Mar 242017
 March 24, 2017  Court, Online, Surveillance, U.S. No Responses »

Kelsi Loos reports: A man charged with killing a Frederick County resident in an alleged MS-13 gang hit contended that police violated his rights when they seized his Facebook account and searched his apartment. This month, Raul Ernesto Landaverde Giron joined co-defendants, other accused gang members. They asked the U.S. [Read More…]

Mar 232017
 March 23, 2017  Govt No Responses »

Kate Tummarello writes: The Senate just voted to roll back your online privacy protections. Speak up now to keep the House from doing the same thing. ISPs have been lobbying for weeks to get lawmakers to repeal the FCC’s rules that stand between them and using even creepier ways to track and profit off [Read More…]

Mar 232017
 March 23, 2017  Laws, Non-U.S., Surveillance No Responses »

OC Media reports: Georgia’s parliament overrode President Giorgi Margvelashvili’s veto of a controversial surveillance bill on 22 March. The bill has faced criticism for not making core changes to the previous surveillance legislation, which gives state security agencies easy access to citizens’ personal information. Margvelashvili vetoed the new surveillance bill [Read More…]