Browsing Category: Privacy

The Department of Justice has established a new policy that requires federal law enforcement agents–and state and local agencies working with the department–to obtain search warrants in order to use Stingray devices. The change is a major one, as agents will now need to show probable cause before deploying one of the devices, which simulate[…]

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A federal appeals court has sent back to a lower court an appeal in a lawsuit about the way companies are allowed to publicize information about National Security Letters they receive. The appeal consolidates three separate actions against the Attorney General that question whether the government’s restrictions on how companies can talk about NSLs violates the[…]

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Categories: Government, Privacy

While Congress is enjoying its annual summer recess, privacy advocates are worried that the White House’s recent endorsement of the controversial CISA bill–which has been criticized by DHS officials, among others–will push the information-sharing bill over the goal line. The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act is the latest incarnation of Congress’s decade-long effort to legislate some[…]

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