A Supreme Court ruling in 1998, California v. Greenwood, found that people have no expectation to privacy for trash they leave on the curb. Picking through publicly available trash is legal. However, many dumpsters are l... More »

"On Dumpster Diving" is the autobiographical account of Lars Eighner, who in 1988 became homeless after he lost his job as an attendant in Austin, Texas's state hospital. The story focuses on Eighner's experiences of sca... More »

Protect yourself from identity theft by protecting your personal information. Taking a few precautions to keep personal information from falling into the wrong hands lowers the chances of identity theft. More »

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With regards to privacy laws, it is not legal to look for people online at a fee or free, according to Nolo. Every individual is entitled to his own privacy and once those rights are infringed upon, the situation becomes... More »

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A hidden body camera may be legal unless it is being used in an area where there is an expectation of privacy, such as a locker room, and doesn't record conversations, according to A1-HiddenCamera.com and Rcfp.org. Body ... More »

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Washington state marijuana laws allow people who are 21 years and older to possess and use a stipulated amount of marijuana without criminal penalty, reports About.com. Recreational users can buy marijuana and marijuana ... More »

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Many states, including Arizona, Delaware, Indiana and Utah, have state laws prohibiting women from exposing their chests in public or private places that have not been deemed appropriate for nudity. There are no federal ... More »

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