RadioShack Bankruptcy Pushes Data Privacy Law Limits

May 25, 2015 By: Craig Blakeley

As the retailer RadioShack works its way through the bankruptcy process, it is selling all of its commercial assets, including a substantial collection of customer data.

Google Target of Lawsuit over Fraud Caused by Malicious Apps

May 18, 2015 By: Jeff Matsuura

An angry customer recently sued Google over fraudulent charges billed to her account apparently as the result of a malicious app.

Court Finds Fake Cable Repair by FBI is an Illegal Search

May 11, 2015 By: Jeff Matsuura

A federal district court recently concluded the FBI’s use of a fake cable repair person to obtain information on a suspect constituted an illegal search.

Reports that Prosecutors Drop Cases to Preserve Secrecy of Technology

May 4, 2015 By: Jeff Matsuura

A growing number of reports from different parts of the country suggest that prosecutors may be dropping some criminal cases for fear that the details associated with certain secret technology used by law enforcement authorities may be made public

International Trade Regulations Applied to Digital Files and 3D Printing

Apr 20, 2015 By: Jeff Matsuura

A recent ruling by the International Trade Commission re-affirms that body’s jurisdiction over international transmission of electronic data files.

Insurance Company App Drives Privacy Concerns

Apr 13, 2015 By: Jeff Matsuura

A Canadian insurance company recently released a mobile app which has created controversy over its privacy implications.

American Tech Companies Sued by Consumers in British Courts

Apr 6, 2015 By: Craig Blakeley

In a recent consumer lawsuit against Google, British courts determined that they have jurisdiction over American tech companies.

Government Surveillance and the Ethics of Hacking

Mar 23, 2015 By: Craig Blakeley

When government agencies refuse to accept meaningful oversight of their electronic surveillance activities, the world becomes less secure.

Hillary Clinton’s E-Mail Woes, and Their Lessons for Your Organization

Mar 20, 2015 By: Jeff Matsuura

The Clinton experience presents an extreme example of the “Bring Your Own Device” trend currently affecting many different organizations around the world.

Jail Time for Complaining About Your Job Online

Mar 16, 2015 By: Jeff Matsuura

Ryan Pate, an American from Florida who worked as a helicopter mechanic for a company operating in the United Arab Emirates, is awaiting trial for complaining about his employer on Facebook.