Tag: FBI

Trump grants pardon to General Michael Flynn

Photo courtesy of Defense Intelligence Agency, Wikipedia President Donald Trump has granted a presidential pardon to his former National Security Advisor, General Michael Flynn, which he announced on Nov. 25. “It is my Great Honor to announce that General Michael T. Flynn has been granted a Full Pardon,” Trump wrote on […]

Comey’s interview reveals biases in politics

Courtesy of FBI, Wikipedia James Comey made his public reappearance on his Sunday night interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos to promote his new book, "A Higher Loyalty," and provide firsthand experience of his time as FBI Director. Comey went into great detail about his childhood, his years as a prosecutor, […]

Legal Battle Threatens to Strike Out DraftKings

Photo courtesy of Draft Kings Popular online sports gambling site DraftKings is suspending paid contests in New York, the latest occurrence in the company’s ongoing legal battle with the U.S. government. DraftKings allows its users to enter daily and weekly sports fantasy contests and win money based on different player […]

Student: ‘We Must Be Vigilant About Our Privacy

Photo courtesy of Kcida1, Wikipedia George Orwell wrote “1984” as a cautionary tale to show us how post-World War II security measures had the potential to overtake our freedom. Now, in 2016, his fears about privacy look like they are about to be realized. On Dec. 2, 14 people died and […]

FBI Challenges Apple for Rights to Encryption

Earlier this month, a federal judge ordered technology giant Apple to comply with an FBI request to unlock the iPhone of one of the gunmen involved in the San Bernardino terrorist attack. The FBI attempted to unlock the phone themselves, but was unsuccessful due to the security features Apple has […]