Articles Tagged 'privacy'
Supreme Court says warrant necessary for phone location data in win for privacy
The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of digital privacy.
In a 5-4 decision on Friday, the justices said police need warrants to gather… READ MORE
Alleged NSA leaker vowed to stand with Iranian terror regime
A government contractor who was charged Monday with leaking top secret U.S. intelligence to the media appears to be a climate change activist and vociferous… READ MORE
Internet privacy fight enters new phase
The fight over internet privacy is entering a new stage.
The Republican chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is moving to roll back his agency’s… READ MORE
FBI Used Best Buy’s Geek Squad To Increase Secret Public Surveillance
Recently unsealed records reveal a much more extensive secret relationship than previously known between the FBI and Best Buy’s Geek Squad, including evidence the agency… READ MORE
Comey: ‘There is no such thing as absolute privacy in America’
FBI Director James Comey warned Wednesday that Americans should not have expectations of “absolute privacy,” adding that he planned to finish his term leading the… READ MORE
WikiLeaks Claims 99 Percent Of Its CIA Documents Not Yet Released
WikiLeaks has already indicated that its cache of stolen CIA files, which the group is calling “Vault 7,” will be dripped out over a series… READ MORE
U.S. Airport Pat-Downs Are About to Get MORE Invasive
While few have noticed, U.S. airport security workers long had the option of using five different types of physical pat-downs at the screening line. Now… READ MORE
Judge orders Ohio village to pay back $3 million to lead-footed drivers
Speed cameras became a cash cow for the small village of New Miami, Ohio.
The town, with a population of about 2,200, collected over $3… READ MORE
Police Spy Tools Evolve Faster Than Lawmakers Can Keep Up
In late October, a group of Maryland legislators met with police officials, attorneys, privacy advocates, and policy analysts to discuss creating a legal framework to… READ MORE
FBI hacks into terrorist’s iPhone without Apple
SAN FRANCISCO — Although the government officially withdrew from its battle against Apple Monday, many observers sense the tech privacy war is just getting started.… READ MORE