Oct 272020
 
 October 27, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Mila Jasper reports: Customs and Border Protection is using commercially available location data from cell phones to conduct warrantless tracking of people inside the U.S. and refused to provide lawmakers with a legal justification for these activities, according to five senators. In a letter sent Friday to Homeland Security Department Inspector General [Read More…]

Oct 232020
 
 October 23, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Laws, Non-U.S.

Covington & Burling have published a client advisory that will be of interest to many readers.  It begins: On October 21, 2020, the National People’s Congress (“NPC”), China’s top legislative body, released its first draft of the Personal Information Protection Law (the “Draft Law”) for public comment (official Chinese version [Read More…]

Oct 152020
 
 October 15, 2020  Posted by  Court, Featured News

From EPIC.org: Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has a mixed record on Fourth Amendment and Article III standing issues but an alarming view of the federal statute that protects consumers from robocalls, according to an EPIC analysis of Judge Barrett’s past writings. Barrett—a judge on the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of [Read More…]