Posts by Madeline Fox

Minimizing your digital trail

(Mar. 21, 2015)

WASHINGTON — In popular culture, going “off the grid” is generally portrayed as either unsustainable or isolated: a protagonist angers some omniscient corporate or government agency and has to hole up in a remote cabin in the woods until he … Continue reading

Lynch supportive of FISA in confirmation hearing

(Jan. 29, 2015)

During her confirmation hearing, attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, who mentioned her familiarity with roving wiretaps in the narcotics cases she worked as a young prosecutor, acknowledged need for a “full panel of investigative tools and techniques” to combat the “evolving threat that terrorist presents against us,” but emphasized the need to balance these concerns with respect for privacy. Continue reading