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Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - June 19, 2014

Lawmakers Work To Replace Illinois’ Eavesdropping Law

By Hannah Meisel

Since the Illinois Supreme Court struck down the state's eavesdropping law in March, it's been legal to record audio of someone without asking permission, but legislators are working on a replacement.







NPR - Illinois Public Media News - May 16, 2014

Are Filmmakers Using Drones Illegally? Looks Like It

By Aarti Shahani

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(Duration: 4:20)

Jeff Blank, of Los Angeles-based Drone Dudes, prepares a quadcopter for takeoff. The drone has to chase a motorcycle down a hill.

It is illegal in the U.S. to operate a drone for cash. That's the position of the Federal Aviation Administration — which is in charge of protecting air space. But at least one industry has decided that it doesn't care and it's going to put drones to work anyway: the film industry.

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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - May 12, 2014

Glenn Greenwald: NSA Believes It Should Be Able To Monitor All Communication

By Eyder Peralta

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(Duration: 7:48)

Glenn Greenwald

Glenn Greenwald, the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who helped to break stories about mass surveillance in the United States, is making more revelations in a new book coming out on Tuesday.


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