Search Results : social media

Apr 212017
 
 April 21, 2017  Featured News, Surveillance, U.S. Comments Off on Tell the DHS: Social Media Passwords Should Not Be a Condition of Entry to the U.S.
Tell the DHS: Social Media Passwords Should Not Be a Condition of Entry to the U.S.

From Gennie Gebhart of EFF: New proposals to make U.S. entry screening even more invasive will threaten our privacy, freedom of expression, and digital account security—and you can raise your voice against them. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is currently considering new procedures to screen certain foreign travellers. Specifically, [Read More…]

Feb 032017
 
 February 3, 2017  Court, Featured News, Online, Surveillance, U.S. Comments Off on Wiretap privacy rules don’t apply to social media messages, N.J. court rules

S.P. Sullivan reports:  Police in New Jersey can sift through a suspect’s private social media messages without applying for an order under the state’s wiretapping laws, according to a state appeals court decision published Thursday. The three-judge panel ruled communications such as direct messages and protected posts on platforms like Twitter [Read More…]

Jan 202017
 
 January 20, 2017  Non-U.S., Online Comments Off on India: Enraged by sharing of personal information in social media, man kills wife, self

Salonee Mistry reports: In a shocking case, an enraged man killed his wife and then hanged himself in the aftermath of a burst of anger over his wife sharing personal information about their lives on social media. Rajesh Balasaheb Gangurde (34) first killed his wife, Sonali Rajesh Gangurde (28), and [Read More…]