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Michigan Police Know You Suck at Angry Birds

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Police in Michigan have been utilizing a powerful new electronic search tool, the CelleBrite UFED.  This device can be hooked up to virtually any cell phone, and extract every bit of data on it, all in about 90 seconds.  Contacts, call logs, text messages, pictures, and even geotags and GPS tracking data.

But, what is perhaps causing the most alarm is the way in which the device is allegedly being used, for collecting data on people stopped by minor traffic violations.

The ACLU had filed a Freedom of Information Act request, asking for logs about how the devices were used.  The Michigan state police have responded by demanding $544,680 to cover the cost of providing the records.

The CelleBrite can defeat many cell phone password protections, and even restore deleted data.

[The Newspaper]

Judge Napolitano on Marijuana

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Former New Jersey Superior Court Judge, and current Fox News analyst, Andrew Napolitano spoke out on Monday about medical marijuana:

For those of you unable to watch, here's the gist of his position:

"While I believe all marijuana should be legal in private, what is baffling beyond belief is the amount of ardent opposition to medical marijuana use. It is a godsend for those suffering from horrible diseases like glaucoma, employment, and not thinking that the government is out to steal the $14.35 left in your savings account."

[Daily Bail]

Lesser Included Offenses

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Ever notice that there are no loud, obnoxious, in-your-face moderates?

In his newest article, Shadow Hand wonders how much longer every word he says will be screened by the law school political correctness police. Read it here: Lesser Included Offenses.

Syria Lifts Emergency Law

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After being in place for 48 years, Syria has finally lifted its emergency law.

Under emergency law, the Syrian government was authorized to make arrests without charge, giving the government nearly unlimited power to silence political opponents.  A newly passed law would allow demonstrations but only with the government's approval.

The Syrian government has also dissolved the security court, which handled the trials of political prisoners.

The move comes only hours after security forces fired on protesters, killing 6.


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