Warrant

12.01.16
How an obscure rule lets law enforcement search any computer
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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.

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11.10.15
Supreme Court dismisses appeal based on warrantless phone search
11.10.15

Supreme Court dismisses appeal based on warrantless phone search

The Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal filed by a convicted robber. (The appeal was based on the fact that his cell phone data was obtained without warrant and used as evidence in court.)

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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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