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Man responds to his own mugshot on police department’s Facebook page

An absconding criminal turned himself in after a week of publicly chatting with police department on their Facebook post.

On Dec 7, 2018 by Samira Sadeque

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6 ways police can spy on you without a warrant

Your privacy may be at risk.

On Jan 5, 2017 by Kristen Hubby

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The FBI still doesn’t have a warrant to review the latest emails related to Clinton’s private server scandal

It's increasingly unclear if the FBI will receive a warrant to obtain correspondences reportedly related to Hillary Clinton's private email scandal.

On Oct 30, 2016 by Chris Tognotti

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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

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What Congress’ new email-privacy bill means for your inbox

The Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act is a big deal—if it can come up for a vote.

On Sep 15, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Police officers are sexually terrorizing black women—and the law allows it

The war on black women is a war on America.

On Aug 19, 2015 by Marcie Bianco

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Facebook just lost a key battle over search warrants

New York court ruling means Internet companies can't fight warrants on users' behalf.

On Jul 22, 2015 by Eric Geller

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New bill would stop the FBI from launching spy planes without a warrant

Privacy advocates have praised the bill as a win for civil liberties.

On Jun 17, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Penn State suspends frat that ran secret Facebook pages for revenge porn

Can we ban Greek life yet?

On Mar 17, 2015 by Miles Klee

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Microsoft enlists Apple, Amazon, and Verizon in privacy fight against U.S. government

Almost everyone is with Microsoft on this one.

On Dec 16, 2014 by Aaron Sankin

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Microsoft must hand over email data stored overseas, judge rules

This is bad news for the cloud-storage industry.

On Jul 31, 2014 by Aaron Sankin

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A judge just handed someone’s entire Gmail account over to U.S. prosecutors

What's probable cause mean again?

On Jul 21, 2014 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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How to stop police from searching your phone without a warrant

Knowledge is power.

On Jun 26, 2014 by Andrew Couts

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Witnesses: Teen killed by cops was holding a Wii controller, not a gun

Officers in a small Georgia town are at the center of what looks like a cover-up.

On Feb 19, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Google gets behind USA Freedom Act on Day We Fight Back

On the occasion of a worldwide Web protest, the company plants its flag.

On Feb 11, 2014 by Miles Klee