Apr 282021
 April 28, 2021  Posted by  Business, Court, Featured News, Online, Surveillance

PA News reports: A billion-pound legal action against Google over claims it secretly tracked millions of iPhone users’ internet activity would “open the floodgates” to mass data protection claims if it is allowed to go ahead, the Supreme Court has heard. Former Which? director Richard Lloyd, supported by campaign group [Read More…]

Apr 282021
 April 28, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Court, U.S.

Aaron C. Garavaglia of Squire Patton Boggs writes: Every federal lawsuit requires standing for the court to have subject matter jurisdiction to hear the case, and standing requires an injury-in-fact.  As seen from our coverage this morning out of the Second Circuit. In Derrick McCray v. John E. Wetzel & President, No. [Read More…]

Apr 262021
 April 26, 2021  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Spencer Ackerman reports: The FBI, without any court order, sifted through the National Security Agency’s massive troves of foreign communications for information on American “racially motivated violent extremists,” a newly declassified order from the secret surveillance court details. Even though the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (FISA) Court warned the FBI in 2018 that [Read More…]