Feb 232017
 February 23, 2017  Surveillance No Responses »

Cyrus Farivar reports: If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it 1,000 times: these so-called “anonymous” messaging apps simply aren’t anonymous. To put it another way, if you’re dumb enough to make violent threats on them, you’ll get caught. According to a newly released federal criminal complaint, Garrett Grimsley of Cary, North Carolina, allegedly [Read More…]

Feb 222017
 February 22, 2017  Breaches, Court No Responses »

Mara H. Gottfried reports: The St. Paul City Council agreed Wednesday to pay $29,500 to settle the lawsuit brought by a Minneapolis police officer who accused St. Paul officers of snooping in her personal driver’s license information. Amy Krekelberg’s federal lawsuit initially named officers and employees from more than 40 [Read More…]