Jun 012023
 June 1, 2023  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Sophia Cope writes: With United States v. Smith (S.D.N.Y. May 11, 2023), a district court judge in New York made history by being the first court to rule that a warrant is required for a cell phone search at the border, “absent exigent circumstances” (although other district courts have wanted to do so). EFF is [Read More…]

May 312023
 May 31, 2023  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Govt, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

Lesley Fair writes: “Stop it!” Moms and Dads may have to repeat that instruction to their kids, but when parents said it to Amazon in an effort to get the company to delete children’s voice data obtained through its Alexa voice assistant, Amazon should have honored those requests immediately. But [Read More…]

May 232023
 May 23, 2023  Posted by  Healthcare, Laws, U.S.

AP reports: A new batch of states are looking to legislate the level of informed consent when it comes to medical students performing pelvic exams for educational purposes on unconscious patients. At least 20 states already have consent laws for this practice. Montana’s governor signed a bill in April, Missouri has legislation that [Read More…]