“#ComeyDay is a wrap, folks! Here are our main takeaways: https://t.co/PMvGBe3G17” Pretty much nothing happened. Source: FiveThirtyEight on Twitter Continue reading FiveThirtyEight’s Take on the Comey Testimoney
Letting a company like Best Buy fiddle with your computer in the hopes of fixing a defect or perform a repair is already a huge exercise in trust. The problem with all … Continue reading Best Buy’s Geek Squad conspired with the FBI to perform warrantless searches of customer devices
Google revealed Wednesday it had been released from an FBI gag order that came with a secret demand for its customers’ personal information. Just another example of our government abusing its power. … Continue reading Freed From Gag Order, Google Reveals It Received Secret FBI Subpoena
In an unusual move, FBI agents working the Hillary Clinton email case had to sign a special form reminding them not to blab about the probe to anyone unless called to testify.Sources … Continue reading FBI agents signed NDA for matters involving Hillary’s emails | New York Post
In a dangerously flawed decision unsealed today, a federal district court in Virginia ruled that a criminal defendant has no “reasonable expectation of privacy” in his personal computer, located inside his home. … Continue reading Federal Court: The Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Your Home Computer
The Intercept obtained classified rules for National Security Letters, secret orders that the FBI uses to obtain information on journalists’ phone records. Say goodbye to freedom of the press and the ability … Continue reading Secret Rules Make It Pretty Easy for the FBI to Spy on Journalists
The FBI has been knocking on the doors of activists in Cleveland, Ohio, asking about their plans for the Republican National Convention in July. “The purpose of these door knocks is simple: … Continue reading FBI and Police Are Knocking on Activists’ Doors Ahead of Republican National Convention
https://www.decidethefuture.org/ An amendment known as Mccain amendment 4787, seeks to give the government warrantless access to your internet browsing history under the Patriot Act. Luckily one website is making it incredibly easy … Continue reading John McCain and Mitch McConnell want the FBI to have warrantless access to your internet browsing history.
The FBI steadily, stealthily compiled a massive facial recognition database without oversight and in disregard of federal law, according to a report released today by the Government Accountability… They were and are … Continue reading FBI built a massive facial recognition database without proper oversight
Back in March, I filed a Freedom of Information request with the FBI asking if the agency had ever wiretapped an Amazon Echo. This week I got a response: “We can neither … Continue reading The FBI Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny Wiretapping Your Amazon Echo
What happens when the FBI raids a security researcher? Security researchers stop helping companies fix flaws in their systems. This chilling effect on security researchers was one consequential response over the past … Continue reading Security researchers stop disclosing vulnerabilities after FBI raid on fellow researcher
Someone alerts you to exposed, unencrypted patient information on your FTP server. Is the correct response to thank them profusely or try to have them charged as a criminal hacker? It is … Continue reading FBI raids dental software researcher who discovered private patient data on public server
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