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At what cost of citizen’s privacy, comes their freedom and security

By M Ravi<p>Had a fruitful panel discussion in Bangkok this afternoon organized by the International Commission of Jurists ( ICJ). The panel discussion …

FBI's first vulnerability tip to Apple came on April 14 for already-patched flaw

Apple on Tuesday said the FBI divulged its first vulnerability tip under a White House process for sharing digital security flaws with private …

U.S. spy court judge dismissed privacy advocate's concerns about data use

An independent lawyer assigned to represent Americans’ privacy interests before the nation’s top-secret spy court failed to persuade a judge to block<p>FBIagents from searching intelligence databases to hunt for evidence of traditional crimes rather than restricting them to national security probes, …

Surveillance

Police Cite Child Victims in Encryption Plea to Congress

The use of strong encryption is preventing state and local police across the U.S. from fully investigating murders, sex offenses against children, …

Apple posts latest Transparency Report, received over 30k law enforcement requests, complied with up to 82%

Apple had published its latest Transparency Report on Government Information Requests, covering the second half of last year. It revealed that it received over 30,000 requests last year, and complied with up to 82% of them. It is not allowed to specify the exact number of National Security …

Surveillance

Manhattan DA, law officials push for encryption legislation

NEW YORK (AP) — Calling it an issue of victims' rights, the Manhattan district attorney urged Congress to pass legislation that would require tech …

Privacy

Looking for common ground in Apple vs. the FBI

A top Apple lawyer and the FBI’s top tech official agreed Tuesday that cooperation between law enforcement agencies and the tech giant could avoid …

Apple denies handing source code to China

(File, AFP)<p>Washington - Apple on Tuesday denied providing Chinese authorities with special access to its devices, as the iPhone maker defended its …

The battle continues: Apple Inc, FBI back in Congress to fight over encryption, law enforcement

WASHINGTON – The growing use of strong default encryption on mobile devices and communications by criminal suspects is handicapping investigators’ …

Lawmakers call for middle ground on law enforcement access to encryption

Technology vendors and law enforcement agencies need to look for a compromise that allows police to gain access to encrypted devices during criminal …

BlackBerry Offers Glomar, 'Bad Guys Got Caught,' In Non-Comment On Canadian Law Enforcement's Full Access To Encrypted Messages

BlackBerry has finally responded to Motherboard's story on the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's apparent full access to encrypted communications -- …

Could This Tech Legislation Make U.S. a Little More Like Communist China?

Top law enforcement organizations are backing an encryption bill to require giving the federal government a “backdoor” to cell phones and other electronic devices during terrorism investigations.<p>But the bill, co-sponsored by Sens. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), appears to be …

Privacy

Apple complied with 80 percent of US law enforcement requests in second half of 2015

US law enforcement asked Apple for information 4,000 times, covering 16,112 devices, in the second half of 2015. Apple complied with 80 percent of the requests, according to the company's transparency report, released Monday.<p>The number of requests Apple received between July and December 2015 …

James Martin

FBI, DEA Taking Two Different Approaches To Pending All Writs Orders Directed At Apple

Some of the other iPhones the FBI tried to pretend <i>weren't</i> going to be the beneficiaries of a precedential All Writs order are apparently not even the …

Unsealed court order shows Apple was ordered to unlock a phone in Boston too

We already knew about San Bernardino and Brooklyn, but according to court documents unsealed on Friday, Apple’s legal struggle with the FBI includes …

Apple’s next encryption battle likely playing out in secret in a Boston court

Motherboard:<p>Apple’s next big encryption battle with the federal government appears to be unfolding in a largely secret court case in Massachusetts …

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Government is on a coast-to-cast phone-unlocking rampage

Right from the start, the current iPhone vs. FBI standoff has revolved around whether it was focused on unlocking one specific handset or setting a …

U.S. Department of Justice

A Maryland court is the first to require a warrant for covert cellphone tracking

A Maryland appeals court has issued what civil liberties groups called the first appellate opinion in the country stating that police must obtain a warrant before using covert cellphone-tracking devices, rebuking Baltimore police and prosecutors for “misleading” judges for years about secret and …

Surveillance

The FBI may have dropped one case against Apple, but the battle is far from over

The San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone was allegedly unlocked by an ‘outside party’, making that case moot. But many others are going forward<p>After a torrent of public criticism and an 11th-hour assist from a mysterious “outside party”, the FBI suddenly dropped its unprecedented demand to Apple on …

Privacy