Dec 012017
 

Covington & Burling writes: On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Carpenter v.  U. S., a case that involved the collection of 127 days of Petitioner Thomas Carpenter’s cell site location information as part of an investigation into several armed robberies.  We attended the argument to gain any [Read More…]

Nov 292017
 
 November 29, 2017  Laws, Surveillance, U.S. No Responses »

Matt Olsen, former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center and General Counsel for the National Security Agency, writes: A core national security law allowing the government to collect intelligence information—Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act—is set to expire at the end of the year. With the deadline looming, the [Read More…]