Monday links (6/23/24)

Friend of Tamerlan Tsarnaev says feds detained him and threatened him with deportation after he refused to wear a wire. The secretary of the commonwealth, who is responsible for oversight of the state public records law, failed to respond to a records request for information about his spending in the 10 days required by law, then charged $5,300 in fees.

Interesting public records dispute going on in Billerica.

Protesters defy Boston's ban on smoking in public parks.

Meet the local ex-narc who says it's time to legalize all drugs.

Glenn Greenwald on why privacy is important even if you "have nothing to hide."