Category Archives: Computer searches

NYLJ: Computer Searches: A ‘General’ Warrant Can No Longer Satisfy Requirements

NYLJ: Computer Searches: A ‘General’ Warrant Can No Longer Satisfy Requirements by Roger L. Stavis (May 19, 2017):

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Constitution Center: A Twenty-First Century Framework for Digital Privacy

Constitution Center: A Twenty-First Century Framework for Digital Privacy: Balancing Privacy and Security in the Digital Age by Jeffrey Rosen: Introduction: A Twenty-First Century Framework for Digital Privacy At the beginning of the twenty-first century, breathtaking changes in technology pose … Continue reading

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EFF: The Fight Against General Warrants to Hack Rages On

EFF: The Fight Against General Warrants to Hack Rages On by Kate Tummarllo: The federal government thinks it should be able to use one warrant to hack into an untold number of computers located anywhere in the world. But EFF … Continue reading

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Just Security: New White Paper Series: 21st Century Framework for Digital Privacy

Just Security: New White Paper Series: 21st Century Framework for Digital Privacy by Jennifer Daskal:

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SC Media: San Francisco agency wants warrantless data from connected car crashes of self-driving cars

SC Media: San Francisco agency wants warrantless data from connected car crashes by Robert Abel:

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Cal.4th: Probation search for “property” does not include “electronic data”

The juvenile’s probation search condition for his “property” does not reasonably include electronic data. In re I.V., 2017 Cal. App. LEXIS 392 (4th Dist. April 28, 2017):

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ars technica: FBI allays some critics with first use of new mass-hacking warrant

ars technica: FBI allays some critics with first use of new mass-hacking warrant by Aliya Sternstein: Judge authorized order allowing US to change data in thousands of infected devices. Mass hacking seems to be all the rage currently. A vigilante … Continue reading

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WaPo: Border agents can look at everything on your cell phone. Congress should change that (editorial)

WaPo: Border agents can look at everything on your cell phone. Congress should change that (editorial): PRETTY MUCH everyone can agree that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents should be able to freely search travelers’ bags at the border. Their … Continue reading

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NYTimes: Border Officers Nearly Double Searches of Electronic Devices, US Says

NYTimes: Border Officers Nearly Double Searches of Electronic Devices, US Says by Ron Nixon:

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N.D.Ill.: Def’s actions gave RS for cell phone and computer searches when he came into O’Hare from the Philippines; he’d already been selected for secondary inspection

Defendant arrived at O’Hare on a flight from the Philippines. The government described how they took the passenger manifest of incoming flights and looked for likely candidates for a secondary search of computers and cell phones. Defendant had been there … Continue reading

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