The Patriot Act failed miserably to thwart terrorist acts, but it successfully helped to usher in a constant police state of government surveillance and the collection of digital information over the web.
Tag - internet privacy
The Durham investigation finds that the DNS server in the White House during the Trump presidency was compromised by political rivals.
Governments are willing and able to use technology to track our movements, invade our privacy, and even enforce the law.
On the Apple/Law Enforcement Controversy: Where is the Same Outrage Over the Third-Party Doctrine?
In a world where tech companies gather so much data about their consumers, the third-party doctrine creates a kind of “legal backdoor” for law enforcement to avoid the warrant standard.
FISA 702 allows the U.S. government to collect communications of innocent Americans, which can be searched without a warrant and used in criminal prosecutions.
While many celebrated the power the web placed in the hands of ‘the people,’ to political dictators it was another thing to worry about.
Soon, the FCC will make a crucial decision on whether to allow private companies an alternative way to deliver high-speed internet.
Following an attack in London, government authorities are demanding that the developer of WhatsApp modify its system to allow access to law enforcement.
Trump's Cabinet picks give those of us who worry about protecting the 4th Amendment against the overreach of mass surveillance reason to fear a bumpy ride.
The FBI’s authority to hack your computer—legally—just expanded massively, and Congress never so much as had a hearing about it.