Dan King, AmericanConservative

Dan King


Arlington, VA, United States

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Past articles by Dan:

The Trump Administration's Dangerous Facial Surveillance Scheme

DHS wants to photograph every international traveler and run it through ID recognition technology. That's a horrible idea. → Read More

Losing Your Driver’s License Can Cost You Your Livelihood

It traps the poor in a vicious cycle where they need to drive to work but can't. Fortunately the Supreme Court can help. → Read More

Amazon is Teaming Up With Police for Mass Surveillance

Their home security cameras, hidden in doorbells, have blanketed small towns—and the footage is being used by authorities. → Read More

It’s Time to End the Death Penalty Nationwide

No more excuses. We're the only Western nation that still executes prisoners and it's time for it to stop. → Read More

A Bipartisan Coalition Says Congress Should Reform Surveillance Powers—And It’s Right

A diverse coalition of 40 different organizations recently called on the House Judiciary Committee to investigate whether the National Security Agency’s bulk phone data collection program has overstepped its bounds. Clearly, it has. → Read More

How Genetics Companies Hand Over Your DNA to the FBI

Companies like FamilyTree claim to chart your ancestry but are secretly in cahoots with the government. → Read More

William Barr loves warrantless surveillance, not civil liberties

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., announced on Monday that he will oppose President Trump’s nominee for attorney general, William Barr, decrying him as the “chief advocate for warrantless surveillance.” → Read More

The Supreme Court Should Stop Warrantless Drug-Sniffing Dogs

They're already not allowed in houses. So why are apartments a different story? → Read More

In 2019, your tattoo could get you arrested

Tattoos can tell a lot about a person. They can reveal someone’s religious views, express political opinions, hint at family life, and much more. But if the federal government gets its way, your tattoos could soon be used to put you behind bars. → Read More

Thanks to Government, That Road Sign Might Be Watching You

The DEA's latest privacy-infringing plan is bringing mass surveillance to the streets. → Read More

Big Government Takes a Bite Out of Food Trucks

Chicago's move to protect its restaurant industry is cronyism at its worst. → Read More

Bipartisan bill would protect encrypted communications from the government

Google recently announced that it will bolster its encryption capabilities, making it easier for website developers to protect data that is transmitted on their site. This is a huge win for data privacy advocates, but it needs to be protected against government intrusion. → Read More

Are You in the Tax Hall of Shame?

14 states publish lists of late filers. → Read More

Republicans Lose Faith in the FBI for All the Wrong Reasons

Massive civil liberties abuses they don't mind; perceived attacks on Donald Trump are another story. → Read More

The Dickensian Return of Debtors’ Prisons

In their usual money-making zeal, local governments have targeted the poor and brought us back to the 19th century. → Read More

The Eagles did activism right, and they're still getting punished

During the Philadelphia Eagles’ Super Bowl parade, center Jason Kelce declared in a speech that will go down in Philadelphia sports folklore: “No one likes us — we don’t care.” Apparently President Trump got the memo, as he disinvited the Super Bowl champs from a White House celebration of their historic accomplishment. → Read More

New NSA Director Could Turn Out to be a Reformer, But We Need More AnswersThe

In a unanimous voice vote Tuesday, the Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s pick to head the National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. Cyber Command. While not much is known about Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone’s stance on some of the NSA’s most controversial surveillance programs, there’s some reason to believe he may help reform the agency. During his March 15 confirmation hearing, Nakasone fielded… → Read More

Senators who voted for warrantless surveillance suddenly care about privacy

Lawmakers only think protecting your data privacy is important when said data is being collected by a private organization. The same congressmen and women who have routinely undermined Fourth Amendment rights are now arguing that Facebook hasn’t done enough to protect its users’ publicly available data. → Read More

Rand Paul opposes Gina Haspel for CIA director, and so should you

On Wednesday, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., announced he will oppose the nomination of President Trump’s pick to run the CIA, Gina Haspel. Haspel is the current CIA deputy director, and Paul opposes her long history supporting torture during interrogations. → Read More

Baltimore’s Failed Surveillance Regime

Everything from red-light cameras to a Cessna plane hasn't made the city safer. → Read More