Daily Archives: August 16, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in by Aaron Kase  
Squatters Refuse to Leave Colorado Family’s House

A family that has been frustrated in their months-long efforts to remove squatters from their home may finally gain satisfaction later this month, after the occupiers used every twist and turn of the law they could find to avoid moving out. Troy and Dayna Donovan left behind their home in Littleton, Colorado last August and moved to Indiana for work. This March, they got a rude surprise when a neighbor called to let them know that a family had moved …

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Posted 5 years ago in Social Networks by Michele Bowman  
Facebook’s Privacy Policy Was a Lie Says the FTC

As anyone who’s ever used Facebook knows, it’s not exactly a bastion of the private: Users voluntarily cough up unbelievable amounts of personal information about themselves on a daily basis. Everyone has read a post by a friend and thought, “I would never put that on Facebook!” But when it comes to what Facebook itself does with all that information, it’s a whole other ball game, and now the feds are watching. Facebook settled charges on August 10 brought by …

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Posted 5 years ago in Government by Aaron Kase  
Pennsylvania Voter Suppression Law Upheld

The Pennsylvania voter identification law that a Republican legislator said would “allow Governor Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania” has been upheld by a judge in the Commonwealth Court. In a 70-page opinion, Judge Robert Simpson wrote that an ACLU challenge to the law did not show that “disenfranchisement was immediate or inevitable.” The judge’s decision, while surprising to some, was on solid legal ground, experts say. “It reads as an appropriate professional standard of judicial craft,” says Edward …

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