Daily Show Prep: Tuesday, March 15

Apple: government ‘intended to smear’ us in digital privacy fight with FBI | Technology | The Guardian

In sometimes caustic language, the government had claimed Apple had declared itself “the primary guardian of Americans’ privacy”.

A local Sheriff sent a brazen threat to Apple’s CEO, but it will probably only help the tech company

A Polk County threatened to cut in front of the FBI and the judicial system to lock up the “rascal” Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO.

President Obama weighs in on hacking the San Bernardino attacker’s iPhone, saying this about personal privacy and encryption – Rare

“If, technologically, it is possible to make an impenetrable device or system, where the encryption is so strong that there is no key, there is no door at all, then how do we apprehend the child pornographer?”

DSpace@MIT: Keys Under Doormats: Mandating insecurity by requiring government access to all data and communications

Twenty years ago, law enforcement organizations lobbied to require data and communication services to engineer their products to guarantee law enforcement access to all data. After lengthy debate and vigorous predictions of enforcement channels going dark, these attempts to regulate the emerging Internet were abandoned.

Should landlords in South Bend be required to register with the city? – 953MNC.com

Landlords would pay a one-time fee of $5 to add all of their properties to the registry, Scott said. Landlords who do not sign up for the registry would be fined $500, while landlords who provide false information would be fined $2,500.

Landlord registry proposed in South Bend – South Bend Tribune: Local

Currently, many rental properties are owned by limited liability companies, or LLCs, linked to anonymous post office boxes or third-party agents, making it difficult for police, code enforcement or housing officials to determine ownership when issues arise.

Bans on Bondage and Spanking During Sex Could Be OK, Says Federal Court – Hit & Run : Reason.com

According to a new federal court decision, Americans have no constitutional right to engage in consensual because “sexual activity that involves binding and gagging or the use of physical force such as spanking or choking poses certain inherent risks to personal safety.”

Obama Admin Pushes Federal Funding to Fix Diaper Inequality | Truth Revolt

Only in the alternate universe of Leftism would a shortage of diapers “lead to child abuse.”

Text – H.Res.642 – 114th Congress (2015-2016): Recognizing magic as a rare and valuable art form and national treasure. | Congress.gov | Library of Congress

Recognizing magic as a rare and valuable art form and national treasure.

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Hillary Clinton: We Didn’t Lose A Single Person In Libya

“Now, is perfect? It isn’t,” Clinton said. After contrasting her approach toward with the ongoing bloodshed in Syria’s civil war, Clinton said “ was a different kind of calculation and we didn’t lose a single person … We didn’t have a problem in supporting our European and Arab allies in working with NATO.”

Report Finds Registered Lobbyists Among Democratic Superdelegates

A new report found that some Democratic are also registered .

RNC Rules Comm. Member: Every Delegate At GOP Convention Not Bound On First Ballot

As most of you know, I have been defending the right of the to the Republican National Convention to vote according to their personal choice in all matters to come before the Republican National Convention, including the vote to nominate the Republican Candidate for President, for several years.

Of course, the Ron Paul delegates were planning on using this ‘non-bound’ strategy, and the RNC actively worked to prevent it. Now they promote it as a legitimate way to steal an election.

Hillary’s vow to kill coal miners’ jobs finishes a vast Democratic betrayal | New York Post

“We’re going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business,” Clinton said Sunday night while boasting about her clean energy program

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders advocates rail system to ‘take trucks off the roads’ | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine

It’s unclear whether he meant all trucks or just some trucks, but speaking this weekend, presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, running as a Democrat, told a crowd of supporters the U.S. could do “incredible things” like building a rail system to “take trucks off the roads” if he’s elected president.

Kalamazoo shooting suspect says he was being controlled by Uber app – 953MNC.com

Jason Dalton is charged with murder and attempted murder in the Kalamazoo-area shootings Feb. 20 outside a restaurant and at a car lot. Two people survived, including a woman shot elsewhere.