Consumers lose out when compliance costs prevent services from ever entering the market.
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WhatsApp and iMessage are not as private as you might think.
Regulating privacy protections would put the public at greater risk than criminals.
Law enforcers have plenty of tools; they just want to paw through our data without effort or expense.
A 2018 Supreme Court decision was supposed to protect your location data from federal snooping. That’s not what happened.
A phone in your pocket may as well be a GPS beacon strapped to your ankle.
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The coronavirus is not in your phone. Why should it be used to justify border searches?
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The coronavirus is no excuse to intrude on people's lives unnecessarily. Tech provides decentralized systems for contact tracing.
These theories are dumb. Destroying 5G infrastructure is not going to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Before You Use Our GPS Travel Data To Formulate Coronavirus Policy, Make Sure You Understand the Data
Confusing travel distance with actual human mingling is no way to create smart policy.
Your cellphone is tracking your movements and, despite legal protections, federal, state, and local officials are finding new and disturbing ways to use that information.
A deadly shooting on a Naval base in Florida may lead to a new battle against encryption.
The proposal is parodying, not endorsing, the nanny state.
Did You Download an App that Connects to Your Rifle Scope? If So, the Justice Department Wants to Know Who You Are.
Feds go fishing for private data in order to track down illegal exporters.
It’s time for SCOTUS to revisit the "border search exception" to the Fourth Amendment.
Quiet fishing expeditions are being used to sort through potential suspects.
Most of us got a "presidential alert" text today. Is that something we really want?
In New Zealand, customs officials can now demand that travelers unlock their electronic devices.
Police say there's evidence. His lawyer says it's a fishing expedition.
Comparing the records of two right-of-center justices.
SCOTUS rejects warrantless cellphone location tracking in Carpenter v. United States.
"If I do go to court and get wrongfully convicted, my whole life is ruined."
Law enforcement is upset, but data security is vital to prevent crimes.
Government, not private companies, is supposed to provide oversight over police behavior.
The FBI is looking for a back door to your phone. So are some snoops in the FBI's back yard.
Report: FBI Officials Dragged Feet Breaking into Terrorist's Phone to Try to Force Apple to Weaken Encryption
A political battle following the San Bernardino attack was the result of an attempt to make a test case.
Oral arguments in Carpenter v. U.S. reveal a division between two conservative justices.
"Most Americans, I think, still want to avoid Big Brother."
What's at issue today in Carpenter v. United States.
Another possible standoff where officials want to compromise everybody's data security.