FBI Adopts Aggressive Cell-phone Search Strategy

Jan 19, 2015 By: Jeff Matsuura

In a recent statement to Congress, the FBI asserted an aggressive approach to geo-location tracking of mobile communications devices

The Sony Pictures Case: A New Kind of Digital Piracy

Dec 3, 2014 By: Jeff Matsuura and Craig Blakeley

The recent hacking incident involving Sony demonstrates that many pirates may now be motivated by political objectives.

Retailers Urge Feds to Adopt Data Privacy Legislation

Nov 24, 2014 By: Craig Blakeley

In a somewhat surprising move, the nation’s leading retail stores are urging Congress to adopt federal consumer data security legislation

Verizon Allegedly Using “Stealth” Cookies to Monitor Internet Use

Nov 17, 2014 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

The Electronic Frontier Foundation and other Internet industry observers allege that Verizon has been using a special version of Internet “cookies” to monitor consumer Internet use

British Intelligence Organizations Breaching Attorney-Client Privilege

Nov 11, 2014 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

Recent reports reveal that the British intelligence agencies have been engaged in monitoring of privileged attorney-client communications for a period of several years.

Police Permitted to Compel Fingerprint Access for Smartphones

Nov 3, 2014 By: Jeff Matsuura and Craig Blakeley

A state court in Virginia recently concluded that police could require a defendant to provide his fingerprint, enabling the authorities to access his smartphone

Voiceprint Harvesting: The Next Privacy Challenge

Oct 20, 2014 By: Jeff Matsuura and Craig Blakeley

An increasingly popular security technology for financial firms involves voiceprint collection, but its increasingly widespread use poses important privacy concerns.

Twitter sues the DOJ for a better Transparency Report

Oct 8, 2014 By: Mike Carlson

Yesterday, Twitter sued the Department of Justice to the right to release its transparency report

Apple, Google Resist Government Searches of Smartphones

Sep 29, 2014 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

Apple and Google recently took action making it more difficult for law enforcement authorities to search the content of smartphones

Trusted Third Parties, Obscure Intermediaries in the Digital Surveillance Process

Sep 15, 2014 By: Jeff Matsuura and Craig Blakeley

Outsourcing of surveillance activities to trusted third parties results in a notable loss of control over the operations and integrity of the network facilities of the service providers

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