Dec 012016
 

The government’s press release on an issue mentioned yesterday: a broad warrant for records on everyone who used Coinbase: A federal court in the Northern District of California entered an order today authorizing the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to serve a John Doe summons on Coinbase Inc., seeking information about [Read More…]

Nov 302016
 

Mobile Provider Battled Gag Order That Forced It to Keep Customers in the Dark SAN FRANCISCO – CREDO Mobile representatives confirmed today that their company was at the center of the long-running legal battle over the constitutionality of national security letters (NSLs), and published the letters the government sent three [Read More…]

Nov 302016
 

Damn. Dustin Volz reports: A last-ditch effort in the Senate to block or delay rule changes that would expand the U.S. government’s hacking powers failed Wednesday, despite concerns the changes would jeopardize the privacy rights of innocent Americans and risk possible abuse by the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump. [Read More…]