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  • County lobbies Verizon to close missing fiber optic link in Towson

    County elected and community leaders are lobbying Verizon officials to wire the southernmost portion of Towson with the fiber optic lines needed to bring the communication company's high-speed Internet and high-definition television services to the...
  • Harford County Police blotter

    Maryland State Police and Sheriff's Office reports: Aberdeen Angel Luis Alicea, 27, of the 600 block of West Market Street, was charged Saturday with being a fugitive from Pennsylvania justice. Julie Tomar Paradis, 30, of the 600 block of West Bel...
  • Cell phones stolen from Havre de Grace Verizon store

    About a dozen cell phones were stolen from a Verizon store in Havre de Grace in what appears to be an inside job. Between 10 and 15 Apple iPhone and Samsung phones were reported stolen at 10:10 a.m. Monday from the store in the 900 block of Pulaski...
  • Big Brother NSA

    Big Brother NSA
    For years, I've been super cautious about my phone calls. I avoid e-mail as much as possible and eschew Facebook and social media. I've nothing to hide, but the thought of the National Security Agency (among others) spying on my day-to-day...
  • Obama's surveillance state

    Obama's surveillance state
    A report late Wednesday that a top-secret court authorized the National Security Agency to collect the telephone records of millions of Verizon customers should raise serious concerns about the scope of the Obama administration's domestic surveillance...
  • Privacy advocates outraged, but lawmakers defend collection of phone records

    Privacy advocates outraged, but lawmakers defend collection of phone records
    Privacy advocates expressed outrage Thursday over revelations that the National Security Agency has been collecting telephone records of virtually every phone call made in the United States for seven years, but the Obama administration and a bipartisan...
  • Mayor's office contends city pays for 'phantom' phone lines

    The city of Baltimore is likely wasting tens of thousands of dollars a month on "phantom" phone lines that are never used, the city's new information technology director said Thursday. Chris Tonjes, who heads the Mayor's Office of Information Technology,...
  • Time to dial up some healthy skepticism

    Time to dial up some healthy skepticism
    The U.S. government is trying "to create a database of every [phone] call ever made." That's how one informed person described the National Security Agency's effort to USA Today. That newspaper also confirmed that not only is the government collecting...
  • NSA surveillance sparks privacy debate

    NSA surveillance sparks privacy debate
    You make a call from your land line or text a friend from your smartphone. You browse an online retailer for clothing, a book or music; you create a wish list or write a review. You walk past a security camera outside your home; you use GPS to find...
  • Report on government spying should be a wake up call

    Report on government spying should be a wake up call
    I was somewhat disturbed by reports the National Security Agency has been monitoring all phone calls on the Verizon system for years ("Surveillance state," June 7). But like most Americans I accepted it as my government protecting the country against...
  • Annapolis to be featured on QVC Sunday

    Annapolis to be featured on QVC Sunday
    If you're flipping channels on Sunday, you may recognize Annapolis on shopping channel QVC. QVC will broadcast live from the rooftop of the Fleet Reserve Club along Ego Alley on Compromise Street, accordng to the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County...
  • Harford County police blotter: Woman steals groceries in Aberdeen

    Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Sherman Anthony Huff, 40, of the 1400 block of Wilshire Drive, was charged Saturday with possessing marijuana, possessing drugs with intent to distribute, distributing...