Dec 202019
 
 December 20, 2019  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Glyn Moody writes: One of the features of surveillance in Germany is the routine use of malware to spy on its citizens. The big advantage for the authorities is that this allows them to circumvent end-to-end encryption. By placing spy software on the user’s equipment, the police are able to see messages [Read More…]

Dec 192019
 
 December 19, 2019  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Mark Hosenball reports: The U.S. government may collect information about U.S. citizens without obtaining a warrant if the information is gathered inadvertently while legally carrying out surveillance of non-nationals abroad, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Wednesday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York ruled in an [Read More…]

Dec 162019
 
 December 16, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Govt

Sherman Smith reports: Kansas Secretary of State Scott Schwab fired a parting shot at the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas after resolving a two-year legal fight this week. The lead plaintiff in the case says Schwab’s statement is “tone deaf,” “completely inappropriate” and “a cheap shot.” A settlement between the [Read More…]