They say that the road to hell is paved with the best intentions. A lot of the stories featured in today’s links are those taking questionable actions with the best of intentions. However, the results are taking society down a slippery slope.
Anyway, it’s Wednesday which mean’s that it’s time for the links. Let’s kick things off with Jill Hennessy.
The FBI used malware as part of a sting operation and have come under fire for using that malware to obtain evidence without a warrant. Their counterargument is that their malware is okay because they were using it for good. (Gizmodo)
The President of the Philippines has successfully gotten citizens to kill drug dealers. Now he wants them to kill drug addicts too. (Asian Correspondent)
Were you imprisoned because of a police roadside drug test? Chances are that it could have been a false positive. (Pro Publica)