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Net Neutrality is Dead!

Net Neutrality is Dead!

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia struck down the FCC’s 2010 order that imposed network neutrality regulations on wireline broadband services. The ruling is a windfall for telecom companies who have been fighting the ruling for years. The original FCC order said that wireline ISPs ”shall not block lawful content,


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Obama Is Leaving Plan B Alone!

The Obama administration has dropped it’s appeal against a Judge Edward Korman’s ruling regarding Plan B. Plan B contraception will remain available over the counter after the Obama administration dropped it’s appeal against the ruling that made the emergency contraceptive available over the counter. U.S. District Judge Edward Korman, whose district includes Brooklyn, New York, was


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Judge Rules Against Stop and Frisk

The NYPD’s infamous “Stop and Frisk” program has been deemed unconstitutional by federal judge on Tuesday, which will change the city’s use of police stops as a crime-fighting tactic. The ruling finds the Bloomberg administration act a violation of the Fourth Amendment that protects citizens against unreasonable search and seizure. The stop and frisk program


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Judge Rules Warrant-less Surveillance of Private Property Acceptable

U.S. District Judge William Griesbach ruled that it was reasonable for DEA agents to enter a rural property without obtaining a search warrant in order to install several hidden digital surveillance cameras in hopes of uncovering evidence that 30-40 marijuana plants were being grown. This ruling means that police can now, in some circumstances, install


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