How an obscure rule lets law enforcement search any computer
Today's changes to Rule 41 expand the Justice Department's reach in the digital world.
Reuters: Yahoo email scanning done with a Linux kernel module
Politicians and privacy groups want to see the court order authorizing this bulk surveillance.
Hacking and AI: Moral panic vs. real problems
It’s probably a little too early to be worrying about Skynet.
EFF sues US government to void 'onerous' copyright rules
It claims the DMCA violates the First Amendment, curbing inventors and researchers.
FBI's facial recognition system can access 411 million photos
Those include photos of law-abiding Americans and foreigners.
FBI is building a tattoo tracking AI to identify criminals
Think before you ink.
FBI chiefs want databases exempt from privacy protections
The EFF has sent a letter to the bureau, demanding more time to debate and comment on the proposals.
Lawsuit asks Justice Department to reveal decryption orders
The Electronic Frontier Foundation wants to know if tech companies have been ordered to unlock user data.
EFF scores a blow against the government's domestic spying
The group has been granted discovery in its case against the National Security Agency.