Jul 282016
 July 28, 2016  Court, Surveillance, U.S. No Responses »

Debra Cassens Weiss writes: A federal judge in California has refused to suppress conversations recorded by the FBI without a warrant on secret devices outside courthouses in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. U.S. District Chief Judge Phyllis Hamilton of Oakland said the defendants had no reasonable expectation of privacy in [Read More…]

Jul 272016
 July 27, 2016  Business, Court No Responses »

Wendy Davis reports: The advocacy group Electronic Privacy Information Center is asking a federal appellate court to revive iPhone user Ryan Perry’s battle with CNN. The dispute largely centers on whether the 12 random numbers and letters that make up an iPhone’s Media Access Control address should be considered “anonymous.” [Read More…]