May 122016
 
 May 12, 2016  Laws, Surveillance

Amir Nasr reports:

Privacy advocate Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) expects to introduce his bill to reject the Supreme Court’s recent changes to federal criminal procedure that would permit judges to issue warrants for government hacking operations in any jurisdiction. Currently judges can only grant such warrants within their physical jurisdiction.

The changes have been sent to Congress, where lawmakers have until Dec. 1 to reverse or tweak them before they go into effect. A Wyden spokeswoman told Morning Consult in an email that the Oregon Democrat expects to introduce the bill early next week with a Republican cosponsor.

Read more on Morning Consult.

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