Feb 222020
 February 22, 2020  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S.

Dave Maass and Hayley Tsukayama write: California police and sheriffs are failing to protect the privacy of drivers on city streets, the California State Auditor’s office determined after a seven-month investigation into the use of automated license plate readers (ALPRs) by the Los Angeles Police Department and three other local [Read More…]

Feb 212020
 February 21, 2020  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Tim Cushing writes: The Supreme Court’s Carpenter decision added Fourth Amendment protections to historical cell site location information (CSLI). The Court recognized people had a privacy interest in their location info, even if it was collected and stored by third parties. This narrow finding — that historical cell site info is covered by [Read More…]