Feb 272015
 

Jason Koebler writes: ​In the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, Michael Chertoff, then head of the Justice Department’s criminal division, helped craft the Patriot Act, the law that extended the federal government’s authority to conduct mass surveillance. Then, he served as the Secretary of Homeland Security for four years. [Read More…]

Feb 262015
 
 February 26, 2015  Breaches, Court, U.S., Youth No Responses »

Alex Sakariassen reports: Law student Daniel Knudsen’s suit against the University of Montana over alleged privacy violations is moving forward following an unsuccessful motion by the university last month to have the case dismissed. Knudsen stands firm in his belief that UM erred in passing his personal information to Higher [Read More…]