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Find Out If Cops in Your State Need a Warrant to Track Your Phone

Here’s a map that shows you where your cellphone locations has more legal protections.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.11.15
News

Louisiana Is Getting Sued for Forcing Online Bookstores to Verify Readers' Ages

Naturally, the law could affect the entire internet.
Clinton Nguyen
11.4.15
Facebook

People Are Mad that Facebook and Google Sponsored a Privacy Event

Google, Facebook, and Palantir were some of the controversial sponsors of Amsterdam Privacy Week.
J.M. Porup
10.26.15
News

Apple Resists Giving iPhone Data to Police

Apple told the court that handing data over under the All Writs Act would tarnish its brand.
Sarah Jeong
10.21.15
Twitter

The Supreme Court Just Made it Harder to Report Online Abuse

The justices threw out a conviction against a Pennsylvania man who made threats against several people on Facebook.
Kari Paul
6.2.15
politics

Don’t (Just) Let the Sun Go Down on Patriot Powers

A few pieces of the Patriot Act are about to expire, but we need more than a quiet death to guarantee true reform.
Julian Sanchez
5.29.15
News

One of the Biggest Privacy Wins in Recent Memory Has Been Reversed

Cops don't need a warrant to get your cellphone location, court rules in "disappointing" decision.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.5.15
News

The DEA Has Been Secretly Buying Hacking Tools From an Italian Company

Documents reveal the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Army have been patronizing Hacking Team via a reseller.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.15.15