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Frightening Decision

Big Bill Of Rights news today, as the Illinois Police and the Supreme Court pile another rock on the chest of the Fourth Amendment, hoping this time to crush it to death. (Metaphor courtesy of Bryan Gates at I respectfully dissent.) The court’s ruling in Illinois v. Caballes says that police can use a drug […]

Digital Immortality

Glenn Reynolds says: Digital images are potentially immortal, so long as they get recopied from time to time onto fresh media, but reality being what it is, hardcopy in a shoebox is probably likely to outlast things that require actual human effort. What effort? Hard drive technology improves so fast that every time I get […]