsealed in

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Two Girls Kissing in School Videotaped, leads to school transfer

From a local Washington state news report: GIG HARBOR, Wash. — Restrictions on the use of school security videotape have been tightened after images of two high school students kissing were shown to the parents of one of the girls,

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A Federal Prescription Drug Database?

In some of the Virginia Tech news coverage, this caught a few people’s eye: Some news accounts have suggested that Cho had a history of antidepressant use, but senior federal officials tell ABC News that they can find no record

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