Dec 032022
 
 December 3, 2022  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Tim Cushing reports: Denying qualified immunity to law enforcement officers who violate rights is a rarity. It doesn’t mean the sued cops lose. It just means they can’t dismiss the lawsuit. In theory, that means officers alleged to have violated rights will now make their case in front of a jury. But [Read More…]

Dec 022022
 
 December 2, 2022  Posted by  Court, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Kayla Goggin reports: A federal appeals court on Thursday unanimously reversed a Florida federal judge’s appointment of a special master to examine thousands of documents seized by the FBI from former President Donald Trump’s home, ruling the lower court lacked jurisdiction to consider the request for an outside review. “The law is [Read More…]

Nov 302022
 
 November 30, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

  SAN JOSE, Calif.–Represented by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, 15 journalists and other members of El Faro, one of the leading sources of independent news in Central America, today filed suit in U.S. federal court against NSO Group, the company whose malicious surveillance software was used [Read More…]