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05.09.16
Researchers develop a drug-sniffing car that can pinpoint your stash
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Researchers develop a drug-sniffing car that can pinpoint your stash

This really would have changed the end of ‘Breaking Bad.’

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07.14.14
US government says online storage isn't protected by the Fourth Amendment
07.14.14

US government says online storage isn't protected by the Fourth Amendment

A couple months ago, a New York judge ruled that US search warrants applied to digital information...

By N. Lee,   07.14.14
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04.25.14
Verizon fought the NSA's metadata collection program but lost anyway
04.25.14

Verizon fought the NSA's metadata collection program but lost anyway

It looks like Verizon's concerns about government snooping go beyond publishing transparency reports...

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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...

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01.18.13
DOJ declines to reveal policy memos on GPS tracking
01.18.13

DOJ declines to reveal policy memos on GPS tracking

The US Supreme Court might have ruled last year that GPS tracking is equivalent to a search, but t...

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08.16.12
Judge rules Facebook users can share friends' profiles with the feds
08.16.12

Judge rules Facebook users can share friends' profiles with the feds

It's not the backdoor access that the FBI has been pushing for, but US District Judge William Paul...

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08.15.12
Sixth Circuit rules that law enforcement doesn't need a warrant to track your phone
08.15.12

Sixth Circuit rules that law enforcement doesn't need a warrant to track your phone

If you go through tin foil like there's no tomorrow (or because you think there's no tomorrow), yo...

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02.27.12
FBI deactivates about 3,000 GPS tracking devices, loses sight of your car
02.27.12

FBI deactivates about 3,000 GPS tracking devices, loses sight of your car

Following a January ruling by the US Supreme Court, the FBI has deactivated some 3,000 GPS units tha...

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