Did Recording the McConnell Meeting Violate State Law?

Orin Kerr The Volokh Conspiracy 4/12/2013

I blogged below about whether recording the McConnell meeting violated federal law; in this post I’ll offer some thoughts on whether it violated state law. With the caveat that I had never looked at Kentucky’s surveillance statutes until an hour ago, my sense is the answer is pretty unclear […]

Relying on Mistaken Transcription, Liberal Magazine Accuses McConnell of Breaking the Law

Daniel Halper The Weekly Standard 4/10/2013

Mother Jones, the liberal magazine that somehow obtained audio of a private Mitch McConnell campaign meeting, now wonders whether the top Republican in the Senate is breaking the law. The direct accusation is that Senate staffers did work to help McConnell’s reelection, which if done on official time, could […]

Public Buses Across Country Quietly Adding Microphones to Record Passenger Conversations

Kim Zetter Wired 12/20/2012

Transit authorities in cities across the country are quietly installing microphone-enabled surveillance systems on public buses that would give them the ability to record and store private conversations, according to documents obtained by a news outlet.

The systems are being installed in San Francisco, Baltimore, and other cities with funding from […]

Smart Meters

Geddy008 YouTube 7/28/2011

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Related: Legislating Fascism – Six States & One City are Now Full-On-Fascist – with More to Come :

Fascist states and city:

HAWAII MARYLAND NEW JERSEY NEW YORK (Unanimously passed State Senate and Assembly; awaiting Governor’s signature) VERMONT VIRGINIA City of PHILADELPHIA

States that […]