Public defender says cops can use your FaceID to unlock your iPhone in viral TikTok. Is that true?
Courts are torn about whether biometric data is protected by the Constitution.
On Apr 19, 2022 by Claire Goforth
FBI used Best Buy’s Geek Squad to spy on customers, lawsuit alleges
The Electronic Frontier Foundation claims the FBI violated the Fourth Amendment.
On Jun 2, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich
Can the police search your car without permission?
There are 3 things you need to do if they ask to search your vehicle.
On Jan 11, 2017 by John-Michael Bond
Here’s how police get your private Facebook data
Heads up: Requests rose 27 percent this year.
On Dec 30, 2016 by David Gilmour
Federal appeals court says Fourth Amendment doesn’t protect phone location data
This is the fourth appeals court to rule this way.
On May 31, 2016 by Eric Geller
Judge says secretly placing GPS tracker on a car is not an invasion of privacy
Is your privacy being violated if someone puts a GPS tracker on your car? It's complicated.
On Apr 14, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
The NSA is still spying on you—so why did Americans stop caring?
Are we experiencing 'whistleblower fatigue?'
On Mar 4, 2015 by Matthew Rozsa
Iowa developing smartphone driver’s licenses
Legal experts, police express concerns about possible privacy violations.
On Feb 13, 2015 by Tim Sampson
Police use high-tech radar to peer into people’s homes without a warrant
They can even see through the Fourth Amendment.
On Jan 20, 2015 by Dell Cameron
The Department of Justice is targeting cellphones with fake, airborne cell towers
The program targets criminals but collects from everyone.
On Nov 14, 2014 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
FBI, NSA targeted leading Muslim-Americans, new Snowden revelations show
U.S. government targets include innocent civil rights activits, attorneys, professors, and a Republican candidate for public office.
On Jul 9, 2014 by Dell Cameron
Meet CISA, the Internet’s new enemy in Washington
Get your pitchforks ready.
On Jul 3, 2014 by Dell Cameron
At the U.S. border, police can still search your phone without a warrant
In fact, it may be best to just leave all your gadgets at home.
On Jun 28, 2014 by Aaron Sankin
How to stop police from searching your phone without a warrant
Knowledge is power.
On Jun 26, 2014 by Andrew Couts