Daily Archives: July 6, 2019

D.Md.: No REP in jail calls even though warning was in English and def didn’t speak English

There is no reasonable expectation of privacy in jail calls to nonlawyers. The government didn’t show that defendants could even understand the warning in English on the phone, but it doesn’t matter. United States v. Reyes-Canales, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS … Continue reading

Posted in Prison and jail searches | Comments Off on D.Md.: No REP in jail calls even though warning was in English and def didn’t speak English

The American Conservative: Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s Friendly Police Fantasy

The American Conservative: Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s Friendly Police Fantasy by James Bovard: Better relations will only come when we repeal the legions of laws empowering cops to unjustifiably accost peaceful citizens. You may not agree, but the author has valid … Continue reading

Posted in Police misconduct | Comments Off on The American Conservative: Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s Friendly Police Fantasy

TechCrunch: Amazon responds to a US senator’s inquiry, confirms Alexa voice records are kept indefinitely

TechCrunch: Amazon responds to a US senator’s inquiry, confirms Alexa voice records are kept indefinitely by Sarah Perez: Amazon has responded to a letter of inquiry it received from U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) that asks the company to detail … Continue reading

Posted in Surveillance technology | Comments Off on TechCrunch: Amazon responds to a US senator’s inquiry, confirms Alexa voice records are kept indefinitely