House bills would ban warrantless use of fake cell sites
Police would need permission to track criminals using Stingrays.
The way to a man's heart is actually through WiFi
Turns out the heart is deceitful above all things after all.
Police seek Amazon Echo data in murder case (updated)
The company declined to do so, but the case raises bigger questions about IoT privacy.
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.
Supreme Court approves feds' request for greater hacking powers
The changes will take effect after December 1st.
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.)
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...
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...
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...