No tolerance for prison rape Why sexual assault is no laughing matter

By: James Neyer ~Staff Writer~ Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle was horribly beaten in prison recently due to his sentence for child pornography. This did not cause much concern or alarm, but was met instead with the attitude “well, he deserved it” and “what do you expect?” When Fogle was first arrested, there were numerous jokes about him getting beaten up in prison and being forced to “enjoy a footlong.” This joke spread through twitter like a wildfire with the result that most people heard some variation of the same joke. It was not just shared online, but also published … Continue reading No tolerance for prison rape Why sexual assault is no laughing matter

Apple denies FBI software request

By: James Neyer ~Staff Writer~ A public debate has emerged surrounding the FBI’s request for Apple to create an iOS backdoor for iPhone devices. The FBI issued this request in order to obtain information contained within the iPhone of Syed Rizwan Farook, a suspect in the San Bernadino shootings. While the FBI has obtained information from iCloud storage due to a reset of Farook’s Apple ID password, some of the information is locked on the iPhone itself. This forces the FBI to correctly guess the authentication code for the iPhone, or else after 10 consecutive tries the device will erase … Continue reading Apple denies FBI software request