Daily Archives: December 5, 2017

techdirt: Intelligence Director Says Gov’t Can Demand Encryption Backdoors Without Having To Run It By The FISA Court

techdirt: Intelligence Director Says Gov’t Can Demand Encryption Backdoors Without Having To Run It By The FISA Court by Tim Cushing:

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NBC News: FDA Approves Pill That Tracks Whether You Took Your Meds

NBC News: FDA Approves Pill That Tracks Whether You Took Your Meds by Maggie Fox: The Food and Drug Administration approved a new pill [on November 14] that can track whether people have taken their medications – and report back … Continue reading

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MassPrivateI: Police in two states use hospitals to take motorists blood without a warrant

MassPrivateI: Police in two states use hospitals to take motorists blood without a warrant:

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Lexis’s U.S. Dist. database will hit 200,000 in 2017 today

… for the first time. They’re clearly trying to include more stuff from the U.S. District Courts. Some of it is meaningless, I know and I see, but there is more substance being posted. This is about 4 times the … Continue reading

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OH12: 911 call about overdose brought narcs and EMS; entry justified and plain view sustained

Defendant was making methamphetamine in his garage, and he overdosed on heroin. His mother found him and called 911. A narcotics officer arrived shortly before EMS, and he saw defendant on the floor with a used syringe near him. EMS … Continue reading

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OH3: PC for anticipatory SW exists here merely because drug traffickers commonly use their home to store drugs

The trial court did not err by denying the motion to suppress because the issuing judge had a substantial basis for concluding that probable cause for an anticipatory search warrant existed. Evidence of drug trafficking, without more, furnished probable cause … Continue reading

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