Jim DeMint, one of the most ideologically pure and least effective legislators in the U.S. Senate, announced he would leave Congress to run the right-wing Heritage Foundation think tank; or, as the Foundation itself put it, "Jim DeMint to Lead the Battle of Ideas."
It would seem to us that, compar ... More >>
Twitter rolled over in court today, turning over a fat sheaf of records subpoenaed by prosecutors in the case of Malcolm Harris, one of the people arrested last fall in a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge.
In what is shaping up to be a landmark case for privacy in the digital era, prosecutors had dema ... More >>
Another day, another report of legal drama between New York artists and City admins, it seems.
Here's what's going on today: as we reported just yesterday, there are currently two lawsuits -- one filed at the state level, the other filed at the federal level -- which will basically decide whether N ... More >>
A Manhattan judge today ruled against Twitter, arguing that it had to turn over a protester's tweets to prosecutors, without the account user's consent and without a warrant.
When we last checked in on the case of Malcolm Harris, a writer at The New Inquiry and one of 700 people arrested on the Bro ... More >>
"Why don't you have a seat?"From Adweek comes the troubling story of a convicted Georgia sex offender, Cory Hubbard, who is suing MySpace for providing authorities his information based on an out-of-state warrant. Hubbard's lawsuit in Manhattan federal court alleges that the struggling social ... More >>
"The good ol' days.."What with the looming holiday season and the busiest travel days of the year, along with the TSA's most recent security measures, there's a significant debate brewing over who's right, who's wrong, and what, exactly, is going too far. Many have reported being patted down "ina ... More >>