Warrant

06.04.15
California senate wants warrants to be required for phone searches
06.04.15

California senate wants warrants to be required for phone searches

The California State Senate has passed the "Leno bill," which aims to protect residents' digital p...

By M. Moon,   06.04.15
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03.08.15
California court says cops need warrants to get phone location data
03.08.15

California court says cops need warrants to get phone location data

A number of states already have laws preventing the police from snooping on your phone's location...

By J. Fingas,   03.08.15
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02.19.15
Google fights rule that would let the US hack devices worldwide
02.19.15

Google fights rule that would let the US hack devices worldwide

The US is already snooping on computers around the world, but Google is worried that it might be s...

By J. Fingas,   02.19.15
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06.11.14
Court rules collecting cellphone location without a warrant violates the Fourth Amendment
06.11.14

Court rules collecting cellphone location without a warrant violates the Fourth Amendment

Quartavious Davis was sentenced to nearly 162 years in prison, without the possibility of parole,...

By T. O'Brien,   06.11.14
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03.22.14
EFF lawyer questions Microsoft's ability to search our email, claims it's open to abuse
03.22.14

EFF lawyer questions Microsoft's ability to search our email, claims it's open to abuse

This week Microsoft revealed that, without a warrant, it accessed the Hotmail account of a French...

By R. Lawler,   03.22.14
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01.17.14
Supreme Court to determine if police need warrants to search cellphones
01.17.14

Supreme Court to determine if police need warrants to search cellphones

It's now clear that police don't need a warrant to track your cellphone, but searching that phone...

By J. Fingas,   01.17.14
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07.22.13
Utah ISP breaks silence over government server installed on its network
07.22.13

Utah ISP breaks silence over government server installed on its network

When the government comes knocking on your door, you kind of have to cooperate with them or face t...

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03.19.13
DoJ now in favor of using search warrants to access user email
03.19.13

DoJ now in favor of using search warrants to access user email

The United States Justice Department seems to be listening to cries from Google (among others) tha...

By D. Murph,   03.19.13
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02.27.13
ACLU: court document shows how invasive cell phone searches can be
02.27.13

ACLU: court document shows how invasive cell phone searches can be

The American Civil Liberties Union stumbled upon a document submitted to the court during a dru...

By K. Hodgkins,   02.27.13
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